Annual Summer Academy on
"Wireless Communications: New Technologies and Research Challenges"
Time: July 18 to July 29, 2011
Location: Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany
The International Graduate School on Mobile Communications at the Ilmenau University of Technology invites students at the Master level or beyond to apply for its annual Summer Academy. The Summer Academy introduces into major research topics of self-organized networking and addresses students who want to deepen their knowledge to pursue their doctoral studies in this area. Participation in the Summer Academy is based on applications and is free of cost for successful applicants.
The Summer Academy includes talks from the following members of the Graduate School:
Prof. Dr. Martin Haardt,
Prof. Dr. Matthias Hein,
Prof. Dr. Andreas Mitschele-Thiel,
Prof. Dr. Kai Sattler,
Prof. Dr. Günter Schäfer,
Prof. Dr. Jochen Seitz and
Prof. Dr. Reiner Thomä.
Prospective participants should complete, sign and send the application form per mail to gs-summeracademy@ tu-ilmenau. de before February 28, 2011. The application form can be found on
Participants will be selected based on their background, working area and English skills. Initial notification of acceptance will be sent out on March 11, 2011. Selected participants will participate in an individual e-learning training course. This includes the study of e-learning materials and control questions to prepare for the Summer Academy. This individual training is scheduled March 28 to April 29, 2011. During this course, participants will be remotely supported by our tutors.
The e-learning training course provides participants with knowledge of current and future mobile communication networks focusing on radio transmissions, mobility management, Quality of Service (QoS) and self-organization principles. The e-learning course will end with an online test. Based on the activities of participants and on the online test results, the final selection of participants for the Summer Academy presence course at the Ilmenau University of Technology will be achieved. Official notification of acceptance will be sent out on March 30, 2011.
Cost and Financial Support
Participation in the Summer Academy is based on applications and is free of cost for successful applicants. Due to generous support from DAAD, the Academy provides financial support for 20 participants. This includes accommodation and an allowance to travel cost. The allowance follows the rules of DAAD travel grants, see http://www.daad.de/imperia/md/content/hochschulen/ deutschesommerakademie-programm/reisekostenpauschale_2011. pdf for details.
Successful participants of the Summer Academy obtain a certificate (6 ECTS) issued by the Ilmenau University of Technology.
Application Deadline: February 28, 2011
Initial Acceptance Notification: March 11, 2011
Individual E-Learning Course: March 28 to April 29, 2011
Official Acceptance Notification: March 30, 2011
Summer Academy: July 18 to July 29, 2011
The Summer Academy is organized by the International Graduate School on Mobile Communications of the Ilmenau University of Technology. For more information on the School see www.gs-mobicom. de.
For questions related to the Summer Academy, please contact the coordinator, Dr. Mirko Kirschkowski.
Mail: gs-summeracademy@ tu-ilmenau. de
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