Ilmenau University of Technology: Statistics

Updated:

EduRank

Ilmenau University of Technology logo
EduRank.org best universities badge
Position Category
#1201 of 14,131 In the World
#446 of 2,785 In Europe
#67 of 369 In Germany
#2 of 12 In Thuringia
#293 of 1,498 For Robotics
Top50% For 99 other topics
Subject rankings

Quick Review

Enrollment
4,889
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
tu-ilmenau.de
Languages
German
Acceptance rate
43%*

* The Ilmenau University of Technology is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (Reifezeugnis) or equivalent
Academic CalendarOctober to September (October - March; April-September)
Enrollment4,889

Research profile

Ilmenau University of Technology is a world-class research university with 15,366 scientific papers published and 187,028 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Engineering, Physics, Quantum and Particle physics, Computer Science, Chemistry, Materials Science, Biology, Environmental Science, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, and Electrical Engineering.

Publications
15,366
Citations
187,028

Ilmenau University of Technology majors

by publication & citation count

Engineering
11,610 / 155,214
Physics
10,442 / 147,859
Quantum and Particle physics
8,463 / 129,660
Computer Science
7,994 / 83,395
Chemistry
7,578 / 118,128
Materials Science
6,425 / 105,112
Biology
6,162 / 106,032
Environmental Science
5,456 / 72,225
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
5,006 / 41,683
Electrical Engineering
4,863 / 70,844
Optical Engineering
4,180 / 57,291
Organic Chemistry
4,132 / 76,529
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
3,975 / 38,980
Mathematics
3,573 / 44,433
Philosophy
3,149 / 24,893
Nanotechnology
3,005 / 67,223
Telecommunications
2,982 / 31,322
Geography and Cartography
2,844 / 33,270
Statistics
2,787 / 37,931
Geology
2,707 / 32,256
Business
2,702 / 28,786
Medicine
2,554 / 34,358
Metallurgical Engineering
2,393 / 42,818
Mechanical Engineering
2,346 / 23,087
Computer Networking
2,152 / 23,588
Political Science
2,090 / 16,900
Psychology
2,049 / 30,233
Electronic Engineering
1,958 / 21,679
Computer Vision
1,821 / 17,923
Chemical Engineering
1,812 / 50,729
Management
1,757 / 20,242
Physical chemistry
1,744 / 45,233
Biochemistry
1,714 / 33,571
Ecology
1,647 / 27,346
Aerospace Engineering
1,589 / 16,481
Art & Design
1,495 / 13,395
Acoustical Engineering
1,456 / 16,058
Law
1,430 / 14,784
Condensed Matter Physics
1,379 / 26,234
Astrophysics and Astronomy
1,367 / 14,703

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 25 85
1992 33 106
1993 37 69
1994 79 105
1995 73 129
1996 80 131
1997 128 208
1998 149 240
1999 150 366
2000 118 378
2001 149 534
2002 332 928
2003 287 1039
2004 323 1461
2005 365 1795
2006 446 2420
2007 425 2916
2008 469 3359
2009 602 4023
2010 558 4787
2011 621 5994
2012 773 6933
2013 724 7975
2014 808 8762
2015 757 9434
2016 743 10454
2017 755 11100
2018 841 13062
2019 868 14244
2020 785 15715
2021 798 18277
2022 728 17994
2023 811 18488
Academic rankings

Tuition

Local studetns c. 65 per semester (EUR)

The Ilmenau University of Technology has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Ilmenau University of Technology.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design No Yes TBD
Biology No No TBD
Business Yes Yes TBD
Chemistry No No TBD
Computer Science Yes Yes TBD
Economics Yes Yes TBD
Engineering Yes Yes TBD
Environmental Science No No TBD
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences No Yes TBD
Mathematics Yes Yes TBD
Medicine No No TBD
Physics Yes Yes TBD
Psychology Yes Yes TBD
Bachelor's Degree Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Business Computing, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies, Medical Technology, Optical Technology, Physics, Robotics
Diplom (Univ) Business Computing, Computer Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Mass Communication, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies, Physical Engineering
Master Automotive Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Business Computing, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Econometrics, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Energy Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Mass Communication, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies, Nanotechnology, Optical Technology, Physics, Power Engineering, Robotics, Telecommunications Engineering
PhD Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Natural Sciences
Habilitation Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Natural Sciences

Notable alumni

  1. Matthias Platzeck

    Matthias Platzeck
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1953-.. (age 71)
    Enrolled in the Ilmenau University of Technology
    1974-1979 studied Biomedical cybernetics
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Matthias Platzeck is a German politician. He was Minister President of Brandenburg from 2002 to 2013 and party chairman of the SPD from November 2005 to April 2006.

  2. Hansjoachim Walther

    Hansjoachim Walther
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    Years
    1939-2005 (aged 66)
    Occupations
    university teacherpoliticianmathematician
    Biography

    Hansjoachim Walther was a German politician and mathematician. He was leader of the German Social Union, a right-wing party modelled after the Bavarian CSU, during the Wende, serving as their parliamentary leader in the Volkskammer. After German reunification, he was co-opted to the Bundestag and appointed as Minister for Special Affairs.

  3. Michael Roth

    Michael Roth
    Born in
    Slovakia Flag Slovakia
    Years
    1936-2019 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    engineer
    Biography

    Michael Roth was a German engineer and professor of automation, specializing in microprocessor technology, computer science and sociology as well as philosophy of science. He was one of the pioneers in the area of computer engineering in Germany.

  4. Katja Hose

    Katja Hose
    Years
    1980-.. (age 44)
    Enrolled in the Ilmenau University of Technology
    2004-2009 graduated with Doctor of Philosophy
    Occupations
    computer scientist
    Biography

    Katja Hose is a professor of computer science at Aalborg University and TU Wien.

Ilmenau University of Technology faculties and divisions

Faculty : Computer Science and Automation Biotechnology, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering
Faculty : Economics and Media Studies Data Processing, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Information Management, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies
Faculty : Electrical Engineering and Information Technology Biotechnology, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Information Technology, Materials Engineering, Microelectronics
Faculty : Mathematics and Natural Sciences Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Physical Engineering
Faculty : Mechanical Engineering Electronic Engineering, Materials Engineering, Measurement and Precision Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

General information

Alternative names TU IL
Technische Universit├Ąt Ilmenau
Founded 1953
Accreditation Akkreditierungsrat; ACQUIN
Motto The Spirit of Science
Colors green, white

Location and contacts

Address P.O. Box 100565 Ehrenbergstra├če 29
Ilmenau, 98684
Germany
City population 39,000

Ilmenau University of Technology in social media