Business Plans Successfully Introduced by ICT Students
As part of the lecture "Betriebswirtschaftliche Grundlagen der Informations- und Kommunikationstechnik", business ideas from the field of ICT, which…
Excursion to Telekom as Part of the Master's Lecture "Mobile Communication Networks"
Also this year, a visit to the Telekom branch office in Dortmund was on the agenda. Here, the approximately 20 participants had the chance to gain…
Berlin Handbook of Electromobility Published
The new handbook (C.H. Beck Verlag, Publisher: K. Boesche, C. Fest, O. Franz, A. Gaul) examines all legal, transport political and technical…
CNI @ IEEE INFOCOM 2013
Several staff members represent the institute at the 32nd IEEE INFOCOM Conference, which is rich in tradition, in Torino.
On Thursday, April 18,…
Research Team of the Institute Awarded with "Occupational Safety Oscar" (Engl. Transl.)
The D2Sense assistant system for heavy building machines, that results from research by the Communication Networks Institute (Prof. Dr.-Ing. C.…
EU Project SmartC2Net Initiated
The aim of the SmartC2Net (Smart Control of Energy Distribution Grids over Heterogeneous Communication Networks) project which is funded by the…
Rector's Dissertation Prize for Doctorate of the Institute
We are pleased about the fact that Dr.-Ing. Andreas Lewandowski has been awarded with the Rector's Dissertation Prize at the Academic Anniversary of…
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Location & approach
The campus of TU Dortmund University is located close to interstate junction Dortmund West, where the Sauerlandlinie A 45 (Frankfurt-Dortmund) crosses the Ruhrschnellweg B 1 / A 40. The best interstate exit to take from A 45 is “Dortmund-Eichlinghofen” (closer to South Campus), and from B 1 / A 40 “Dortmund-Dorstfeld” (closer to North Campus). Signs for the university are located at both exits. Also, there is a new exit before you pass over the B 1-bridge leading into Dortmund.
To get from North Campus to South Campus by car, there is the connection via Vogelpothsweg/Baroper Straße. We recommend you leave your car on one of the parking lots at North Campus and use the H-Bahn (suspended monorail system), which conveniently connects the two campuses.
TU Dortmund University has its own train station (“Dortmund Universität”). From there, suburban trains (S-Bahn) leave for Dortmund main station (“Dortmund Hauptbahnhof”) and Düsseldorf main station via the “Düsseldorf Airport Train Station” (take S-Bahn number 1, which leaves every 20 or 30 minutes). The university is easily reached from Bochum, Essen, Mülheim an der Ruhr and Duisburg.
You can also take the bus or subway train from Dortmund city to the university: From Dortmund main station, you can take any train bound for the Station “Stadtgarten”, usually lines U41, U45, U 47 and U49. At “Stadtgarten” you switch trains and get on line U42 towards “Hombruch”. Look out for the Station “An der Palmweide”. From the bus stop just across the road, busses bound for TU Dortmund University leave every ten minutes (445, 447 and 462). Another option is to take the subway routes U41, U45, U47 and U49 from Dortmund main station to the stop “Dortmund Kampstraße”. From there, take U43 or U44 to the stop “Dortmund Wittener Straße”. Switch to bus line 447 and get off at “Dortmund Universität S”.
The AirportExpress is a fast and convenient means of transport from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Dortmund Central Station, taking you there in little more than 20 minutes. From Dortmund Central Station, you can continue to the university campus by interurban railway (S-Bahn). A larger range of international flight connections is offered at Düsseldorf Airport (DUS), which is about 60 kilometres away and can be directly reached by S-Bahn from the university station.
The H-Bahn is one of the hallmarks of TU Dortmund University. There are two stations on North Campus. One (“Dortmund Universität S”) is directly located at the suburban train stop, which connects the university directly with the city of Dortmund and the rest of the Ruhr Area. Also from this station, there are connections to the “Technologiepark” and (via South Campus) Eichlinghofen. The other station is located at the dining hall at North Campus and offers a direct connection to South Campus every five minutes.
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”.