Professional associations and initiatives at the TU Ilmenau

VDI Young Engineers Ilmenau

VDI Young Engineers Ilmenau is the university group of the VDI Verein Deutscher Ingenieure e.V. at the TU Ilmenau. The focus of their work is to organize lectures/discussions with a technical or economic background, visits to laboratories, excursions to companies, trips to trade fairs and, of course, fun in life after cramming. TO THE WEBSITE

Thiemo Reindel / Team Starcraft e.V.

Team Starcraft e. V.

In 2006, the student association Team Starcraft e.V. was founded. Its mission is to develop an electric and autonomous racing car for Formula Student, an international student engineering competition. The goal is to compete against other university teams from all over the world. The team consists of around 50 students from a wide range of degree courses. Whether it's media studies, electrical engineering or mechanical engineering, Team Starcraft brings together many different students in a wide variety of fields. Sign up now and become a member of Team Starcraft.


IOG - Engineers without borders

Engineers without Borders is a non-profit and independent organization with a focus on development cooperation. Our goal is to improve the living conditions of suffering and disadvantaged people in the long term. Everyone should have access to basic infrastructure and thus be able to live a life in dignity. With technical knowledge we plan and realize infrastructure projects and do educational work in Germany and abroad.

In the regional group Ilmenau we work on different projects abroad. You can find an overview here. In addition to our project group, our members are also involved in public relations and fundraising or here on site in our education group or our repair meeting.

If you want to learn more about our work, please visit us at one of our regional group meetings. You can get the dial-in dates or the location of the meeting on request by sending an email to We are always happy to welcome new faces from different fields of study.

IOG - Engineers without borders der Elektrotechnik Elektronik Informationstechnik e.V.

VDE - University Group Ilmenau

The local university group represents the VDE Young Net in and around Ilmenau. Exciting team-building projects and regular company excursions covering a wide range of technical fields, combined with further training opportunities such as visits to trade fairs, seminars for young professionals and participation in conferences: We combine enthusiasm for technology, career planning and networking! Would you like to work on different projects, get a taste of technical events or simply meet new people? Then you are exactly right with us! We meet every even week on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. in K1011 to plan the next events and also outside of K1011 for regulars' table or game nights.

You can always find new information on our FACEBOOK PAGE

FEM - Research Association for Electronic Media

The Forschungsgemeinschaft elektronische Medien e.V. (FeM) has set itself the goal of making new media available and tangible for students. To this end, the FeM offers various departments and projects, such as the operation and support of the FeM-Net, event and livestreaming, film projects, network technology, its own TV station, marketing or 3D printing. Students from all fields of study will find a place at FeM to gain practical experience in their field of interest.

TO THE WEBSITE elektronische Medien e.V.
SWING an der TU Ilmenau e.V.

SWING at the TU Ilmenau e. V.

SWING e.V. is the association for students of industrial engineering and business informatics. It is open to students of all disciplines and aims to combine the theory of the university with practical experience in business. Numerous visits to companies, workshops, the organisation of the company contact fair inova, and events in the network of the umbrella organisations VWI at national level and ESTIEM at European level are the main activities of the association.


inova - The company contact fair at the TU Ilmenau

inovailmenau is the largest project of SWING at the TU Ilmenau e.V. With around 200 exhibitors from a wide range of sectors, inova is the largest career fair in Central Germany organised purely for students and volunteers. In search of internships, student jobs and direct entry, students can make direct contact with local companies on two days of the fair. The aim of inova is to enable students to have direct contact with the companies and thus prepare them in the best possible way for their later career entry.


Benjamin Stolle

sci - student consulting Ilmenau e. V.

sci is a student-run management consultancy at the Technical University of Ilmenau and was founded in 1997. The main objective of sci is to offer students of all fields of study the opportunity to put the knowledge acquired at the university into practice. sci is also a founding member of the JCNetwork e. V., a nationwide umbrella organization of student consulting firms.