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The Department of Physics strives for a high degree of internationalization in research and teaching. On the one hand, we want to give foreign students the opportunity to come to TU Dortmund University and, on the other hand, we encourage our students to spend time abroad at universities abroad. In addition to one- or two-semester stays abroad, internships or the completion of theses abroad are also possible. We also provide information about suitable funding opportunities, e.g. through participation in the Erasmus+ programme or individual funding from TU Dortmund University.

Particularly noteworthy is the international Master's programme Advanced Methods in Particle Physics, which will be offered jointly with the universities of Bologna and Clermont Auvergne from winter semester 2021/22.

You can find a lot of information about international exchange at TU Dortmund University on the pages of the International Office. Information on departmental questions can be obtained from our contact person for internationalization.



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Location & approach

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.

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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".

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