The Center for Higher Education (zhb) offers a wide range of courses in the field of university didactics in order to promote the professionalization of teaching and to improve the quality of teaching. The offer includes, among other things, a three-day event "Start in teaching" („Start in die Lehre“), which is aimed at people who are pursuing a teaching career for the first time. In addition, there is an interesting supporting program of workshops and support in the area of digital teaching. The "Digital Teaching" portal of the TU Dortmund University presents methods, tools and tips for good learning and teaching in the online format. By participating in a qualification program, there is also the opportunity to acquire the certificate "Professional Teaching Competence for Higher Education".
The Research Support Services assists researchers at all career levels with non-scientific matters related to research. This includes information and support in obtaining external funding, project management of national and international collaborative projects, promotion of young scientists and support in research careers, advice and information on research data management, as well as information services and a comprehensive program of events.
The Graduate Center is the central service facility for young scientists at TU Dortmund University. It supports doctoral candidates, postdocs and junior faculty on their career path and complements the specialist training of the faculties with interdisciplinary advice, qualification and networking.
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The campus of the Technical University of Dortmund is located near the freeway junction Dortmund West, where the Sauerland line A45 crosses the Ruhr expressway B1/A40. The Dortmund-Eichlinghofen exit on the A45 leads to the South Campus, the Dortmund-Dorstfeld exit on the A40 leads to the North Campus. The university is signposted at both exits.
The "Dortmund Universität" S-Bahn station is located directly on the North Campus. From there, the S-Bahn line S1 runs every 20 or 30 minutes to Dortmund main station and in the opposite direction to Düsseldorf main station via Bochum, Essen and Duisburg. In addition, the university can be reached by bus lines 445, 447 and 462. Timetable information can be found on the homepage of the Rhine-Ruhr transport association, and DSW21 also offer an interactive route network map.
One of the landmarks of the TU Dortmund is the H-Bahn. Line 1 runs every 10 minutes between Dortmund Eichlinghofen and the Technology Center via Campus South and Dortmund University S, while Line 2 commutes every 5 minutes between Campus North and Campus South. It covers this distance in two minutes.
From Dortmund Airport, it takes just over 20 minutes to get to Dortmund Central Station by AirportExpress and from there to the university by S-Bahn. A wider range of international flight connections is offered by Düsseldorf Airport, about 60 kilometers away, which can be reached directly by S-Bahn from the university's train station.
The facilities of TU Dortmund University are spread over two campuses, the larger Campus North and the smaller Campus South. Additionally, some areas of the university are located in the adjacent "Technologiepark".Zum Lageplan