Ilmenau University of Technology

We would be very delighted to welcome you at Technische Universität Ilmenau! Our university offers full or part time studies as well as opportunities for exchange students.

Master's Programmes

Engineering & Technology (2)
Journalism & Media (2)



The TU Ilmenau looks back on a long tradition in the education of electrical engineers and mechanical engineers. This began on 3 November 1894 with the opening of the private educational institution Thuringian technical center, which was founded by Eduard Jentzen .


TU Ilmenau is offering all stages of academic education:

  • Undergraduate studies: Bachelor of Science/of Arts
  • Postgraduate studies: Master of Science
  • PhD program


This university is the right place to be - doing research in a phantastic, highly modernised environment, where numerous patents are published every year. Getting this done, we need the best heads from all over the world.

The following pages will help you to plan your stay in Ilmenau and explain the possibilities doing research at our university.


Student services

We (We4You Team) the International Student Service Organisation of Ilmenau University of Technology and its partners would like to assist you in settling in Germany.

Housing services

A modern campus with short distances and a very good social environment with a large number of student clubs, professional, cultural and sporting initiatives, they also sign out. In the campus sports hall - one of the most modern sport facilities in Germany - students and university members can pursue a wide range of sports activities. 

On the campus, in addition to the university buildings, there are also the fully refurbished student residences of the Studentenwerk Thüringen. With around 1,650 places, they offer one quarter of all students accommodation directly in the center of teaching and research. All other students will find an apartment in the city or the surrounding area.