TU Dortmund University Rankings

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In the World#724 of 14178
In Europe#273 of 2794
In Germany#41 of 372
In North Rhine-Westphalia#7 of 65
In Dortmund#1 of 3
In Physics#196 of 5,939

Quick Review

Enrollment
34,616
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
German;English

Publications & Citations

Publications
27,074
Citations
652,077

TU Dortmund University majors

by publication count

Physics
4,713
Chemistry
4,673
Computer science
3,888
Mathematics
2,951
Materials science
2,459
Engineering
1,321
Political science
854
Psychology
694
Biology
626
Philosophy
513
Medicine
438
Economics
401
Business
320
Sociology
224
Art
198
Environmental science
114
Geography
97
Geology
52
History
17

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Physics190224,614
Philosophy3351,072
Computer science35869,941
Mathematics36547,823
Art444439
Chemistry49098,996
Engineering50117,015
Political science5683,042
Materials science65036,349
Economics7856,255
Psychology85617,518
Biology95239,140
Business9603,787
Sociology11811,385
Geography13151,111
Medicine17045,795
Environmental science17381,262
Geology1823442
History36841

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19902512329
19912332378
19922442825
19932212600
19942663138
19952423558
19962903801
19973163810
19983563901
19993384290
20003814687
20013435053
20024036031
20034256788
20043947535
20054819237
200653310600
200756512045
200877014077
200996616289
2010103617697
2011112122669
2012128332622
2013125935298
2014140837730
2015150546754
2016162948608
2017163348378
2018161844692
2019163452627
2020135749915

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (Reifezeugnis) or equivalent
Academic CalendarOctober to September (October - March; April-September)
Enrollment34,616
Full time employee2,750
Student:staff ratio13:1

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students$500$500
International students$500$500

TU Dortmund University has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics+++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT+++
Maths | Natural Sciences+++
Bachelor's DegreeAnthropology, Applied Mathematics, Architecture, Architecture and Planning, Art Education, Bioengineering, Biological and Life Sciences, Catholic Theology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Education, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Data Processing, Economics, Education of the Socially Disadvantaged, Educational Sciences, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, English, Fine Arts, Foreign Languages Education, German, Health Education, Humanities and Social Science Education, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Journalism, Literature, Machine Building, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Technology, Modern Languages, Music, Music Education, Native Language Education, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Political Sciences, Primary Education, Protestant Theology, Psychology, Religious Education, Science Education, Social Sciences, Special Education, Sports, Statistics, Technology, Technology Education, Textile Design, Town Planning, Transport Management
MasterApplied Linguistics, Applied Mathematics, Architecture, Automation and Control Engineering, Bioengineering, Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Data Processing, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Journalism, Literature, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Primary Education, Production Engineering, Real Estate, Regional Planning, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Robotics, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Special Education, Statistics, Structural Architecture, Town Planning, Transport Management, Vocational Education
PhDAmerican Studies, Architecture, Art Education, Art History, Automation and Control Engineering, Bioengineering, Business Administration, Catholic Theology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Economics, Education, Electronic Engineering, English Studies, Fine Arts, Germanic Studies, History, Industrial Engineering, Journalism, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Music Education, Musicology, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Protestant Theology, Psychology, Regional Planning, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Robotics, Science Education, Social Sciences, Sports, Statistics, Town Planning, Transport Management
HabilitationArts and Humanities, Cultural Studies, Education, Mathematics, Psychology, Regional Planning, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Sociology, Theology

General info

Alternative namesTUDO
Technische Universität Dortmund
Founded1968
WikipediaTechnical University of Dortmund
AccreditationAQAS; ASIIN; ZEvA
MottoEinzigartig Kommunikativ Innovativ
Unique Communicative Innovative
Colorsgreen
Academic structureFaculty of Mathematics
Faculty of Physics
Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Faculty of Computer Science
Faculty of Statistics
Faculty of Biochemical and Chemical Engineering
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
Faculty of Spatial Planning
Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering
Faculty of Economics
Faculty of Educational Research, Psychology and Sociology
Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences
Faculty of Human Sciences and Theology
Faculty of Cultural Studies
Faculty of Arts and Sports Science
Affiliations and membershipsEuropean University Association (EUA)
German Rectors' Conference (HRK)
University Alliance Ruhr (UA Ruhr)

Location and Contacts

AddressAugust-Schmidt-Strasse 4
Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, 44227
Germany
City population587,000
Phone+49 (231) 755 1
Fax+49 (231) 755 5150

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