Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation IOSB


Advanced System Technology AST Branch of Fraunhofer IOSB
Am Vogelherd 90
98693 Ilmenau

Phone +49 3677 461-0
Fax +49 3677 461-100

By car

Turn off of the autobahn A4 at the Erfurt junction, take the ramp onto the A71 towards Meiningen, take the Ilmenau Ost exit and continue on the B87 towards Ilmenau. In Ilmenau turn right at the AGIP gas station onto the “Am Vogelherd” road after the second traffic light. Then continue on straight ahead and turn left onto the second road. The Fraunhofer Application Center AST, Am Vogelherd 50, is located in the next large building on the right side (entry through the left front entrance).


By train

Change at Erfurt central station for Ilmenau, leave train at the Pörlitzer Höhe station, walk approx. 10 minutes (straight on: Ziolkowskistraße, Kopernikusstraße, Hohe Straße, turn right and right again – you will then arrive at Am Vogelherd; Fraunhofer AST is on the left). 


By taxi from Ilmenau central station Stay on the train for one more station (Ilmenau Busbahnhof). 


By bus

Take a bus on route (Linie) A, labelled NPI, ask for stop "Am Vogelherd" or "IGI" which stands for "Ilmenauer Glasindustrie". From bus stop, cross the road, walk a few steps in the direction the bus was travelling, turn up the hill and turn left at the crossroads. The AST is only 200 m.


By plane

Arrive at Erfurt airport (Flughafen), drive 45 minutes or take tram/taxi to Erfurt Hauptbahnhof (central station) and complete journey by train.