First-hand knowledge of innovative public transport solutions - throughout Germany.

Block event IFÖM - March 27-31, 2023
Campus TU Ilmenau, Meitnerbau, Rooms 1.1.101 - 103

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  • Covering the basics of project management, legal framework, financing, service planning, traffic control, incident management, train protection, infrastructure, dispatching, operations and traffic management, sales, IT system landscape of a transport company, ITS in public transport, algorithms for timetable information, information needs of the public transport customer, design of passenger information, future topics in public transport & mobility.

  • Application demonstrations by practical partners

  • Excursion to the Erfurt public transport company (EVAG)

  • Summer semester 2023: weekly exercises and completion by written exam with official certificate (5 LP)

  • Module board

  • The schedule of the lecture will be announced.

Participating institutions and companies

Verband Deutscher Verkehrsunternehmen e. V., Cologne
Technische Universität Ilmenau
IVU Traffic Technologies AG Berlin
INIT GmbH Karlsruhe
Mentz GmbH Munich
Verkehrs-Consult Leipzig (VCL) GmbH
Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe
Stadtwerke München GmbH
Stuttgarter Straßenbahnen AG GmbH Ilmenau
Erfurter Verkehrsbetriebe AG (EVAG)

Who can participate?

  • Interested persons of the TU Ilmenau and external interested persons

  • Students of Master's programs - compulsory module or elective (to be inquired at the responsible examination office)

  • Can also be used as a continuing education course (certificate of participation)

  • Free of charge

Registration for free participation


Jun.-Prof. Dr. Matthias Hirth +49 3677 69-2855

Dipl.-Ing. Berthold Radermacher, VDV +49 221 57979-141

Dipl.-Ing. Susanne Jakob +49 3677 69-1518

Excursion to the Erfurt Public Transport Company (EVAG)

March 31, 2023 | 10:00-15:30 h

Meeting point EVAG: Am Urbicher Kreuz 20 - administration building 4th floor, room 4.01.

Arrival: From Erfurt main station, continue with streetcar line 3 to the P+R Urbicher Kreuz stop.

Contact person on site: Mr. Dietmar Schmidt

  • Presentation of EVAG

  • Goals of the company

  • Transport policy of the city of Erfurt

  • Presentation of the operations control system with live visualization of the displays in the traffic control center

  • Tour of the vehicle workshops and the depot

  • Explanation of operational processes

Limited number of participants 22