Information Centers

Throughout your course of study, you can find important information and numerous available services at our Information Centers in Erfurt (infopunkt), Ilmenau (ASC), Jena (INFOtake), Schmalkalden (TROLL) and Weimar (INFOtake). Here you can obtain:      

  • an ISIC card, the International Student Identity Card (in Schmalkalden and Nordhausen, this must be obtained from the Department of Financial Aid)
  • information about and applications for semester grants available in a particular city  (Erfurt, Ilmenau, Jena, Nordhausen and Schmalkalden)
  • information about waivers or reimbursements of semester fees
  • information about waivers or reimbursements of Semester Ticket fees
  • information about and notifications for private accident insurance and liability insurance (notifications for statutory accident insurance can be obtained only at the Information Centers in Weimar, Jena and Ilmenau)
  • BAföG applications: pick one up and then turn it in to be forwarded to the Department of Financial Aid (no counseling!)
  • a child ID card, which allows children of students to eat lunch for free in the dining halls
  • advice regarding flexible childcare
  • registration, receipt of contract and booking of childcare in Jena and Weimar
  • informational material published by the Studierendenwerk (STW) and its affiliated universities and colleges, as well as information about the opening hours of facilities run by the STW, the universities and colleges, and your respective city
  • assistance in finding and procuring a private room (except in Schmalkalden)
  • announcements about job offers on the Internet
  • co-payments for vaccinations required for internships (in Jena and Weimar)
  • tickets to events hosted by the STW or your respective university in Ilmenau and Weimar


Info Center Contact Consultation Hours

 infopunkt in Erfurt
Mensagebäude, Zugang Terrasse
Nordhäuser Str. 63
99084 Erfurt

Peter Schledermann,
Ulla Materne
Tel. 0361–7371818
Fax 0361–7371699

Mon - Fri
        11.00 - 14.00

ASC in Ilmenau
(Akademisches Service Center) Ilmenau (in der Mensa am Ehrenberg)
Max-Planck-Ring 1
98693 Ilmenau

Carola Oemus
Tel. 03677–69 33 11
Fax 03677–69 20 50

Mon, Tue, Thu
        12.00 - 15.00
INFOtake Jena
Ernst-Abbe-Platz 5
07743 Jena

Manuela Zander,
Martina Baumberg
Tel. 03641–93 05 06
Fax 03641–93 06 52

Mon, Wed, Thu
         09.00 - 16.00
Tue  09.00 - 17.00
Fri    09.00 - 14.00
TROLL in Schmalkalden *
(Treffpunkt orientierungsloser Leute) Schmalkalden Blechhammer 9b, Haus S
98574 Schmalkalden
Carola Oemus
Tel. 03683–46 91 17
Wed  11.00 - 15.00
INFOtake Weimar
Marienstraße 15b
99423 Weimar
Ines Eckhart,
Katja Hengelhaupt
Tel. 03643–58 15 06
Mon - Thu
        10.00 - 15.00
Fri   10.00 - 14.00


During the office hours, one of the counsellors is available personally or under the the given phone number.

* Talk times only during the lecture periods. Out of the lecture periods please contact the consultants only by email.


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