The university floor at the Dortmunder U brings the TU campus into the city: TU Dortmund University is here to show that art, creativity and the associated innovations have an important place at the university, and that science is a vital part of culture. You can find out more about the project and the events of TU Dortmund University in the Dortmunder U here.
TU Dortmund University stands for the interplay between a unique ensemble of natural sciences and engineering, and the social and cultural sciences. Around 300 professors, 6,500 employees and over 33,440 students at TU Dortmund University are promoting advances in knowledge and methodology, getting technical innovations off the ground and helping shape cultural change.
By establishing its City Campus on the university floor of the Dortmunder U Center for Arts and Creativity, the university is taking a deliberate step into the Dortmund city center and towards the people of Dortmund. The City Campus is a window into TU Dortmund University in the city. Its presence in the Dortmunder U opens up new areas of experience and opportunities for teachers and students to actively participate in the city’s community. The focus of the work is sharing knowledge about and between different academic cultures. With that in mind, interested members of the public are given the opportunity to find out more about TU Dortmund University, by attending exhibitions, readings, workshops and other events. By participating in joint projects with in-house partners and with other actors from the city and within region, TU Dortmund University sees the opportunity to strengthen the Center for Art and Creativity and thus make a sustainable contribution to the development of the Ruhr metropolitan area.