Senior Citizens' Academy of the TU Ilmenau is now called TU Ilmenau Citizens' Campus

The Senior Citizens' Academy at TU Ilmenau is open to all citizens and is now called TU Ilmenau Citizens' Campus. Under the new name the lecture series starts again on October 8 after a pandemic-related interruption and presents a wide variety of topics from technology, science, medicine, history and society in the fall semester. The lectures will take place at weekly intervals on Fridays at 3 p.m. in the Faraday lecture hall of the TU Ilmenau in the city center, Weimarer Str. 32 (access from Prof.-Schmidt-Str.). Admission costs five euros per lecture. Information about the program in the press and on the Internet: www.tu-ilmenau.de/buergercampus.

In order for the TU Ilmenau Citizens' Campus can take place again in presence, protective measures must be observed before and during the lectures. Due to limited space, pre-registration is required to attend the lectures.Participants must register at https://turm2.tu-ilmenau.de/course/open?ID=497 and can then register for the next presentation. Participation is also subject to the 3G rule: only fully vaccinated, recovered or tested individuals may attend the lectures. In order to enable contact tracking, data will be collected at the entrance.


08.10.2021, 3:00 pm

Prof. Dr. Jens Müller, TU Ilmenau, Head of Group of Electronics Technology and Vice President for International Affairs and Transfer

What makes a smartphone smart or how new products drive technology development


15.10.2021, 15:00 hrs.

Dieter Engel, Senior Construction Manager (ret.), Suhl

The construction of the Thuringian Forest Highway. A transport project with high ecological responsibility


22.10.2021, 3:00 p.m.

Dr. Kai Lehmann, Director Museum Schloss Wilhelmsburg Schmalkalden

From executioner to doctor - four generations of executioners, healers, people


29.10.2021, 3:00 p.m.

Manfred Meißner, Town Planning Director Ilmenau (ret.)

Urbanistic forays into the development of Ilmenau's architectural history


05.11.2021, 3:00 p.m.

Prof. Dr. Andreas Keller, visiting scientist at the TU Ilmenau, expert for radiation biology and medical radiation physics

126 years of X-ray tubes: Physical limits, clinical demands, technical solutions


12.11.2021, 3:00 p.m.

Prof. Dr. Werner Schunk, physician and scientist, private Institute for Occupational Medicine Thuringia

Aging without dementia - borderline brain diseases


19.11.2021, 3:00 p.m.

Prof. Dr. Ilse Nagelschmidt, University of Leipzig, Professor of Modern German Literature

Confessions of transformation and failure: Franz Fühmann (1922- 1984)


26.11.2021, 3:00 p.m.

Dr. Heike Schlegel-Höfner, Ilm-Kreis-Kliniken Arnstadt-Ilmenau, Chief Physician Anaesthesia / Intensive Care Medicine

Sleep well with safety - anaesthesiological concepts


03.12.2021, 3:00 p.m.

Dr. Günter Lange, TU Ilmenau, Group of Metallic Materials and Composites

Production and properties of porous metals - especially aluminium foams


10.12.2021, 3:00 p.m.

Dr. Andreas Schwarz, TU Ilmenau, Group of Public Relations and Technology Communication

Artificial Intelligence - Public Perception and Risk Communication



Dr. Uwe Geishendorf

Head of TU Ilmenau Citizens' Campus
+49 3677 69-4675