Poster presentation

Seminar PDF

Duration: 1-2 days

Course type: 10% theory, 90% practical examples

Trainer: Karin Bodewits or Philipp Gramlich

Number of participants: Max. 12


An effective poster presentation requires a cleverly designed poster, an appropriate use of language and special techniques for presenting. This course will give you the skills you need to create professional, attractive and high-impact posters and give you the opportunity to practice the communication skills needed to make your research interesting and accessible for your audience.

In this course you´ll be able to:

– Perform a context analysis (who, when, where, why, what)
– Learn to design posters – structure, layout, visual impact and best/ worst-practice examples
– Optimise the impact of illustrations and graphs
– Craft the “story” of your poster
– Practice your communication skills
– Acquire poster presentation skills – presenting yourself, your research and the poster itself
– Receive a video feedback on your poster pitch
– Learn to interact with the audience (leading with questions, answering questions, discussion)


You have the opportunity to receive a video feedback of your poster pitch.



Karin Bodewits ( or Philipp Gramlich ( )/ Tel: +49 (0)89 99 016 971