Freiburg, Germany


when 4 September 2015 - 6 September 2015
duration 1 week
fee EUR 100

Revolutionary Sensors for the Sensor Revolution?

Sensors play a pivotal role in enabling modern day technological advances and in creating new, groundbreaking applications such as robotics, autonomus systems and human-computer interaction by providing data about the environment that artifcial systems can compute.

The Eurosensors 2015 Summer School shall offer junior scientists the opportunity for interdisciplinary and intercultural exchange and getting in touch with renowned experts from science and pioneers of industrial research.

The lectures will cover all relevant topics ranging from fundamental sensing principles to sensor networks and IP management.

Course leader

IMTEK - Laboratory for Gas Sensors
Dr. Stefan Palzer, Dr. Janosch Kneer

Target group

PhD students, PostDocs and gradutate students

Course aim

Aim of the summer school is to bring together researchers from a large variety of backgrounds ranging from physics, chemistry, biology and mathematics to engineering and economy in a stimulating environment in order to review the multiple facets of sensor technology research and its applications. The summer school shall furthermore offer an informal platform to exchange new ideas and discuss the future of this research and technology field

Fee info

EUR 100: The Eurosensors Summer School is dedicated to teaching fundamental principles of sensor technology. In order to enable a supporting teaching/learning atmosphere and promote discussions between speakers and participants, the total number of participants is limited to 50.

The registration fee is 100 €.
Applications are accepted via e-mail only and should contain:

A short CV (1/2 page)
Motivation (1/2 page)

Please submit your application by 31.07.2015 as a single *.pdf file to


A limited number of scholarships covering travel and accommodation costs are available for the most convincing candidates that do not have founds available. If you wish to be considered, please indicate why. Decisions shall be communicated to all applican