Study Abroad Storyteller: Read the latest report from Jonas at Tec de Monterrey, Mexiko
Read the latest report from Joanas, our Storyteller this Winter Semester 2022/23 at Tecnólogico de Monterrey in Mexico.
New Alumni Portrait: Eugenia Rabben
In the series "Alumni Portraits", Eugenia Rabben reflects on the influence of her stay abroad on her further career path.
Online Event 15.12.: Lehigh University Global Village in the USA
During this event alumni and representatives of the Iacocca Institute will introduce the Global Village Program for summer 2023!
Deadline 15.1.: IAESTE Internships worldwide
Are you studying science, engineering or business? Then apply by 15 January for an IAESTE internship from June 2023!
International Career Fair brings Students and Companies Together
Students from 30 countries were registered for the 11th International Career Fair to meet 25 local and regional companies.
Eat & Read invites you to the IBZ!
Join us for our next Eat & Read: A chance to network and study while enjoying fresh waffles, coffee, and tea for all TU members.
Application Deadlines 15.1./19.3.: Lehigh University Global Village for Future Leaders in the USA
Have an unforgettable experience during this program and expand your personal and professional network!
PROMOS Scholarships for Stays Abroad
The scholarship program from the DAAD and BMBF helps TU Dortmund students better afford their stays abroad. Application deadlines throughout the year!
"StartSmart" - the game for international first-year students
New at TU Dortmund University? Play our "StartSmart" game on your mobile phone and get lots of useful information about starting your studies!
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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