The TU University has breastfeeding and quiet rooms on both campuses of the TU Dortmund University (there are also diaper-changing facilities here):
- Emil-Figge-Straße 50, Sanitary room 0.241 - the key can be obtained from the porters in the foyer.
- HG II, Sanitary room 0.215, (Otto-Hahn-Str. 4) - the key can be obtained from the porters at the main entrance
- SRG I, Sanitary room 0.008, (Friedrich-Wöhler-Weg 4-6) - the key can be obtained from the porters at the main entrance
- New building Chemistry-Physics building, Otto-Hahn-Str. 4a, Sanitary room E0-103
- Otto-Hahn-Str. 8, mail room and first aid room, ground floor R. 109 (the staff in the building will open the door - please ask on site).
- In the foyer of the Mensage building: Diaper changing and breastfeeding area across from InfoPoint, a room suited with two armchairs, changing table and a sink. The key is also available at the InfoPoint.
The women's room provides sofas and a changing table: Emil-Figge-Str. 50, ground floor, R. 0504 (for women only!).
In the TU Lounge provides sofas, beach chairs and a changing table: Otto-Hahn-Str. 4, P1, Etg. 03, R. 111a
- HG I, Room 107 (South Campus, August-Schmidt-Str. 4)
- MB III, Sanitary room, 1st floor R. 1.016 (Campus South, Baroper Strasse 303).
The rooms are each equipped with a changing table and some of them also with a kettle and two comfortable seating areas. Here you can change and/or breastfeed your child(ren) in a quiet and pleasant atmosphere.
There is also a recliner in each of the rooms, so that pregnant women can also use this room for rest periods.
Keys for the breastfeeding and quiet rooms can be picked up from the respective nearby porter.
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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 South Campus), and from B 1 / A 40 “Dortmund-Dorstfeld” (closer to North Campus). 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 North Campus to South Campus by car, there is the connection via Vogelpothsweg/Baroper Straße. We recommend you leave your car on one of the parking lots at North Campus 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 15 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 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.
The H-Bahn is one of the hallmarks of TU Dortmund University. There are two stations on North Campus. 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 South Campus) Eichlinghofen. The other station is located at the dining hall at North Campus and offers a direct connection to South Campus every five minutes.
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”.