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Electrical / Information Engineering, Department

Fakultät für Informatik und Automatisierung at the TU Ilmenau

  • Helmholtzplatz 5
  • Postbox: 10 0565
  • 98693 Ilmenau
  • Phone: +49 3677 69-2808
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Basic information

Total number of students 340
Number of master degree students 120
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 5.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 5.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 12/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 57.3 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 53.3 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 7/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's 6/12 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 60.3 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 25.4 %


Publications per academic 1.9
Citations per publication 3.4
Third party funds per academic 108.4 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.9

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.5
Support in studies 2.2
Courses offered 2.3
Study organisation 1.8
Digital teaching elements 2.9
Research orientation 2.4
Job market preparation 2.7
Rooms 2.2
Library 1.9
IT-infrastructure 2.2
Laboratories 2.5
Overall study situation 2.5

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support number of cases below 15
Support in studies number of cases below 15
Digital teaching elements number of cases below 15
Courses offered number of cases below 15
Study organisation number of cases below 15
Transition to Master's studies number of cases below 15
Research orientation number of cases below 15
Overall study situation number of cases below 15

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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  • Special features regarding teaching
    Special supervision of students in the gender programme; 2 x 5 days training in companies in the biomedical engineering industry (BMT course); practical training in clinics (BMT course); Small groups for practicals (TKS course); indiv. curriculum agreements possible
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    International double Master's degree and double Bachelor's degree, international double doctorate programmes. International projects involving students. Extensive ERASMUS exchange programme with 25 partner universities. Cooperation for Master's degree with Harvard Medical School, MIT, the University of Melbourne, among others.; German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) PPP projects; EU ITN and other projects; International guest lecturers; Cooperation for Master’s degree (TKS) within the framework of projects with the University of Melbourne, IIT Bombay, KAUST, NTNU UNAM.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    19 dedicated laboratories: Rapid prototyping laboratory; Laboratory for optoelectrophysiological medical technology; Laboratory for medical microwave sensor technology; Image-processing laboratory; Chemistry laboratory; TMS laboratory; Nanotheranostics laboratory, ophthalmology laboratory, optical laboratory, electro-physical laboratory, electronics laboratory, cardiovascular laboratory, x-ray laboratory, nuclear radiation laboratory, process control system distillation column, laboratory hall for automation engineering, robotics laboratory; use of computing rooms in the university computer centre.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Ophthalmological Technology; Measurement and Stimulation Technology, Data Analysis, Modelling and Inverse Procedures; Medicine. Imaging and Radiological Technology; Medical Information Systems; Robotic Navigation; Human-Machine Interaction; Neuroinformatics; Machine Learning; Fuzzy and Neural Control; Multi-Criteria Optimisation Procedures; Environmental Monitoring; Modelling of Fluid Power Drives; Micro- and Nanosystems Engineering; Control and Systems Theory; Autonomous Vehicles; Regulation and Control Engineering;; Process Modelling and Optimisation; System Dynamics; Precision Robotics; Simulation Technology
  • Support for founders
    Ilmkubator is the founders service at Ilmenau University of Technology: start-up advice, intensive coaching, qualification and teaching opportunities, networking events, contact mediation and access and guidance on funding opportunities. Collaborations with: TGZ Ilmenau – Technology and Start-up Centre Ilmenau; Thuringia University Founders Network; ThEx - Thuringian Centre for Business Start-ups and Entrepreneurship; Thüringer Bogen
  • Other special features
    The highlight is Ilmkubator Class, the programme that offers extensive support for particularly promising start-up ideas. Teams and individual founders can systematically develop their concepts further over the course of six specific modules with the support of Ilmkubator coaches, mentors and experts; Personal student support
  • Further information on research activities
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Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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