On the following pages you will find helpful information on counseling services and contact points for all aspects of studying at TU Dortmund University.
The various counseling services at TU Dortmund University help prospective students with a refugee background
• to choose the right degree program,
• to apply for and get enrolled in a degree program, and
• to solve problems and answer all kinds of questions during the studies themselves.
Open office hour for Refugees at the International Office
The Refugee Counseling and Integration Office at the International Office is the first contact point for your questions regarding a degree program at TU Dortmund University.
The open office hours of the Refugee Counseling and Integration Office take place once a week:
Wednesday, 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Emil-Figge-Straße 73, Pavilion 10, Room 112, 44227 Dortmund
There is no need to make an appointment beforehand. If you cannot make it to these open office hours, you can also arrange an individual appointment for the counseling. Please do not hesitate to contact us via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In our individual counseling you can get information on the following topics, among others:
• University entrance qualification (Hochschulzugangsberechtigung, HZB)
• Language requirements for studying at TU Dortmund University
• Language support "NRWege ins Studium" for refugees
• Scholarships for refugees during the initial phase of the studies and for students with a refugee background
• Further support programs and events on the campus
We are also happy to refer you to other counseling services offered by TU Dortmund University. Below you will find an overview of the offers.
In case of any questions regarding study applications via uni-assist, prospective students with and without refugee background can come to our open office hours focusing specifically on all questions related to uni-assist.
These office hours take place once a week:
Wednesday, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Emil-Figge-Straße 73, Pavilion 10, Room 112, 44227 Dortmund
The service hotline of uni-assist e.V. can be reached from Monday to Friday between 9:00 a.m. und 3:00 p.m. via the following telephone number: 030 201 646 001.
The Central Student Advisory Service offers general guidance regarding the general framework of university studies, the choice of the right subject and the different degree programs offered at TU Dortmund University. On the website of the Central Student Advisory Service you can learn more about the services and the current office hours.
The Psychological Counseling is part of the services provided for all students of TU Dortmund University by the Central Student Advisory Service. This counseling service is free for all enrolled students and you do not have to show your health insurance card to make use of it.
Each faculty at TU Dortmund University has its own degree program advisors who can give prospective and enrolled students detailed information about the study and examination regulations of specific degree programs. They also inform applicants about specific admission restrictions of certain degree programs and study opportunities in general. You can find an overview of the different advisors here.
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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.