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Basic information

Kind of Institution and funding body
University, public
Year of foundation
1968
Total number of Students
33,272
Students at this campus
33,272
Semester contribution
314.37 €
Tuition fees
no data

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
0%
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
20.8%
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
18.8%
Humanities, Languages
12.9%
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
45.8%
Other studies
1.8%

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
58.8%
Master's degree
17.8%
Teacher qualification degree
22.7%
Pre-Bologna degrees
0.2%
Other types of degrees
0.5%

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling

Special features regarding the library

Locations: A main library and 3 departmental libraries. In addition, an information centre for technology and patents, the TU Dortmund university archive and a catalogue plus with virtual systems. Stock: The library is home to nearly 1.76 m media items. In addition, around 97,000 E-Books and 42,333 E-Journals licensed by the library are available on campus. Services: The main library is open seven days a week. From Monday to Friday, people can study and research here from 07:00 to 01:00. On Saturdays and Sundays, the main library is open from 09:00 to 01:00. So the university library is open 122 hours a week. It is closed on public holidays. Emil Figge Library, the university library’s largest departmental library, is also open on Saturdays from 09: 00 to 16: 00.
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Foreign language center and courses

There is a foreign language centre. Languages offered: English, French, German as a foreign language, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Swedish, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Latin, Turkish, Arabic, Dutch, German Sign Language, Kurdish.
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Special features regarding university sports

The university offers its own sports programme. Dortmund students may participate in the university sports programme of other selected universities. Participation is subject to fees. About 75 types of sports and fitness studio directly on campus. Most of the sports programme can be used without additional costs after obtaining the sports card (from €15/semester); Several sporting events each year, such as campus runs with more than 1,600 runners or the campus football league. Since 2018, there has been a completely redeveloped outdoor area with artificial grass, beach volleyball and soccer boxes. The new outdoor fitness station, ‘TUrnpunkt’, is in the middle of the campus and is freely accessible.
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Last update 2023: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education