Sunday, July 16, 2017

The symposium ISTET-2017 opening session will start at 17:00 hours in the Humboldt lecture hall, followed by two tutorials given by invited speakers.

The evening will be rounded off with an informal get-together just outside the lecture hall in the Humboldt-Building.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

The conference dinner will take place on Tuesday evening in the Elgersburg Castle, which is located close to Ilmenau. The dinner will start at 19:00 hours.

There are three options to go there:

1. Walking:  Starting from the university campus, it will take a walk of about 1.5h to the castle (7.5km).
2. By car:  It takes only a couple of minutes to drive to the castle by car (8km).
 Destination:  Schloss Elgersburg
Burgstrasse 3
98716 Elgersburg
3. By train:  The train from Ilmenau-main station takes 9 min to Elgersburg station.

There might be a guided tour through the castle (on request) which takes about 40min.


1. By car:  You should drive the same way back!
2. By train:
 Elgersburg:21:28 22:25 23:58
 Ilmenau-Hbf:21:37 22:34 00:07

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

There is offered a post-conference excursion by bus to Eisenach to visit the famous Wartburg Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Furthermore, there is included the visit of the National Exhibition "Luther and the Germans".

The price for this excursion is 34 € per person which you have to pay on-desk on your own.

Please notice, that the tour can only take place if at least 25 participants will attend.

Schedule:  13:30 Bus departure from university campus
 15:30 - 17:30 Visiting Wartburg castle and the National Exhibition
 18:30 Return to Ilmenau by bus
 20:00 Arrival at Ilmenau