IRPUD is a scientific Research Group of the Department of Spatial Planning, which is involved in the initiation and coordination of large interdisciplinary research projects for the Department.
Today, IRPUD's main research focus is on spatial risk and climate impact research. Methodologically, it builds on IRPUD's long-standing expertise in spatial modelling. In risk and climate impact research, the role of spatial planning in risk and climate impact assessment and the development of spatial planning strategies for risk management and adaptation to climate change are investigated.
SysKa - Simulation Game for the Validation of Security Solutions for Bochum within the Research Project SysKa
Since 01.07.2021, IRPUD has been working together with the Municipal Crisis Management of the City of Bochum...
ANFO – Workshop on drought adaptation measures in Olfen
During the drought this summer, the relevance and necessity of the ANFO project...
RESI-extrem II – Prioritization of measures based on resilience cri-teria
In this first phase of the project, the tool to integrate resilience against heavy rainfalls into urban planning has been developed
IMPULS working on a development strategy - SWOT workshop with regional experts
The debate on creating equal living conditions throughout the country has intensified in recent years due to increasing disparities. Demographic...
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Location & approach
The TU Dortmund campus is located near the Dortmund West interchange, where the A45 Sauerland line crosses the B1/A40 Ruhr expressway. The Dortmund-Eichlinghofen exit on the A45 leads to the South Campus, the Dortmund-Dorstfeld exit on the A40 leads to the North Campus. Coming from the A45, you can turn onto Stockumer Straße via Universitätsstraße. This in turn is connected to Baroper Straße, along which Campus South extends. If you take the exit of the A-40, the route via Emil-Figge Straße, Marie-Curie Allee to Baroper Straße makes sense. If you turn from Baroper Straße into August-Schmidt Straße, you have the possibility to reach the parking lot directly behind the GB III.
The South Campus is connected via Stockumerstraße by bus lines 440 and 449, which run every 10 minutes. Campus South can be reached on foot from the Am Gardenkamp stop, and the Eichlinghofen H-Bahn station is also located near the Eichlinghofen stop. The bus lines connect to the U42 light rail line at the Barop Parkhaus stop, which provides connections to the Dortmund-Hombruch district and Dortmund downtown.
From Dortmund-Eichlinghofen, the South Campus is connected to the H-Bahn network via the Eichlinghofen H-Bahn station. Line 1 runs here every 10 minutes, and the South Campus is served by the Campus Süd stop.
A connection to Campus North is also provided via the H-Bahn. Line 2 shuttles between Campus North and Campus South every 5 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.
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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