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The university of applied sciences in facts, figures and data

Fachhochschule Dortmund is one of the ten largest universities of applied sciences in Germany. You can find an overview of further key facts here.

(as at: 1.12.2023)

Teaching at the FH

Over 250 lecturers teach in around 70 degree programs

8 Faculties

Applied Social Sciences, Architecture, Design, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Business Studies

Around 70 degree programs

Application-oriented - full-time, part-time, part-time, dual. With a complete educational program: Bachelor, Master up to a cooperative doctorate.


Fachhochschule Dortmund offers space for numerous research focuses.

Around EUR 10.5 million in third-party funding income (in 2023)

Strong research and numerous transfer projects

International university

Fachhochschule Dortmund is an internationally networked university of applied sciences

Around 170 partner universities in 56 countries

The faculties and institutes of Fachhochschule Dortmund maintain cooperative relationships with universities on all five continents.

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The worldwide university cooperations at a glance

Study & Career

The students and staff are the heart of Fachhochschule Dortmund.

13,451 students

thereof 1,769 international students

914 employees

of which 664 employees and 250 lecturers

Management & Organs



Foundation of the "Royal Master Craftsmen's School for Mechanical Engineers"


Founding of Fachhochschule Dortmund

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