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Industrial Engineering, Department

Fakultät Maschinenbau

Technische Universität Dortmund

Fakultät Maschinenbau
Fakultätsübergreifender Studiengang Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen (MB, ET, WISO)
Leonard-Euler-Str. 5
D-44227 Dortmund
Telephone: +49 231 755-2723

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Basic information

Total number of students at the department


Number of master degree students (w/o teacher qualification)


Percentage of teaching by practitioners


Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's


Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase

13/16 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment


Master theses in cooperation with work environment


Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
Courses offered
Study organisation
Exam organisation
Digital teaching elements
Introduction to scientific work
Offers for career orientation
Practical orientation in teaching
Support for stays abroad
Overall study situation
Return rate of the questionnaires


Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
Digital teaching elements
Practical orientation in teaching
Courses offered
Study organisation
Transition to Master's studies
Research orientation
Overall study situation
Support for stays abroad
Return rate of the questionnaires


Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

Practice-oriented learning methods such as laboratories, project work, business games and internships, offers from the Department of Engineering Didactics such as creativity workshops as part of the Engineers Without Borders Challenge, learning laboratories etc.

Special features regarding the international orientation

Event programme of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering with International Day (lectures on studying, doing a doctorate and working abroad, exchange formats for incoming and outgoing students), intercultural training (workshop programme); Personal advice to the faculty on studying abroad and to international students by the International Coordinator, credits for courses taken abroad, raising awareness among students and graduates for work in international contexts and qualifying them to do so, International Office programme to connect people.

Exchange universities for stay abroads

Türkisch-Deutsche Universität, Türkei; Georgia Institute of Technology, USA; Tongji University, China; Université de Technologie de Compiègne, Frankreich; Danmarks Tekniske Universitet, Dänemark.

Special features regarding the equipment

Several CIP pools in the faculty with various software applications, machine halls with test stands, makerspace, remote laboratories, innovation laboratory, cooperation with research institutes such as the Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics.

Special features regarding research activities

The inter-disciplinary focus of the course of study is also maintained with respect to research and development. In this way, synergies created from the various departments during the course of study will continue to be used and expanded.

Support for founders

TU Dortmund initiates, funds and honours company start-ups and transfer from science. It actively supports its students, graduates and staff in the development and implementation of business ideas, in the evaluation, registration and utilisation of inventions and patents as well as in the transfer of knowledge and technology. The many offers and measures are bundled in the Centre for Entrepreneurship & Transfer. The tu>startup founding initiative and the knowledge and technology transfer of the TU Dortmund have received multiple awards.

Other special features

Everyone can participate in sustainability at TU Dortmund: The Sustainability Office offers numerous activities. A certificate can be obtained in the "studium oecologicum". The Department for Equal Opportunities, Family and Diversity (CFV) strengthens the culture of diversity at TU Dortmund. This department develops, implements and accompanies strategies, instruments and measures to improve equal opportunities and family-friendliness.

Further information on research activities

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(S) = Students' judgements

(F) = Facts

(P) = Professors' judgements


Value in percent

Value in points


Thousand Euro

Last Update 2023: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education
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