Welcome to the Institute for Media Technology.

We are pleased that you are interested in studying media technology.

The Technische Universität Ilmenau is one of the pioneers in media technology education and has been training students in media technology since 1996. If you are fascinated by media and technology, if you want to think up new ideas or improve existing ones, and if you want to play an active role in shaping the rapidly developing information society in the future, this is the right place for you.


Media technology is versatile and has its finger on the pulse.

  • Media technologists research and develop new processes, algorithms and products for the production, transmission, processing and reproduction of media content. This includes, for example, professional video and audio technology, virtual and augmented reality, quality monitoring of streaming solutions, development of Internet applications and games. Typical fields of application are broadcasting, telecommunications, the automotive industry, medical technology, human-machine interaction, software development or event technology.
  • Flyer Bachelor‘s program
  • Flyer Master‘s program

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Best career prospects for media technologists

  • Research and development departments in media technology companies Application-oriented industries (e.g. automotive industry, publishing, medical technology) Design/development/integration of media systems Audiovisual media Application of VR/AR technologies Production management for hardware and software developments Creation and support of data services Media technology consulting in all economic sectors and public institutions

Information from the central student advisory service about the study programs