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contact to the department
Institute und Fachgebiete

Helmholtzplatz 5
Zusebau 2005
98693 Ilmenau

Technische Universität Ilmenau
Fakultät für Informatik und Automatisierung
Postfach 10 0565
98684 Ilmenau

Secretary of the Dean: Jana Hedler

+49 (0) 3677 69-2808
Fax: +49 (0) 3677 69-1476

E-Mail: dekanat-ia[at]

Arrival by plane

The closest airport is located in Erfurt, the state capital in the Free State of Thuringia. Erfurt Bindersleben is primarily a domestic airport which is served by many major cities with international air traffic: Frankfurt (Main), Berlin, Dortmund, Hamburg, Munich, Leipzig, Cologne / Bonn, Essen, Dusseldorf and Dresden.
By bus or tram, you will reach Erfurt's main railway station and continue straight to Ilmenau.

Arrival by train

From Erfurt, Ilmenau is very easy to reach by train. Usually, the Südthüringen-Bahn commutes hourly between Erfurt and Ilmenau. You drive approximately one hour through the picturesque and hilly landscape of the Thuringian basin to Ilmenau. If you are coming from the direction of Saalfeld or Schweinfurt, you can already change trains in Arnstadt.
An InterRegio route from Coburg with a stop near Ilmenau is planned.

Arriving by car

By car Ilmenau can be reached in several different ways. In Ilmenau the federal roads B4 (Coburg-Ilmenau-Erfurt), B87 (Ilmenau-Weimar) and B88 (Saalfeld-Ilmenau-Gotha) cross each other.
The nearest motorway is the A71 with exits at Ilmenau-Ost and Ilmenau-West. From Ilmenau-Ost the route to the University of Ilmenau is signposted.