About Us

The Chief Information Officer (CIO) advises the university management on matters relating to information and communication (ICT), establishes university-wide IT management and works continuously on the further development of the university's IT strategy. The areas of data protection and IT security also play a central role in this.

Chief Information Officer (CIO)

Ingo Herzog

Dipl.-Math. Günter Springer

Visiting address: Am Helmholtzring 9 (UniRZ) room 18/18a

Postal address: P.O. Box 10 05 65 98684 Ilmenau


+49 3677 69-2640


Fields of Activity

  • Preparation of decisions on fundamental issues of IT development and strategic planning concerning the University.
  • Development and monitoring of the overall IT strategy of the University, including IT security
  • Coordinating and establishing the binding nature of all measures relating to IT development
  • Regulation of the interaction of IT employees in the central and decentralized areas of the University
  • Preparation of an annual overall IT plan
  • Assessment of major IT investments
  • External representation of the President in IT matters in accordance with the President's express mandate
  • Responsibility for the further development of the IT-supported external presentation of the TU Ilmenau
  • Responsibility for the IT-supported internal presentation of the TU Ilmenau