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Electrical / Information Engineering, Department

Fakultät für Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik at the TU Ilmenau

  • Gustav-Kirchhoff-Straße 1
  • 98693 Ilmenau
  • Phone: +49 3677 69-2843
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Basic information

Total number of students 680
Number of master degree students 490
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 68.3 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 59.5 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 4/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's 4/12 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 38.9 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 32.5 %


Publications per academic 2.9
Citations per publication 2.3
Third party funds per academic 62.5 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.4

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.3
Support in studies 2.6
Courses offered 2.4
Study organisation 1.9
Exams 2.4
Digital teaching elements 2.8
Research orientation 2.6
Job market preparation 2.9
Rooms 2.3
Library 1.8
IT-infrastructure 2.2
Laboratories 2.1
Overall study situation 2.8

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 2.0
Support in studies 2.3
Digital teaching elements 1.9
Courses offered 2.0
Study organisation 1.8
Transition to Master's studies 1.9
Research orientation 2.0
Overall study situation 1.9

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Further degree courses of the department none
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Double degree option; English Master´s degree programmes; individual study agreements if needed; personal support; Small group concept for exercises; early integration of students into research
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    International cooperation in research and teaching with a focus on Central, Eastern and South-East Europe; strategic partnership of engineering faculties at Technische Universität Ilmenau (TUIL) with Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University (ETU) and the "Moscow Power Engineering Institute" National Research University(MEI); Double-degree offers (Peru, Russia); active ERASMUS exchange programme.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Centre for Microtechnology and Nanotechnology (ZMN); Thuringian Energy Research Institute (ThEFI); high-voltage lab; media laboratories; Thüringer Innovationszentrum Mobilität (ThIMo – Thuringia innovation centre for mobility); antenna lab; Cryoelectronics laboratory (supraconducting quantum circuit); hearing lab; Usability Laboratory; "Am Vogelherd" test facility.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Above-average volume of research funding; Above-average third-party funding (on average more than 500,000 euros per professorship per year); supervision of research formats from regional to Europe-wide
  • Support for founders
    auftakt network: bundles start-up funding from the Ilmenau University of Technology; EXIST start-up scholarship; Thuringian Centre for Start-ups and Entrepreneurship (ThEX); Fund for founders of high-tech start-ups; Ilmkubator: providing support with a large number of partners in all phases of self-employment; Course in ‘Business Creation and Management’ as part of the studium generale offered across all disciplines
  • Other special features
    Personal student support; Centrally located campus university with short distances
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
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Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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