Information from the university about the earthquake in Turkey and Syria

The presidium and the members of TU Ilmenau express their deepest sympathy and condolences to all those who have lost relatives, acquaintances and friends in Turkey and Syria due to the devastating earthquake on February 6. More than 40,000 people died as a result of this terrible natural disaster and the full extent of the destruction cannot yet be grasped.


If you would like to help the people in the areas affected, we recommend as a donation organization among others:

An overview of other donation organizations can be found on the websites of the German Central Institute for Social Issues.


Support for Students

Students who need psychological support can contact the Psychosocial Counseling of the Studierendenwerk Thüringen at any time free of charge:

Stefan Weniger / Sarah Bolz
House B, Room 10
03677 - 693813

Support for Employees

For employees, an experienced psychologist is available as a contact person in the psychological contact office of the Department of Equality, Diversity and Health at the TU Ilmenau.

Dipl.-Psych. Carolin Stotzka
House M, Room 502a
03677 69-3339