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view on the north campus © Roland Baege​/​TU Dortmund

TU Dortmund University

Since its foundation more than 50 years ago, T­U Dortmund University has gained a special profile, with 17 departments in natural and engineering sciences, social and ­cultural sciences. The ­university has around 34,270 ­students and 6,500 employees, including around 300 professors. The various scientific disciplines are united by a university spirit in which interdisciplinarity and interaction, communication and cooperation are lived out.

In addition to the scientific profile of TU Dortmund University, there are many opportunities to pursue one's own leisure interests: apart from an indoor and outdoor fitness center, ISP participants can use their sports card to take part in many sports courses and try out various sports. Besides "classic" sports like, e.g., football, there is also underwater rugby. It is also possible to participate in a choir or orchestra.

[Translate to English:] Feuerwerkskörper © Jonas von Werne​/​Unsplash


Dortmund is located in the heart of Europe, is the largest city in the Ruhr Area and home of the soccer club Borussia Dortmund (BVB). All this contributes to the many advantages that will make a study stay in Dortmund unforgettable. Apart from the love of football, there are many other places of interest to discover in Dortmund.

The Ruhr Area and the bordering Rhineland have a lot to offer: many international events are offered during the summer, which participants can reach quickly and safely with the student ticket.