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AI & ML @ TU Dortmund

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning associated projects, study programs and researchers at TU Dortmund University.

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning at TU Dortmund University

At TU Dortmund University, leading research on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) has a long history. As early as 1991, the chair for Artificial Intelligence was founded. Since then, Dortmund has become an internationally renowned science hub for the research on and development of intelligent systems that has drawn international experts, innovative companies and national research centers to the heart of the Ruhr area. The multifaceted ecosystem of excellence and forward-thinking AI research, which is reflected in a wide range of educational programs, constitute TU Dortmund University’s position as a leader in AI and ML. Get to know our AI ecosystem, scientific activities and staff as well as study programs hereafter.

AI Ecosystem

With the Lamarr Institute for Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence and the Research Center Trustworthy Data Science and Security (RC Trust), two leading research institutions for the development of high-performance, trustworthy and resource-aware Artificial Intelligence are located at TU Dortmund University. Together with manifold projects, which researchers from Dortmund actively participate in, and in collaboration with innovative companies and startups, they form a vital ecosystem for the research on and application of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.


At TU Dortmund University, research on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning is grounded in the fruitful collaboration of varying disciplines with the goal of establishing forward-thinking and socially responsible AI methods, algorithms and applications. Scientists from varying fields of expertise, ranging from foundational Computer Science to Statistics, Logistics, Philosophy and Astrophysics, hereby work together. This holistic approach has established Dortmund as an international top-tier point of contact for AI and ML research.

Study Programs

Fostering young talents and aspiring AI experts lies at the heart of TU Dortmund University’s AI initiative. Therefore, educational offers on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are incorporated at all stages of the university training. Students can obtain Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Computer Science, Data Science and Statistics. Master’s students can additionally specialize in the field of Safe Artificial Intelligence through a designated study program.