The TU Ilmenau in Figures


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46 Degree Programs

with different degrees in engineering, information technologies, mathematics and natural sciences, economic sciences and media are offered by the TU Ilmenau.

19 Bachelor programs

2 Diplom-Ingenieur programs

25 Master programs

In addition, there are 10 double degree programs with international partner universities.

5,225 Students

are, as of WS 2020/21, enrolled at the TU Ilmenau, including 3,750 male students and 1,475 female students

1,059 First-year Students

have started their studies in their first regular semester at the TU Ilmenau in WS 2020/21.

1,638 International Students

from more than 100 nations are studying at the TU Ilmenau, as of WS 2020/21.

9,000 Alumnae and Alumni

worldwide are part of the AlumniCampus, the alumni network of the TU Ilmenau.

Research and Teaching

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95 Professors

teach and research at the TU Ilmenau, including six junior professorships and eleven endowed professorships.

Honorary professorships complement the professorial staff.

765 Scientific Employees

in more than 100 subject areas form the foundation for research and teaching at the TU Ilmenau. 326 of them are financed by third-party funds.

45,2 Million Euros in Third-party Funding

for research and teaching were recruited by the TU Ilmenau in 2020.That's around 450,000 Euros per professor per year.

89 PhDs

were awarded in the examination year 2020 by the TU Ilmenau.

575 Publications

were published by scientists of the TU Ilmenau in 2020.

Entrepreneurship and Technology Transfer

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The transfer of research results into industry and society is the third mission of the TU Ilmenau besides research and teaching. This includes a comprehensive start-up service, binding intellectual property rights and joint research activities with research facilities, companies and institutions. We offer our partners our knowledge, well-trained personnel and high-tech equipment..

473 Patent Specifications

with the participation of the TU Ilmenau were built from 1998 to 2018.

27 Inventions

by scientists of the TU Ilmenau were registered for the first time in 2019.

760 Cooperations

with universities, research institutions and companies worldwide are currently maintained by the TU Ilmenau .

200 Spin-offs

have emerged from the TU Ilmenau since 1990.