The institute has its roots in the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology of the Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg. The existing close cooperation with the university is regulated by a cooperation agreement.
An-Institute of this University
By Senate decision, the ifak has been an affiliated institute of this university since 1993. (www.uni-magdeburg.de)
Institute for Automation Technology IFAT
A particularly close technical cooperation exists with the Institute for Automation Technology IFAT. (www.ifat.ovgu.de)