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Reimbursement procedure of travel expenses

  • holds for workshops, summer schools and annual meetings
  • project PI and one project participant receive reimbursement
  • all travel expenses are processed by the home institution, including receipts & tickets
  • administration of home institution sends the final invoice only to:

Prof. Jörg Schumacher
Institute of Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Technische Universität Ilmenau
P.O. Box 100565
D-98684 Ilmenau

  • administration of TU Ilmenau transfers the costs back to home institution




Transportation to Ilmenau

1. Travel by train:
Reaching Erfurt with Deutsche Bahn and then travelling from Erfurt to Ilmenau with EIB. Attention: some trains are divided in Plaue (one part goes to Meiningen, another to Ilmenau). Make sure that you are in the correct wagon and that you leave the train at „Ilmenau Bahnhof“.

 2. Travel by car:
 A71 with exits Ilmenau-Ost or Ilmenau-West.


3. Travel by plane:
Closest airports are Leipzig & Frankfurt. The new high-speed ICE track brings you within 40 minutes from Leipzig Hbf to Erfurt Hbf. Therefore, Leipzig might be an option in some cases.


Accommodation in Ilmenau

hotel map:

The following hotels have special conditions for visitors of TU Ilmenau. Please tell them during the booking/reservation process that you are visitor of TU Ilmenau to receive the discount.

1. Mara Hotel (closest to station and campus)

2. Hotel Tanne

3. Hotel Zum Löwen


Campus of TU Ilmenau