TU Dortmund University

Logo TU Dortmund UniversityFounded 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. Its faculty has received numerous prestigious grants and distinctions.

TU Dortmund University is a leading player in the following fields:

- Materials, Production Technology and Logistics
- Chemical Biology, Drug Research and Process Engineering
- Data Analysis, Modeling and Simulation
- Education, Schooling and Inclusion. 

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TU Dortmund University in numbers (as of 2017)
· 34,616 students (11% international)
· 2,300 academic staff incl. professors
· 2,107 master’s degrees
· 246 doctoral degrees (average 2015-2017)
· 296 foreign doctoral students and international guest researchers
· €331.5 m budget + €77.4 m third-party funding for research projects

Research facilities and partners
· DELTA - Center for Synchrotron Radiation
· zhb - Center for Higher Education
· DoKoLL - Center for Teacher Training
· 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
· FfG - Institute for Gerontology
· DIS - German Institute for Civic Arts
· FTB - Research Institute for Technology and Disability
· BAuA - Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
· IML - Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics
· ISST - Fraunhofer Institute for Software and Systems Engineering
· ILS - Research Institute for Regional and Urban Development
· INVITE GmbH - Joint venture TU Dortmund University and Bayer
· LogistikCampus - IML and TU Dottmund University
· MPI - Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology

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 (#5 in Europe)
· 350 companies
· 10,000 employees
· €1.1 b turnover 
· Provides incubators for logistics, biomedicine, robotics, IT, micro and nano technology, sensor systems, production technology