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Physics HelpDesk

You still haven't understood the material of your physics lecture correctly or are puzzling over one of the exercises? Then grab your exercise notes and documents and visit the Physics HelpDesk! For the winter semester 22/23, the Department of Physics is offering such a HelpDesk for all physics courses of the first four semesters for the first time. This concerns the lectures and exercises of the modules

  • Physics I-IV,
  • Experimental Physics I-III,
  • Theoretical Physics I-II.

Experienced teaching staff are available at the HelpDesk to support you with all content-related questions. We make a point of ensuring that all members of the HelpDesk team are not currently teaching in the modules you are taking.

The HelpDesk is offered daily at 11:30-12:30 in the foyer of the physics building (near the passage to lecture hall building 2). There is a large poster there, so you cannot miss the location. The HelpDesk starts in the second week of the semester, i.e. on 17.10.22.

The HelpDesk team in winter semester 21/22

Portrait of Jörg Bünemann © Jörg Bünemann​/​TU Dortmund
Jörg Bünemann
Portrait of Gary Ferkinghoff © Gary Ferkinghoff​/​ TU Dortmund
Gary Ferkinghoff
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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.

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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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