TU Dortmund University

TU Dortmund University

TU Dortmund University (Technische Universität Dortmund) is a large applied sciences university that has been at the heart of the Ruhr's transition from heavy industry to sustainable energy and high-tech production.

Renowned for its chemistry, physics, and engineering courses, TU funds research in everything from drug development to robotics. Its engineering department regularly wins international robot soccer competitions!

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With 35,000 students, TU is one of the largest specialized science universities in Germany. Set in the countryside a short bus ride from central Dortmund, the campus hosts four faculties, and offers almost 50 taught degrees. This includes both Bachelors and Masters options, as well as courses tailored to international students, including Automation and Robotics, Data Science, and Chemical Engineering.

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Situated in the thriving Ruhr region, TU Dortmund University plays a pivotal role in providing the advanced skills that modern German companies require. Courses vary, but usually have an emphasis on cutting edge technology, whether that involves automation and robotic engineering, developing new medications and medical technology, or learning the latest manufacturing management techniques.

Most of TU's courses are taught in German, but the school has an international perspective, with a set of popular English language courses that attract students from across the world. With liaison offices in major cities like New York, Sao Paolo, and Moscow, TU forges links worldwide with researchers and prospective students. It's also a pleasant place to study -  just outside Dortmund itself, the campus is spacious, green, and features unique architecture, including the instantly recognizable Mathematics Tower.

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Explore TU Dort­mund English-taught Degree Programs:

  • Advanced Methods in Particle Physics (IMAPP)
  • Automation and Robotics
  • Chemical Engineering – Specialization “Process Sys­tems Engineering”
  • Data Science
  • Econometrics
  • Manufacturing Technology (MMT)
  • Spatial Planning
  • SPRING - Regional Development Planning and Management

To know more about TU Dort­mund study programs follow the link.

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