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Technische Universität Dortmund

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Established in 1968, the Technische Universität Dortmund (TU Dortmund University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Dortmund (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), North Rhine-Westphalia. Officially recognized by the Ministerium für Kultur und Wissenschaft des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (Ministry of Culture and Science of North Rhine-Westphalia), Technische Universität Dortmund (TUDO) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational German higher education institution. Technische Universität Dortmund (TUDO) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 54-year-old German higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. TUDO also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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Technische Universität Dortmund's Control Typepublic


Technische Universität Dortmund's Entity Typenon-profit


Technische Universität Dortmund' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Technische Universität Dortmund's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (English) TU Dortmund University
Acronym TUDO
Founded 1968
Motto Einzigartig Kommunikativ Innovativ
Unique Communicative Innovative
Colours Green

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University Location

Address August-Schmidt-Strasse 4
44227 North Rhine-Westphalia
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Technische Universität Dortmund Phone Number +49 (231) 755 1
Technische Universität Dortmund Fax Number +49 (231) 755 5150

Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Technische Universität Dortmund's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Technische Universität Dortmund's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Technische Universität Dortmund's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Technische Universität Dortmund.

Technische Universität Dortmund: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Technische Universität Dortmund's admission information.

Technische Universität Dortmund's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Technische Universität Dortmund's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Technische Universität Dortmund a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Technische Universität Dortmund's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Technische Universität Dortmund's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

TU Dortmund University has more than 2500 international students.

Technische Universität Dortmund's Admission Office Admission Office

Emil-Figge-Strasse 61
Dortmund 44227
(0) 231 755 6349

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Technische Universität Dortmund.

Technische Universität Dortmund's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Technische Universität Dortmund has an enrollment range of 25,000-29,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Technische Universität Dortmund's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 300-399 academic employees (Faculty).

Technische Universität Dortmund's Control Type Control Type

Technische Universität Dortmund is a public higher education institution.

Technische Universität Dortmund's Entity Type Entity Type

Technische Universität Dortmund is a non-profit higher education institution.

Technische Universität Dortmund's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Technische Universität Dortmund's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Technische Universität Dortmund does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Technische Universität Dortmund's main facilities:

Technische Universität Dortmund's Library University Library

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Technische Universität Dortmund's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Technische Universität Dortmund's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Technische Universität Dortmund's main services:

Technische Universität Dortmund's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Technische Universität Dortmund's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Technische Universität Dortmund's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Technische Universität Dortmund's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Technische Universität Dortmund's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Technische Universität Dortmund's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Technische Universität Dortmund is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Ministerium für Kultur und Wissenschaft des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen

Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Technische Universität Dortmund's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Foundation for the Accreditation of Study Programmes in Germany
  • Agency for Quality Assurance (AQAS)
  • Accreditation Agency for Study Programs in Engineering, Informatics, Natural Sciences and Mathematics (ASIIN)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Technische Universität Dortmund's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • German Rectors' Conference (HRK)
  • University Alliance Ruhr (UA Ruhr)

Academic Structure


Most higher education institutions' first-level academic divisions are, depending on the country, one of the following...

  • Colleges
  • Faculties
  • Schools
  • Institutes
  • Academies
  • Departments
  • Divisions
  • Centers

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and fields of study a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.

Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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