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Ringvorlesung der Fakultät ETIT für das Studium Oecologicum

ET/IT-Wegbereiter für eine nachhaltige Zukunft

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Registration and Format: Registration for the course is done centrally via the LSF (Link zum LSF-Raum). Until further notice, the course will take place in presence. Current changes will be announced in Moodle in due time.

Examination formalities: For a certificate of attendance (2 LP), attendance will be checked (maximum 3 absences). The module examination is a multiple-choice exam. For the module examination, 3 LP are acquired. It is only possible to acquire a certificate of attendance (2 LP) or a certificate incl. module examination (3 LP). It is not possible to acquire 5 LP by combining a certificate of attendance and a module examination. The date of the exam for the lecture series will be announced later.

Lecture material: Lecture notes, exercise sheets and other lecture materials can be found in the Moodle workroom Moodle-Arbeitsraum. Please log in with your UniMail account.


Language:     English

Time:               Tuesdays 16:00 - 18:00 Uhr

Room:             SRG1-2.009

Start:              04.04.2023


Subject module with 3 CP, offered in SS from SS 2022 onwards.

The module is designed as a specialized module for the Studium Oecologicum with a broad range of electrical engineering and information technology topics that contribute as building blocks for a sustainable future. Starting from an overall view of energy systems and how they can be made CO2-neutral in the future, aspects of climate research, climate economics, energy efficiency and intelligent applications in the fields of electricity, heat and mobility are considered. Power grid technologies, as well as information technology and networks, are used as enablers for a variety of efficient and automated efficiency solutions.

Students from all disciplines will get a broad overview of innovations to shape a sustainable future. The module is suitable for students from all disciplines as part of the Studium Oecologicum as a specialized module. For Electrical Engineering and Information Technology students, it is a complementary module that introduces the breadth of the faculty's activities on sustainability.

The concept is based on 12 double lessons.








Efficient Technologies

Macroeconomics, climate models and CO2 prices - dynamic models in climate economics

Prof. Dr. Timm Faulwasser



Efficient Technologies

Sustainability in Embedded Systems- A Resource Management Perspective

Prof. Dr. Selma Saidi



Climate research

Technologies to quantify actual greenhouse gas emissions - Ground truth data for climate research

Prof. Dr. Stefan Palzer



Building sector

The energy transition in the building sector - how to achieve climate neutrality by 2045?

Dr. Sibylle Braungardt



Building sector

Smart Home and Smart Building - Intelligent Systems for Reducing Energy Consumption

Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Kays



Efficient Technologies

High-voltage direct current transmission for bulk-energy transfer - technology, equipment and applications

Prof. Dr. Frank Jenau



Efficient Technologies

Power Electronics as a Building Block for Energy Efficiency

Prof. Dr. Martin Pfost



Efficient Technologies

Sustainable communication networks: a multi-dimensional approach for holistic resource-efficiency considering spectrum, energy and softwarization

Prof. Dr. Christian Wietfeld




Transport sector

Electromobility as an Efficiency Driver - Potentials and Hurdles in Passenger and Freight Transport

Prof. Dr. Christian Rehtanz



Energy systems

The CO2-neutral overall energy system - potentials of renewable energies and their efficient use in all sectors for the energy transition

Prof. Dr. Christian Rehtanz



Efficient Technologies

Energy-efficient optical transmission technology for future photonic data transport networks

Prof. Dr. Peter Krummrich



Efficient Technologies

The transformation path of a distribution system operator to “net zero”

Prof. Dr. Lars Jendernalik



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 Campus Süd), and from B 1 / A 40 "Dort­mund-Dorstfeld" (closer to Campus Nord). 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 Campus Nord to Campus Süd by car, there is the connection via Vogelpothsweg/Baroper Straße. We recommend you leave your car on one of the parking lots at Campus Nord 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 20 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 Campus Nord. 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 Campus Süd) Eichlinghofen. The other station is located at the dining hall at Campus Nord and offers a direct connection to Campus Süd 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".

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