Cable Seminar

German title: Kabelseminar

The cable seminar is an event of the Institute for Electrical Energy Systems of the Leibniz University Hannover and took place for the first time in 1972 at Nexans (then Kabel- und Metallwerke Gutehoffnungshütte AG) in Hanover. The seminar is aimed at students at Leibniz University and the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Hanover as well as experienced engineers from the industry.


The cable seminar will not take place this semester!


The first day and the morning of the second day contain lectures, in the afternoon of the second day an excursion takes place to deepen the contents of the lectures. Participation in the seminar and in an evening event on the first day is free of charge (participation on special invitation).

The cable seminar takes place twice a year and focuses on the following topics:

  • New findings from research & development
  • Experiences from the industry
  • Environmental issues (recycling, waste disposal, electric and magnetic fields)
  • Quality assurance
  • Liability
  • Accident prevention
  • Neutral point treatment and earthing
  • High voltage direct current transmission (HVDC)
  • Fibre optic cable



The cable seminar will not take place this semester!