New to TU Darmstadt

New to TU Darmstadt

To ensure a successful start at TU Darmstadt you can find further information and links here about the university and key topics such as housing, dual careers, childcare, mobility and continuing education.

TU Darmstadt at a glance

Find out more about TU Darmstadt. Overview of the university's profile, organizational structure, history and achievements as well as the latest rankings:


Central facilities and teams

From IT support to sport or language courses, there are numerous facilities that provide services. Visit Facilities of TU Darmstadt for a full overview. Here is a selection:



Family services

The family services team provides support on childcare issues, finding schools and educational institutions as well as achieving a balance between work and family commitments.


The housing and guest house services team provides active assistance to professors and international academics who are looking for a new home.


Dual careers

Facilitating dual careers: the dual careers service helps the life partners of newly appointed professors to realize their own professional goals.

Staff development

A wide range of internal and external advanced training opportunities allows all employees to develop their personal and professional skills at any time.



Travelling to work by bus, tram or train: TU Darmstadt offers all members of staff a mobility card which includes a 'JobTicket' (a travel card valid for a specific commute) for local public transport.

Health and sport

Fitness and physical activities, occupational health and safety, prevention: various parts of the university work together on health-related aspects to offer courses, events and advice.
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