Authors are invited to submit a draft paper of at least 4 up to 10 pages in PDF format on one of the IRS topics listed under Aims & Scope using the electronic submission system.
Please use the IRS 2023 template.

The first page of the submitted draft paper should include:

  • Paper title
  • Name(s) of author(s)
  • Organisation / Company
  • E-mail address

All papers accepted and presented at IRS will be included in the Symposium proceedings and submitted to the IEEE Xplore digital library.

Young Scientists Prizes will be awarded to early stage researchers for the best contribution. Participants must confirm their eligibility during abstract submission.

All submitted papers will be evaluated by a Best Paper committee and one paper will be selected for Best Paper Award.

Important Deadlines
Special Session Proposals28 November2022
Draft Paper Submission23 December
extended to 13 January
Author notifications3 March2023
Final paper submission28 April2023
  • A Young Scientists Prize of EUR 1,000 will be awarded to early stage researchers for the best contribution. Participants must confirm their eligibility during abstract submission.
  • The Best Paper Prize is awarded with EUR 2,000 sponsored by company HENSOLDT.
Aims & Scope

The International Radar Symposium aims to provide a forum for both academic and industrial professionals in radar from all over the world and to bring together academicians, researchers, engineers, system analysts, graduate and undergraduate students with government and non-government organizations to share and discuss both theoretical and practical knowledge. We invite everybody to submit outstanding and valuable original research papers and participate in the technical exhibition during the conference.

The scope of the Symposium includes, but is not limited to the following major topics.
During submission, authors are requested to indicate which main topic is addressed by their contribution, Conference subjects include:

  • Multi-Channel and Array Processing
  • Adaptive Signal Processing / including STAP
  • SAR / ISAR Imaging
  • Digital Waveforms
  • Compressive Sensing
  • Cognitive Radar
  • Passive, Bistatic and Multi-Static Radar
  • Forward Scattering Radar
  • HF and Over-the-Horizon Radar (OTHR) and Surface Wave Radar (SWR)
  • Millimeter Wave and THz Radar
  • MIMO Radar
  • UWB and Noise Radar
  • Multi-Platform and Multi-Functional RF Systems (MPRFS and MFRFS)
  • Radar Networks and Enabling Technologies
  • Ground / Airborne / Spaceborne Radar
  • Radar Remote Sensing
  • Automotive and Maritime Radar
  • Weather Radar
  • Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR), Through-the-Wall Radar and Nearfield Techniques
  • Industrial and Emerging Applications
  • Localisation and Tracking
  • Ground Moving Target Indication
  • Sensor Data Fusion
  • Knowledge-Aided Tracking, Localisation and Fusion
  • Antennas, Arrays and Beamforming
  • Propagation of Radar Signals
  • Polarimetric Radar / Radar Polarimetry
  • Radar and Clutter Modelling

Companies, agencies, and research institutions are invited for a technical exhibition, which will be directly placed in the conference area.


Organizers of Special Sessions with timely topics not included in the list of regular subjects must submit a proposal with their suggested topic and planned presentations before 28 November 2022 using this proposal form:

Special Session Proposal Form

Please send this Form to: dgon.bonn(at)