Technical University of Ilmenau
About the university
The Technical University of Ilmenau was founded in 1894. The University has a modern campus building and supports a variety of social activities, sports activities, and diverse cultural associations. Highly competitive research activities such as Mobile communications, Nano-engineering, Precision engineering, instrumentation and measurement, Technical and biomedical prosthetic systems, Drive technology, energy and environmental engineering, Digital media technology have been established.
According to current statistics, the University is ranked 1176 of 14,160 universities in the World; 425 of 2,789 in Europe; 64 of 370 in Germany; 2 of 12 Thuringia; 254 of 1,034 for Applied/Engineering Physics.
Facts and Figures- Technical University of Ilmenau
The University enrolls around 5000 students of which 1000 are international students. The University offers 19 bachelor’s programs, 2 diploma courses, 25 master’s programs, and 10 double degree programs. TU Ilmenau maintains around 750 collaborations with universities, research institutions, and companies worldwide.
Programs offered by the University
- Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
- Computer Science and Automation
- Mechanical Engineering
- Mathematics and Natural Science
- Economic Sciences and Media
Jobs/Internships- Technical University of Ilmenau
The University conducts online recruiting events for students who are looking for internships and interesting jobs. Students are allowed to talk to the recruiters of their choice via audio or video. The University also has an online carrier and job portal – Career Center where students can register and apply for an internship, a temporary job, or a permanent position.
House and Accommodation
The University has on-campus residences (limited number of rooms) reserved for Bachelor’s or Master’s programs students located on the edge of the campus. The rental period is a minimum of 6 months to maximum of 2 years. One can find various kinds of rented rooms or apartments in the surrounding area of the university such as youth hostel, student recreation center, CJD Ilmenau, Ilmenau Housing Association (IWG, WBG). Online portals are also available for apartment hunting.
Cost of Living- Technical University of Ilmenau
On average, students need 800 euros/month for their living expenses which include rent, food, transportation, health insurance, internet and other personal needs. This would cost around INR 70,000/month and 940 USD/month according to current value of currency. However the amount can vary depending on your lifestyle.
|Category||Expensive City [in Euro]||Average [in Euro]||Small town [in Euro]||Comments|
|Semester Fees||350||200||110||per semester|
|Transportation||0||0||0||Transportation is already included in semester fees.|
|Public Insurance||110||110||110||Insurance does not depend on cities.|
|Private Insurance||35||35||35||you can choose either public or private insurance.|
|Mobile||20||15||8||Mobile bill does not depend on cities. Usually it cost 8-20 euro per month|
|Total [with Public Insurance]||853||711||562||per month|
|Total [with Private Insurance]||779||636||487||per month|
Places to visit near the University
Ilmenau is a town in Thuringia and is situated on the banks of river Ilm. It is covered by the Thuringia forest on the northern edge.
Museum Jagdhaus Gabelbach
Goethe Stadt Museum
Naturschutzgebiet Ilmenauer Teiche
Popular courses at the university for international students
- Applied Media and Communication Studies
- Business Administration with a Technical Orientation
- Biomedical Technology
- Biotechnical Chemistry
- Electrical and Computer Engineering
- Computer science
- Mechanical Engineering
- Media technology
- Technical Physics
- Materials Science
- Business Informatics
- Industrial Engineering