Welcome to TU Ilmenau! We are looking forward to meeting you!

Would you like to experience a German university up close? Then come to TU Ilmenau and study for one or two semesters. This is also possible without a cooperation agreement between our universities.

Application procedure for Free Movers

The A to Z of information for exchange students

And what about the costs?

TU Ilmenau does not charge additional tuition fees for exchange students!

You only have to pay a so-called semester contribution ("Semesterbeitrag"). This is an obligatory social contribution to the constituted student body and the Studierendenwerk Thüringen. All students of TU Ilmenau have to pay this contribution. Also included: A semester ticket for free use of all local trains in the Free State of Thuringia.

The current semester fee (as of summer semester 2023):

  • First semester: € 153.48
  • Following semester: € 133.48

Further information can be found at the Studierendenwerk Thüringen. Please note that the total amount listed there does not include the contribution to the constituted student body in Ilmenau (€ 10.00).