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Research proj­ect

LIPSINDAR - Linking Partners for Sustainable and Inclusive Dar es Salaam

Project duration: 03/2018 to 12/2021


LIPSINDAR is a network of three BMBF financed projects: GOPLAREA (IRPUD, TU Dort­mund Uni­ver­sity), ECOSOLA (Department of Business Ad­mi­nis­tra­ti­on, Economics and Law, Carl von Ossietzky Uni­ver­sity Oldenburg), AFRICITY (In­sti­tute of Geography, Uni­ver­sity of Erlangen-Nuremberg). 

The proj­ect deals with development and implementation of re­search based strategy for the governance and planning of resilient cities in East Africa. This will be carried out through the approaches of the networked projects from different disciplines and thematic perspectives on risk, resilience, sustainable lifestyle and food security, process of governance, planning and inclusion as well as green infra­structure and adaptability of societies. Under the topic of in­sti­tu­ti­ons, social structuration process and inclusive city, the proj­ect examines development process of structuration and conflict afflicted negotiations within the context of formality, informality, in­sti­tu­ti­ons, governance and property right. Besides, activities of capacity building module in the main projects will be considered and applied to the joint inter­dis­ci­plin­ary semi­nars and curriculum development. With this, it is aimed to contribute to the fu­ture oriented education, train­ing and re­search in integrated urban development, risk and development studies.

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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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