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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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General remarks
This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Percentage of teaching by practitioners 3.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 8/14 points

International orientation

Outgoing students 0.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 42.1 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 31.4 %
Share of professors with work experience 30.0 %


Publications per academic 4.6
Citations per publication 1.9
Third party funds per academic 98.6 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.5

Electrical / Information Engineering

Interdisciplinary programmes

Degree courses without details

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

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Double degree option; participation in the Basic Engineering School (modified, practice-oriented initial study phase); participation in Basic Plus (course of study without a general higher education entrance qualification); English Master's degree courses; individual study agreements if needed; Personal support; Exercises are conducted in small groups.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    International cooperation in research and teaching with a focus on Central, Eastern and South-East Europe; SPITSE project: 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 programmes (Peru, Russia, Kazan, etc.); active ERASMUS exchange programme.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Tongji University, Shanghai, China; Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, Indien; Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Lima, Peru; Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia; Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, Kolumbien; Aarhus University, Aarhus, Dänemark; Aalto University, Espoo, Finnland; Gdansk University of Technology, Gdansk, Polen; University of Split, Split, Ungarn; Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, Indien
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Centre for Microtechnology and Nanotechnology (ZMN); Centre for Energy Engineering (ZET); high-voltage lab; media laboratories; Thüringer Innovationszentrum Mobilität (ThIMo – Thuringia innovation centre for mobility); antenna lab; hearing lab; usability lab; "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 capita per year); supervision of research formats from regional to Europe-wide
  • 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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(S)-Students' judgements  (F)-Facts  (P)-Professors' judgements
(E&I)= Electrical / Information Engineering (IntDiscip)= Interdisciplinary programmes (IntDiscip)= very interdisciplinary and thus not classified;
As the ranking is done for the whole subject area, for the single "sub-subjects" it can happen that not all rank groups are represented in all criteria.
Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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