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Many reasons for TU Dortmund University


  • TU Dortmund University has a unique profile.

  • Language courses during the semester (several levels & free of charge for exchange students!)

  • Dortmund Doubles / Buddy Programm (exchange students are brought together with a Dortmund student in advance to make their start in Dortmund easier)

  • Academic support before, during and after the mobility (individual course guidance)

  • Exchange students can choose courses from all departments - the choice is huge!

  • Alternatively, the International Office can also arrange full-time teaching internships in the Ruhr area

  • Reservation of accommodation possible, assistance with administrative formalities, simplified registration (the International Office offers a range of services for exchange students)

  • A colorful campus life due to numerous offers from university sports, university music and campus gastronomy (in German).

  • Special support for students with disabilities or with child(ren)

  • With the included "Semester Ticket", students are mobile throughout North Rhine-Westphalia (to travel by public transport)

  • Special prices for TU Dortmund University students at the Theater Dortmund

  • In exceptional cases, additional courses can be attended at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum and/or the University of Duisburg-Essen (UA Ruhr)

  • The city of Dortmund with its almost 600,000 inhabitants is an attractive place in the middle of the Ruhr area and also the second greenest city in Germany (over 500,000 inhabitants) - nobody is bored here #visitDortmund

You will feel at home with us!

Foto von Seok-Vee Hong, einer lächenden jungen Frau mit langen schwarzen Haaren.
Seok Vee
Providence University, Taiwan
„TU Dortmund University is so much more than what I’ve had in mind. From the administrative to the facilities, TU Dortmund University has never failed me! It made my exchange experience so much better especially with the people I’ve met there and made friends with.“
Foto von Mahin Attygalle, einem jungen lachenden Mann mit kurzen schwarzen Haaren, der ein graues T-Shirt trägt.
Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus, Malaysia
„The University staff and my TU Dortmund University buddy were really helpful and friendly.“


Exchange Students (Worldwide | ISEP | USA Program)


If you have any questions regarding your exchange at TU Dortmund University, please also have a look at our FAQs