TU Dortmund University

Logo TUDOFounded in 1968, TU Dortmund University is dedicated to a unique cross-weaving of natural sciences and engineering as well as social sciences and cultural studies. With its focus on interdisciplinary cooperation, the university has created a distinctive profile that fosters progressive research and facilitates innovative teaching.

TU Dortmund University is a leading player in the fields of production engineering, electrical engineering and educational research. Its faculty has received numerous prestigious grants and distinctions.

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TUDO in numbers
· 31,583 students (12% international)
· 3,394 academic staff
· 1,145 master’s degrees
· 277 doctoral degrees
· 350 foreign doctoral students and international guest researchers
· €267m budget + €70m third-party funding for research projects

Research facilities and partners
· DELTA - Center for Synchrotron Radiation
· zhb - Center for Research on Higher Education
· DoKoLL - Dortmund Research and Development Center for Training, Learning and Professional Development
· sfs - Social Research Center Dortmund
· ISAS - Leibniz Institute for Analytical Sciences
· IfADo - Leibniz Research Center for Working Environment and Human Factors at TU Dortmund University

Research profile
· Production and logistics
· Chemical biology and biotechnology
· Modeling and optimization of complex processes and systems
· Educational research

Dortmund Technology Park
· Largest technology park in Germany (#3 in Europe)
· 280 companies
· 8,500 jobs (+ 11,000 indirect jobs)
· €438m turnover (+ €1b indirect turnover)
· 10 incubators for logistics, biomedicine, robotics, IT, micro and nano technology, sensor systems, production technology