Both at the TU Dortmund University and in joint cooperation with external providers and partners, a wide range of interdisciplinary events can be chosen from.
The Graduate Center is the central service facility for early career researchers at the TU Dortmund University. It supports (prospective) doctoral candidates, postdocs, and junior faculty on their career path by providing individual advice, transferable skills training, and networking.The Graduate Center offers a variety of events on topics relevant to research. These include, for example,the path to a doctorate or professorship, financing options and obtaining third-party funding, self-presentation and time management, or even career planning and application. The event format ranges from the classic information event and workshop to the well-known ScienceSlam format, which offers young researchers a stage to present their research to an audience from outside the field. Events are offered in both German and English.
The Graduate Center is part of the Research Support Services (Referat Forschungsförderung), which serves as a contact for members of TU Dortmund University in matters such as funding advice, project management and research data management. For more information and additional event offerings, please visit the corresponding website.
In the Research Academy Ruhr (RAR), the universities of Bochum, Dortmund and Duisburg-Essen combine offers for the promotion of young scientists. Its range of events is aimed at different target groups and deals with various research-related topics such as career planning, self- and project management, management of research data, scientific networking and women in research. The format also ranges from classic events to workshops and an academy lasting several days. Events are offered in both German and English
Further information can be found through the current event calendar (mostly DE).
The Center for Higher Education (zhb) invites national and international researchers and experts to present their research findings regarding different aspects of university transformation within the scope of the “Higher Education Research Colloquium Series”.
All interested parties – including members of other faculties, students, and externals – are cordially invited to participate in the colloquia.
For further information concerning the talks, please refer to the zhb's website.
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Location & approach
The campus of TU Dortmund University is located close to interstate junction Dortmund West, where the Sauerlandlinie A 45 (Frankfurt-Dortmund) crosses the Ruhrschnellweg B 1 / A 40. The best interstate exit to take from A 45 is "Dortmund-Eichlinghofen" (closer to Campus Süd), and from B 1 / A 40 "Dortmund-Dorstfeld" (closer to Campus Nord). Signs for the university are located at both exits. Also, there is a new exit before you pass over the B 1-bridge leading into Dortmund.
To get from Campus Nord to Campus Süd by car, there is the connection via Vogelpothsweg/Baroper Straße. We recommend you leave your car on one of the parking lots at Campus Nord and use the H-Bahn (suspended monorail system), which conveniently connects the two campuses.
TU Dortmund University has its own train station ("Dortmund Universität"). From there, suburban trains (S-Bahn) leave for Dortmund main station ("Dortmund Hauptbahnhof") and Düsseldorf main station via the "Düsseldorf Airport Train Station" (take S-Bahn number 1, which leaves every 20 or 30 minutes). The university is easily reached from Bochum, Essen, Mülheim an der Ruhr and Duisburg.
You can also take the bus or subway train from Dortmund city to the university: From Dortmund main station, you can take any train bound for the Station "Stadtgarten", usually lines U41, U45, U 47 and U49. At "Stadtgarten" you switch trains and get on line U42 towards "Hombruch". Look out for the Station "An der Palmweide". From the bus stop just across the road, busses bound for TU Dortmund University leave every ten minutes (445, 447 and 462). Another option is to take the subway routes U41, U45, U47 and U49 from Dortmund main station to the stop "Dortmund Kampstraße". From there, take U43 or U44 to the stop "Dortmund Wittener Straße". Switch to bus line 447 and get off at "Dortmund Universität S".
The H-Bahn is one of the hallmarks of TU Dortmund University. There are two stations on Campus Nord. One ("Dortmund Universität S") is directly located at the suburban train stop, which connects the university directly with the city of Dortmund and the rest of the Ruhr Area. Also from this station, there are connections to the "Technologiepark" and (via Campus Süd) Eichlinghofen. The other station is located at the dining hall at Campus Nord and offers a direct connection to Campus Süd every five minutes.
The AirportExpress is a fast and convenient means of transport from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Dortmund Central Station, taking you there in little more than 20 minutes. From Dortmund Central Station, you can continue to the university campus by interurban railway (S-Bahn). A larger range of international flight connections is offered at Düsseldorf Airport (DUS), which is about 60 kilometres away and can be directly reached by S-Bahn from the university station.
The facilities of TU Dortmund University are spread over two campuses, the larger Campus North and the smaller Campus South. Additionally, some areas of the university are located in the adjacent "Technologiepark".Zum Lageplan