TU Dortmund University (TUDO) hosts 17 faculties ranging from natural sciences and engineering to social sciences and humanities. The university currently counts over 34,000 students – about 4,000 of those being international students - and 6,500 members of staff, including 300 professors. Research at TU Dortmund University is particularly renowned in four profile areas ‘ Materials, Production Technology and Logistics; Chemical Biology, Drug Research and Process Engineering; Data Analysis, Modeling and Simulation; Education, Schooling and Inclusion. TU Dortmund University presently participates in the Cluster of Excellence “Ruhr Explores Solvation (RESOLV)” and coordinates four Collaborative Research Centers.
TU Dortmund University awards more than 250 doctoral degrees per year. A core concern of TU Dortmund University is to promote young scientists – for example through a Graduate Center, the alliance with the Research Academy Ruhr and welcome services for international researchers.