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Dr. Torsten Pomierski

Leiter des Referats
Akademisches Service Center

Phone Info +49 3677 69 2030

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If required, TU Ilmenau Service GmbH offers first-year students the opportunity to prepare for engineering, scientific or mathematical studies immediately before they start their studies.

In addition, there are offers for revision courses for students in basic scientific subjects during their studies.

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Info events : Bachelor and Diplom-Ingenieur

The introductory week offered by the university aims at first-year students in bachelor programs who are starting their studies at the TU Ilmenau in the current winter semester.

You can expect a program on all kinds of interesting topics concerning studies and the university.

Tutors - students of higher semesters - will accompany you not only during the first days but also during the entire first academic year at the TU Ilmenau within the framework of a mentoring programme and will assist you with words and deeds.

The University Library (UB) offers introductory courses for freshmen for orientation in the UB and for the acquisition of skills for targeted information procurement and literature research. You can find out more at the information desk of the UB and from the tutors.

The Student Council (StuRa) of the TU Ilmenau maintains its own web portal on which it provides information about StuRa events at the beginning of the studies. The portal is available at the following URL

The female technicians offer a mentoring program Mentorinnenprogramm for women in technical courses of study.

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Info events : Master

Students who have obtained their Bachelor's degree at another university and would now like to study for a Master's degree at TU Ilmenau have the opportunity to get familiar with the new university location as part of the Master's students’ introductory days.

Program of Introduction for master students

for courses held in English language

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Student ID card : Multifunctional chip card thoska+

If you are not yet in possession of your student ID card, you can estimate when this will be the case based on the processing times of the application process.

The optically visible imprint applied to the chip card shall be deemed to be

  • Student identity card - limited to one semester
  • Semester ticket - limited to one semester
  • Library card - limited to the period of study

Thus, it represents your legitimation to participate in the study programme of the university.

In addition, the chip card has the following functions.

  • electronic purse - payment in the students’ cafeteria, use of public photocopiers
  • electronic key - access to rooms and parking areas

These functions are controlled by the contactless chip inside the card, which is not visible from the outside.

Another visible contact chip is used for secure and trustworthy communication on the Internet. To use this chip you will need

  • the PIN sent by post
  • an electronic certificate issued in your name - limited to 3 years

You can apply for the latter when you register at the University Computer Centre. The contact chip controls the following functions

To use the functions via the Internet on your own PC, you need a card reader. You can purchase this reader at the Central Information Desk of the University Computer Centre.

Please memorize your PIN.

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Registration at the University Library : UB

To borrow media or to use other services of the University Library you must register in the University Library.

You can register using the online registration form.

The registration data entered via the online form will be automatically deleted unless your user account is activated within 4 weeks of registration.

The activation of your user account is only possible after your personal appearance in the University Library.

Please bring the listed documents with you

  • valid student ID card thoska+
  • valid personal ID card or passport and official registration certificate (not older than 6 months)

Your user account is activated when you borrow media for the first time or when you use other services of the University Library. It will not be possible to activate your user account until one day after activation at the earliest.

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Registration in the University Computer Center : UniRZ

Registration at the University Computer Centre takes place in groups accompanied by the tutors. The registration process takes about 7 minutes per person.

Please familiarize yourself with the user regulations in advance, as you will have to accept them when registering at the UniRZ.

The following documents are necessary

  • Student ID card thoska+
  • PIN for thoska+
  • Personal ID card or passport

After registration, you have the following authorizations

  • Uni Account with Login and initial password
  • email address
  • Electronic certificate at thoska+, e.g. for the use of the self service terminals

Upon request, VPN access can also be requested via WLAN on campus or landline worldwide.

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Registration at the University Athletic Complex : USZ

The registration for courses at the University Athletic Complex is online.

For registration you need your email address at the TU Ilmenau. You will receive this address with your registration in the University Computer Center.

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Registration for residence in Ilmenau

If you would like to make Ilmenau your place of residence, you can find out more by clicking on the following link and register online at the Einwohnermeldeamt (residents’ registration office) of the city administration.

Information on registration

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