Record number of participants, full digitization and renowned addition: cfaed's Microelectronics Summer School was a great success

The 19th Dresden Microelectronics Academy (DMA) once again presented Dresden as Europe's most important semiconductor location:

Info on the 2021 participants:

  • 56 participants
  • 16 countries of origin
  • 69 % graduate students, 15 % doctoral students, 11 % post-doc level
  • 69 % male, 31% female
  • Fields of study: Electrical engineering, computer science, physics, chemistry, materials science

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The first fully online DMA was a full success with participants joining from various countries.


Let’s have a look back at a successful DMA’19 – the 18th Dresden Microelectronics Academy – the cfaed summer school. What a colourful event it has been: more than 50 students, over 20 nationalities, academia, industry, career and culture. What more can you ask for.

The vibrant group of participants enjoyed 5 days packed with specialist talks, lab tours, career sessions, a guided city walk and a very entertaining and tasty evening with the managers of local semiconductor industry companies.

Here's a teaser video for the Dresden Microelectronics Academy! We produced it in September 2016 while the 15th DMA was running. Feel the spirit and join the next DMA!

Production: Jan Luther -