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Change of course of study

Transfer to a higher semester

To enroll in the bachelor's degree programs in mechanical engineering, logistics, and industrial engineering, there is no mandatory requirement that you apply for a higher semester.
For example, in order to meet deadlines, you can enroll in the first semester and then have your credits recognized during the course of your studies. There is no deadline for applying for recognition of examination achievements.

Please note the recognition regulations of the TU Dortmund University.
If you would like to start your bachelor studies in the summer semester, you must be placed in at least the 2nd semester.

The following applies:

  • For the placement into the 2nd semester you need 15 LP.
  • For the placement into the 3rd semester you need 45 LP.
  • For the placement into the 4th semester you need 75 LP.
  • For the placement into the 5th semester you need 105 LP.

Change of study program within the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

Here's how it works

If the modules/courses are identical and are anchored in both degree programs, such as Higher Mathematics I or Manufacturing, etc., they can be recognized directly via the study coordination.

For all other modules, the recognition is always done via the responsible module representative. Please use the following form. The responsibility can be found in the module handbook of the respective study program.

Send the completed form including attachments by email to Ms. Gurski, Study Coordination.

After approval by the chairman of the examination board, the documents are forwarded directly to the central examination administration. You can take the recognition from the BOSS approx. 4 weeks later.

Submit the applications for the higher subject semester to the Student Administration Office. Information on applying for the higher semester can be found here

 

  • It is very important to observe the deadlines! All important dates and deadlines can be found here.
  • The B. Sc. Industrial Engineering and Management is admission restricted up to and including the 4th semester.

Please note that different deadlines apply to international students! Please contact the International Office!

External applicants

You have studied at another university or at another faculty of TU Dortmund University and would now like to start studying at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering.

 

Here's how it works!

If the modules/courses are identical and are anchored in both degree programs, such as Higher Mathematics I or Manufacturing, etc., they can be recognized directly via the study coordination.

For all other modules, the recognition is always done via the responsible module representative. Please use the following form. The responsibility can be found in the module handbook of the respective study program.

Send the completed form including attachments by email to Ms. Gurski, Study Coordination.

After approval by the chairman of the examination board, the documents are forwarded directly to the central examination administration. You can take the recognition from the BOSS approx. 4 weeks later.

Submit the applications for the higher subject semester to the Student Administration Office. Information on applying for the higher semester can be found here.

 

  • It is very important to observe the deadlines! (15.03./15.09)
    All important dates and deadlines can be found here
  • The B. Sc. Industrial Engineering and Management is admission restricted up to and including the 4th semester.

Please note that different deadlines apply to international students! Please contact the International Office!

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 Campus Süd), and from B 1 / A 40 "Dort­mund-Dorstfeld" (closer to Campus Nord). 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 Campus Nord to Campus Süd by car, there is the connection via Vogelpothsweg/Baroper Straße. We recommend you leave your car on one of the parking lots at Campus Nord 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 H-Bahn is one of the hallmarks of TU Dort­mund University. There are two stations on Campus Nord. 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 Campus Süd) Eichlinghofen. The other station is located at the dining hall at Campus Nord and offers a direct connection to Campus Süd every five minutes.

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.

Interactive map

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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