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Technische Universität Ilmenau 1894

Ilmenau (Germany)

98693 Technische Universität Ilmenau, Ehrenbergstraße 29, Ilmenau, Germany

Tel. 00493677690

Year of establishment: 1894

Technische Universität Ilmenau is located in the middle of Germany and has a long tradition in teaching bachelor’s and master’s courses in Engineering Sciences, Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Economic and Social Sciences.

Looking for the best professional engineering degree? Interested in studying sciences, business or media subjects? Look no further! Here at Technische Universität Ilmenau you have found the ideal seat of learning.

In a number of research fields, both pure and applied, Ilmenau TU is a leader nationally and internationally. We have scientists working on the issues facing humanity: the increasing demand for energy and resources, the growth in mobility, the possibility of using biomedical technology for diagnosis. This is also reflected in the high ranking achieved in independent league tables, e.g. THE, u-multirank.

Thanks to excellent teaching, Ilmenau TU can guarantee its students that they will meet the highest quality standards as future graduates. In their studies they acquire theoretically-based current methodological skills. The broad interdisciplinary education makes them competitive in various fields and in the changing demands of a quickly moving professional world. Besides 5 English Master Programs we do offer a lot of international double degree programs.

Fields of Studies at Technische Universität Ilmenau are (bachelor’s and master’s courses):
- Engineering Sciences: Automotive Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Computer and Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Media Technology, Optic System Technology/Optronics, Research in Computer and Systems Engineering etc.

- Mathematics and Natural Sciences: Chemical Biotechnology, Computer Science, Micro- and Nanotechnologies, Renewable Energy Technology etc.

- Economic and Social Sciences: Applied Media and Communication Science, Industrial Engineering and Management, Business Information Systems Engineering, Media Economics etc.

During your study in Ilmenau you may also use the opportunity to study at one of our 150 partner universities abroad. We work together with universities from around the globe including several IIT’s in India.

6000 students from more than 94 countries are studying at our university. Among them we have a high number of Indian students. The support and service network “we4you” offers assistance to accomplish formalities, to answer your questions and to establish contacts to important persons in charge. We do guarantee all international students a room/flat in our student Halls of Residence on campus – gives you a 5 minutes’ walk to most of the lecture rooms, to the refectory or dining hall or to the library.

In Germany students are allowed to work:
- 120 full days with 8 hours per day or
- 240 “half” days with up to 4 hours per day
without any specific permission to be submitted.

HEI International Masters
HEI International Bachelors


TU Ilmenau offers Master programs corresponding to the own bachelor courses (konsekutive Master- Studiengänge) and programs those curriculum is more independent from a fixed bachelor's. These programs are called non consecutive programs. Acceptance for a master course can be given, if all preconditions (content and volume of the bachelor's and language) are fulfilled. Please apply with a full set of papers.

In case your academic degree does not correspond to our bachelor's degree completely or the volume of your graduation is not as large as the volume of our bachelor's demanded as entrance qualification (210 or 180 ECTS respectively), admission can be given with additional obligations. The standard period of the master program can be extended individually.

The master courses "Media and Communication Research", "Communications and Signal Processing" an "Electrical Power Engineering" are taught in English. Please prove your language skills in English for these programs with TOEFL (paper based) more than 550, Toefl (computer based) more than 213, TOEFL (internet based) more than 79, IELTS more 6.0, respectively. Please understand that, nevertheless, basic German knowledge is asked for the daily life in Germany.


Entrance condition for our undergraduate programs is a successfully completed secondary school certificate qualifying for the admission for (the same) undergraduate program in your country.

Our programs are taught in German. That's why you must learn German language before you can enter one of those programs. TU Ilmenau does accept DSH-2 or TestDaF 4x4 as sufficient precondition for enrolment. Academic Preparation Courses at TU Ilmenau contain a German language course starting from the level B2. Thus, B1.2 level for an application is minimal prerequisite in German taught programs.


For international students we do offer a tuition free bachelor's or master's study course at our university!

The web-sites of DAAD contain a database with possible other scholarships, donors and list other German organisations where you can apply. Most of these scholarships are covering living costs and additional costs like health care.

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