Since the winter semester 2014/15, students of the TU Dortmund can get a free ticket for plays at the Dortmund Theatre. Since November 2023, the TU-ticket can only be booked online. Students of the TU Dortmund have to register here for the free ticket. For this, the current certificate of enrolment is required. The registration is valid for the denoted semester on the certificate.

The offer is valid from one week before the performances, if the performance is not sold out. Guest performances and special events are excluded. For premieres, students can only get a free ticket from one hour before the performance, if it is not sold out.

You get more information at the box office nearby the opera house (Platz an der alten Synagoge) or at the ticket hotline 0231/50 27 222.

You find the program and more information to the different houses of the Dortmund Theatre here (only in German):

City and State Library

Due to a cooperation between the City of Dortmund, the University Library and the AStA, students of the TU Dortmund can get a free pass to use the city library (Stadt- und Landesbibliothek) near the main station and all branch locations in different neighborhoods in Dortmund. To get the free pass, you have to present a current study certificate or your semester ticket at the library together with your ID card/passport.
Take advantage of the wide range of literature for your free time or your study. Also interesting is the big newspaper archive and the working spaces nearby the main station. The also have a big variety of non-German literature.

You can find more information here (only in German):


As a student at the TU Dortmund you have the chance to use the bike-sharing service Nextbike for free in the whole Ruhr Area. You only have to install the app „Nextbike“ and register with your TU-Mail address. Wait for the confirmation mail and let’s go! The rent time is limited to one  hour per rent. But you can rent a bike as often as you want on the day.
You find Nextbike stations at the campus nearby the AStA (EF50), at the HG2, at the OH14, at the H-Bahn station „Technologiezentrum“ or at the S-Bahn station „Universität“.

You can find more information here:

Please pay attention not to order a customer card.