Call for Applications

IS3E 2018 | 14 May - 18 May | TUM, Munich

The spring school is suitable for PhD students and industry participations who are interested in extending their knowledge of Systems Engineering.

PhD students are invited to participate in the following ways:

  • Contribute your perspective by giving a presentation on your PhD topic
  • Learn about industrial requirements and implementation
  • Discuss and exchange ideas with different disciplines

Interested PhD students are invited to write a short outline which must contain:

  • Short introduction to the recent research and your PhD topic
  • Main research question
  • Interconnection to Systems Engineering
  • Maximum 600 words

Assuming a 4 or 5 year project duration the outline should focus on:

Year 1: the field of research, area of contribution and gaps in the existing research

Year 2: the topic, problem statement, research questions and possibly the research approach

Year 3: research approach and possibly preliminary results

Year 4 or later: results of the research

Please note: The points above are just guidelines and should be adapted to the specific characteristics of each Project


If you have any questions,
please do not hesitate to contact us!


Please use the formal Research Outline Template.
The research outline has to be sent as a word document to

For your presentation, please use the IS3E-Presentation-Template.

Application deadline:

The application deadline is extendet to March 30th.

Acceptance notification:

Acceptance notifications will be send out 1 ½ month in advance, at least.

General Information:

The maximum number of participants is 20.
The course language will be English.
Participants receive 3 ECTS points.
500€ incl. accommodation and catering.