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North Rhine-Westphilia, Germany
Est. 1968Ranked among top 20 universities in DE
Since its founding 47 years ago, TU Dortmund University (German: Technische Universität Dortmund) is a university in Dortmund, Germany with total enrollment of over 30,000 students and about 3,000 of staff. It is situated in the Ruhr area, the fourth largest urban area in Europe. Popular for its night life Dortmund gains a lot of attention of student and young crowd. The university is highly ranked in terms of its research performance in the areas of physics, electrical engineering, chemistry and economics. The university's main areas of research are the natural sciences, engineering and pedagogy/teacher training in a wide spectrum of subjects, special education and journalism.
German language eligibility:
Even though the university mentions that all the courses are in English, you should know this that syllabus changes every year and so do the book. So, one can’t guarantee that the next book would be in English or German. So to be on a safe side you should acquire some knowledge of German so that you could feel like an active person amongst the German crowd.
The university does not conduct any kind of entrances nor do they ask you to give a German language exam. The only thing that you should worry about is getting visa for your admissions, for which there is a straight forward procedure in case of all the universities.
The population of about 581,612 makes Dortmund the 8th largest city in Germany. Being the 8th largest city, Dortmund has an urban area with some 5.1 million (2011) inhabitants which is the largest urban agglomeration in Germany. The city is full of fun, amusement and people. There are just people everywhere, in each and every corner. Privacy is excused here, but not achieved so easily. If you are a secretive or an introvert person, this city is not a good option for you because the crowd sound haunts even in the sleep if you stay right in the center of the city. But, if you are a party lover and love roaming around a happening place then you’d be at the right place if you live in Dortmund.
The university has different campuses within Dortmund. It consists of two campuses, North and South, which since 1984 have been linked by an automated hanging monorail system, the H-Bahn, which crosses the quaint nature reserve between the campuses at a height of about 50 feet (15 m). One of the most prominent buildings in the university is the Mathetower (Mathematics Tower), which houses the faculty of Mathematics. Apart from that the university’s library is quite an attraction with the volumes of books. Many people from all over the city come there and have a peaceful time all into literature.
The student dormitories are located either on or off campus but either way the Dortmund public transportation guarantees an uncomplicated travel to campus. You will stay in different kinds of dorms and the interior equipment and furniture may consequently vary from dorm to dorm. Most rooms will be single rooms and you will have access to the internet via LAN. Additional costs of living (food & incidentals) add up to approximately 250 Euro per month which is not that expensive considering the population and metropolitan background of the city.
Dortmund the city of technological architecture, world of modern science and campus of big MNCs experiences quite a stubborn weather in terms of cold. The climate is chilly throughout the year, so don’t be shocked with the unstoppable sneezes if you aren’t a local. July is the hottest month in Dortmund with an average temperature of 18°C (64°F) and the coldest is January at 2°C (35°F) with the most daily sunshine hours at 10 in July. The wettest month is June with an average of 92.9mm of rain. It is going to be pretty cold for a South-Eastern but eventually after a while you’ll get used to it.
There are a total of 16 faculties for which the professors are one of the best in whole of the Germany. The university has selected professors on the basis of their eligibility and experience for which students love them. The kind of intelligent talks that happen amongst students and the professors are remembered by students for their whole life. The professors are helpful and have a great fluency in English so that the foreigners do not end up being clueless about their subjects or class group discussions.
The university does not provide any specific financial support to their students, but they have almost 4 to 5 programs through which they get in touch with students and help those who need financial support. The only thing that you should know is that the university does not allow students working part-time as according to them it distracts one from their studies.
Well, the university does conduct in-campus placements but, it has some specifications for which one needs to be eligible enough to attend the exams. There are few initial steps to apply for a placement, in which you will have to fill up forms and acquire the needful books for which syllabus is mentioned. The university conducts an exam on the basis of your studies from the books, the better you score the higher are your chances to get a seat in placements.
TU Dortmund is undoubtedly a renowned and appreciated university who has kept up the good work since decades. Now the only thing that would matter is how one perceives the way of looking at the university. If one can’t handle the schedule and strict timings then kindly look do not take admissions here, engineering is taken pretty seriously here so one must cope up.
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