Seminar on Topics in Antennas and Propagation

Modul Number: EI5091

Duration: 1 Semester

Occurence: Winter Semester

Language: English

Number of ECTS: 5


Professor in charge: Thomas Eibert

Amount of work

Contact hours: 45

Self-study hours: 105

Total: 150

Description of achievement and assessment methods

Examination with the following elements:

  • 20 minutes presentation and 10 minutes colloquium (70%)
  • a report in the form of a conference article (30%)
  • 10 minutes practice  presentation (coursework)

Exam type: written and oral

Exam duration: 30 minutes

Possibility of re-taking: In the next semester: Yes; at the end of the semester: No

Homework: No

Lecture: Yes

Conversation: Yes

Written paper: Yes

Recommended requirements

No special requirements


Varying topics on the areas of electromagnetics, electromagnetic compatibility, metamaterials, mocrowave circuits, radio systems and numerical simulation of electromagnetic fields.

The students prepare independently contributions on a scientific topic by writing a scientific report and giving a talk. Presentation and writing techniques are interactively taught in the seminar.

Study goals

In the end the students are able to make a bibliographic research on a scientific topic and present their findings as a report in the form of a conference article: in addition the students can give talk in front of an audience of specialists.

Teaching and learning methods

  • Presentation
  • Individual work
  • Group work
  • Impromtu speech

Media formats

  • Computer supported presentation (e.g. Powerpoint)
  • Latex templates for a scientific paper
  • Scientific articles and books


The literature will be provided by the adviser