A German public research university located at Ilmenau, Thuringia, Germany.Founded in 1894, having about 7,200 students distributed within 5 academic departments (faculties).
Research and education at TU Ilmenau is focuses on engineering with links to economics and natural sciences, thus titled as the only university in the federal state of Thüringen as “Technische Universität”. As a start it began its life as a private training college named "Thüringisches Technikum”. In 1992 being accorded the title of Technische Universität (TU).
TU Ilmenau offers degrees in technology, science, economics and media. These all also form part of the interdisciplinary media subjects which are a more recent development and combine technology, economics, law and social studies.
Research in Ilmenau
Research in Ilmenau is carried out at all stages from the basic theory to the industrial application. Because the TU relies upon interdisciplinary work across faculty boundaries, and brings together many skills thereby, below are listed the highly competitive research area the Universität works on: