After seven years in which he won two Bundesliga titles and the DFB Cup, put Dortmund back onto the European map and turned himself into one of Europe's most talented, innovative and now coveted coaches, Klopp has chosen to clear his desk and make room for former 1. FSV Mainz 05 boss Thomas Tuchel to lead the club forward.
bundesliga.com has all the information you need concerning the charismatic Klopp's departure, as well as his chosen successor...
It came like a bolt from the blue. On Wednesday 15 April, Jürgen Klopp announced at a press conference in Dortmund that he was calling time on his BVB coaching career, suggesting he was no longer the right man to lead the Westphalians to renewed success.
The news was soon spreading around the world, filling the footballing blogs, sports pages and even taking the column inches in the advanced pages of the world's press. It was an unexpected end of an era, and one everybody wanted to know more about.
It was not long before Klopp's players were delivering their own reaction to the news, in the most modern of ways: social media. Twitter, Instagram and Facebook were on fire with Klopp going viral.
bundesliga.com took a closer look at Klopp's successful seven years in charge of Dortmund with a graphical illustration of how he won over plenty of fans, not only those with Black-and-Yellow leanings.
In over twenty years in the professional game, Klopp boasts a veritable treasure of memories for both BVB and Mainz. From promotion with the 05ers in 2004 to his first league title in 2011, to the final of the UEFA Champions League final in 2013 to the trials and tribulations of the current campaign - here's his career in pictures.
On Sunday 19 April, Dortmund announced that Klopp's place on the Dortmund bench would be taken by Thomas Tuchel, the man who eventually succeeded him at 1. FSV Mainz 05, succeeding in topping his his historic success there.
Klopp and Tuchel have become two of Germany's most revered coaches in recent years, and just as was the case at Mainz, Klopp's place in Dortmund will be taken by the Krumbach native in the summer. bundesliga.com looks at how the two men's careers have become so intertwined.