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24. 08. 2018
Research Profile TU Dortmund University
Founded in 1968, TU Dortmund University is dedicated to a unique cross-weaving of natural sciences and engineering as well as social sciences and cultural studies.
With its focus on interdisciplinary cooperation, the university has created a distinctive profile which fosters progressive research and facilitates innovative teaching.
TU Dortmund University is a leading player in the fields of production engineering, electrical engineering and educational research. Its faculty has received numerous prestigious grants and distinctions.
The Center for Entrepreneurship & Transfer (CET) offers entrepreneurial research and education as well as a comprehensive range of startup services such as infrastructure, consultancy and coaching, support for business plan competitions, and identifying financing options and mentors.
TUDO in numbers
- 34,616 students (11% international)
- 2,300 academic staff (incl. professors)
- 2,107 master’s degrees per year
- 224 doctoral degrees per year
- 296 foreign doctoral students and international guest researchers
- €331.5m budget +incl. €77.4m third-party funding for research projects
Research facilities and partners
- Center for Synchrotron Radiation (DELTA)
- Center for Higher Education (zhb)
- Dortmund Center for Teacher Training and Teaching/Learning Research (DoKoLL)
- Research Institute for Technology and Disability (FTB)
- Institute for Gerontology (FfG)
Institute for Civic Arts (DIS)
- Materials, Production Technology and Logistics
- Chemical Biology, Drug Research and Process Engineering
- Data Analysis, Modeling and Simulation
- Education, Schooling and Inclusion
Dortmund Technology Park
- Largest technology park in Germany (#5 in Europe)
- around 350 companies
- 20,000 employees (incl. academic staff)
- €1.1b turnover
- Europe’s largest incubator with more than 100.000 sqm incubation space for diverse technologies such as logistics, biomedicine, robotics, IT, micro and nano technology, sensor systems and production technology