Corona information about the start of studies at the TU Ilmenau

Information on the start of studies under Corona conditions

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Will the summer semester 2022 take place in attendance or online?

The summer semester 2022 courses at the TU Ilmenau are planned to be attended in person.

This means that all events and courses are planned so that students can attend them in person. To ensure that everyone is safe, the respective Regulations of the State of Thuringia and the Infection Protection Concept regulations of the TU Ilmenau are adhered to. Due to their size, individual courses may have to be held hybrid, i.e. both online and in attendance, for capacity reasons.

Please inform yourself aboutvia the department pages,Moodleor at Intranet about current special features of the courses (e.g. pre-registration or planned online forms of teaching).

Information for students - Safe through the pandemic

In the intranet of the TU Ilmenau new students can find a detailed FAQ FAQ is available. In addition, you can find more helpful information and documents in the Safe through the Pandemic section.

Corona-related I can't afford to go to university - what options do I have?

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First-year students now have the opportunity to receive support for their start in academic life. The one-time grant of 500€ is for first-year students from low-income families and can be applied for at the Studierendenwerk Thüringen (stw).

Prerequisite for the grant is, among other things, a first-time admission to a presence study at a Thuringian state or state-recognized university. The start-up aid can be used, for example, for PC hardware and software, study materials and literature, language courses, the semester fee or other items required for the start of studies.

Please note that the financial neediness must be proven by an application for educational support according to the BAföG or, in the case of foreign first-year students who are not entitled to BAföG, by a self-disclosure of their income and financial circumstances. The relevant provisions of the BAföG serve as a guideline for the examination of need.

The following application deadlines must be observed:

  • March 15 of each year for the upcoming summer semester.
  • 15 September of a year for the upcoming winter semester

Further federal support options

In addition to the BAföG and the bridging assistance, the federal government offers other possibilities of financial support. In the form of scholarships, e.g. through the Deutschlandstipendium or the Aufstiegsstipendium, as well as through educational loan programmes.

Under what conditions can you eat in the cafeteria?

For students of the TU Ilmenau, the Studierendenwerk currently offers in-house catering and out-of-home sales in the Mensa Ehrenberg and the Röntgenbau cafeteria from Monday to Friday from 11 am to 2 pm. No 3G proof is valid to visit the Mensa and there is no longer contact information tracking via QR code (QRONITON). Payment will be made by thoska.

There is no longer a general obligation to wear a mask. However, there will still be strongly recommendedif a reasonable distance can not be kept, to wear a qualified mouth-nose protection (medical/FFP2 mask) to wear and to pay attention to the safety distance.

Further information can be found on the Web pages of the student union.


IMPORTANT: No cash payment is possible, you can only pay with your thoska. This can be recharged in the foyer of the Mensa.

Generally speaking:

  • As soon as you feel ill and are not completely fit, it is forbidden to enter all buildings on the campus of the TU Ilmenau.

  • The general cough and sneeze labels also apply at TU Ilmenau.