Girls' Day

Short profile


09:00 - 14:00 o'clock

Ernst-Abbe-Zentrum Room 1337/38

Target group
Technically and scientifically interested girls

Short description

On Girls' Day - the girl's future day - girls from class 5 on have the opportunity to get to know interesting professions. Throughout Germany, companies and organizations are inviting schoolgirls on this Thursday to explore professions, especially in technology, IT, crafts and natural sciences, authorities and research facilities.

The TU Ilmenau also offers prospective students the opportunity to get an initial insight into science, research and development. The Girls'Day can be an entry into the later study and career choice.

Die Angebote der TU Ilmenau

After a short introduction, demonstrations and viewings of various biomedical device systems and experimental scenarios in the ophthalmological and electrophysiological laboratory as well as in the X-ray laboratory will be the focus of the event. 

Institut of Biomedical Engineering and Computer Science
max. 20 participants

Discover the technical progress of camera technology and let yourself be carried away into the beginnings of the image recording. Explore the secrets inside a camera and create your own Camera obscura. Experience the latest innovations in image processing and discover how heat is made visible by leaving your thermal footprint. The program ends with a visit to the virtual laboratory FASP, which is used, for example, for the development, testing and research of visual and audio products. Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Max. 15 participants

Department of Mechanical Engineering
max. 15 participants

How do airplanes overcome the power of gravity? After a brief theoretical introduction about the uplift of wings, you build your own wing profile made of plastic. In the wind tunnel you test your aircraft and determine the optimum lift over the variation of the angle of attack.

Institute of Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics
max. 10 participants up from class 9