The International Center of Academic Exchange and guest apartments in Helios building

The International Center of Academic Exchange was built in 1997 within the framework of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and represents as such a guest house for international scientists.

The facility is located near to the main campus of the university and is surrounded by a sports ground and a lake. Sixteen completely furnished and equipped flats offer unique opportunities for arrivers and this on a reasonable price. Eight single rooms, 3 double rooms, four triple rooms and one flat has 4 rooms. Inside the facility you find a seminar and meeting room, a washing machine, access to telephone and internet and a garden outside with barbecue facilities and a children’s playground complete the service.

Minimum term of lease is 6 months, maximum 24 months. Prolongation is due to the current situation of capacity used.

In Helios building near city center we lease also four new furnished and equipped apartments – two single rooms and two double rooms for academic guests who work at TU Ilmenau for about 3 to 5 months.


16 apartments
Apartment sizes: 1-4 rooms, 22m²  – 79m²
Fully furnished apartments
Kitchen equipment
Bed linen & towels
Special features: Quiet and close to the campus
Phone with direct dialing
WiFi in apartments & common rooms
Basement parking & parking spaces
Seminar room with kitchen
No pets allowed
Payment methods: Cash, bank transfer


Contact person
Ms Sylvia Schlegelmilch

Contact address
TU Ilmenau, Dezernat für Gebäude und Technik
Max-Planck-Ring 14
Haus G, Zimmer 2100
98693 Ilmenau

Phone: +49 (0)3677 69 1621
Fax: +49 (0)3677 69 1651

Address of the guest houses
Internationales Begegnungszentrum (IBZ)
Ehrenbergstraße 38
98693 Ilmenau

Prof.-Schmidt-Straße 26
98693 Ilmenau


Opening hours
Daily, on Mondays on appointment only

By arrangement