Hello and welcome to the Ilmenau University of Technology!

Your studies begin with our introductory week - one week before lectures start. A week full of exciting events, information and many opportunities to make new friends!

We wish you a great start to your studies!

In addition to the program of the introductory week, the students of the ErstiWoche have planned numerous cultural and recreational events for you during this week. They serve to get to know the city, your fellow students and, of course, the university and campus. Fun and enjoyment are guaranteed!

Your program from 2 to 9 October 2022

  • Applied Media and Communication Science
  • Business Administration with Technical Orientation
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biotechnical Chemistry
  • Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Systems Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Mechatronics
  • Media Technology
  • Media Economics
  • Polyvalent Bachelor with Teacher Certification for Vocational Schools
  • Technical Cybernetics and Systems Theory
  • Technical Physics
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Business Information Systems Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering and Management

As things stand, our events will take place without any restrictions regarding Covid 19. However, we recommend that you test yourself before the events and wear mouth and nose protection indoors. In addition, we ask you not to come to the events if you feel ill or unwell.

If there are any changes, we will inform you here.
Thank you very much!


Arrival information for international students

All information about your arrival in Ilmenau can be found at online

Semester Key Points

    October 1, 2022 - March 31, 2023
    October 10, 2022 - February 3, 2023
    December 19, 2022 - January 1, 2023
    January 11 - January 18, 2023

    February 13 - March 31, 2023
    January 16 - February 3, 2023

Impressions of previous ErstiWochen