Venue, Travel & Social Information

Technische Universität Ilmenau, Meitnerbau, Gustav-Kirchhoff-Straße 5, 98693 Ilmenau

Networking Dinner


Venue address:

Technische Universität Ilmenau
Gustav-Kirchhoff-Straße 5
98693 Ilmenau

Image source: TU Ilmenau/Chris Liebold

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By Air

By plane, you can reach Erfurt-Weimar Airport, which is only 40 kilometres from Ilmenau. From here, travel to Erfurt main station and take the train to Ilmenau.

If you are flying from overseas, Frankfurt Airport or Halle/Leipzig Airport are the best options. From here, you can also get to Ilmenau by train.

By Car

The TU Ilmenau can be reached by car via the A71 motorway. Coming from the north on the A4, take the A71 towards Schweinfurt at the Erfurt motorway junction. After about 30 kilometres, leave the motorway at the Ilmenau-Ost exit and follow the signs to “Universität” at the first roundabout. Coming from the south from the direction of Nuremberg/Schweinfurt, take the motorway exit Ilmenau-West in the direction of Ilmenau and follow the signs to “Universität”.

By Train

By train, you can reach Erfurt from all directions with the ICE. From here, there is a regular shuttle service to Ilmenau and back. Careful the train from Erfurt to Ilmenau consists of two parts, one heads to Saalfeld one to Ilmenau. Make sure you enter the correct one; the destination is displayed on the train itself.


The Goethe and university town of Ilmenau has a lot to offer. Located in the middle of the green Thuringian Forest, it combines nature, industry and culture. A combination of tradition and modernity has created a very special townscape over the decades.

With a population of around 30,000 Ilmenau is located at a height of 500m in the valley of the Ilm, which runs through the town, and is surrounded by mountains and gentle hills.

A link to the Ilmenau Tourist Information website can be found here. 

A variety of brochures containing information on Ilmenau, useful addresses, contact information, places of interest, walks etc. can be found here.


A selection of hotels in Ilmenau

HotelAddressWebsitePriceDistance to TU Ilmenau
Berg- und Jagdhotel GabelbachAm Gabelbach 1, 98693 Ilmenauhttps://www.hotel-gabelbach.deSingle room: from 99 €/night
Double room: from 139 €/night
About 10 minutes by car/taxi
Hotel TanneLindenstraße 38, 98693 Ilmeanu room: from 85 €/night
Double room: from 110 €/night
About 25 minutes walking distance
Hotel MARAKrohnestraße 5, 98693 Ilmenau room: from 79 €/night
Double room: from 99 €/night
About 15 minutes walking distance
ILM-HotelLangshüttenweg 3, 98693 Ilmenau room: from 85 €/night
Double room: from 110 €/night
About 5-10 minutes walking distance


Delegates are responsible for their own accommodation bookings.

Please note euspen does not endorse any hotel and is not responsible for any bookings made.  Please read the cancellation policy carefully before you book.

Networking Dinner

On Tuesday 28th November at 18:30 (CET) there will be a networking dinner for our delegates which will be held at the Hotel Gabelbach.  Coach transport to and from the Networking dinner will be provided.


Hotel Gabelbach
Am Gabelbach 1
98693 Ilmenau

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