Technische Universität Ilmenau

country rank  56
world rank  1156

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University Overview

Established in 1953, Technische Universität Ilmenau (Ilmenau University of Technology) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Ilmenau (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Thuringia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Thüringer Ministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Kultur (Thuringian Ministry of Education, Science and Culture), Technische Universität Ilmenau (TU IL) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Technische Universität Ilmenau (TU IL) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 65 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Ilmenau University of Technology
Acronym TU IL
Founded 1953 Origins date back to 1894
Motto The Spirit of Science
Colours Green and white

University Location

Address Max-Planck-Ring 14
Ilmenau (population range: 10,000-49,999)
98693 Thuringia
T +49 (3677) 690
F +49 (3677) 69 1701

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Max-Planck-Ring 1
Ilmenau 98693
+49 (3677) 69 2099
(3677) 69 2023

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Technische Universität Ilmenau's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Thüringer Ministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Kultur

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019