Baltische Sommerschule Technische Informatik - BaSoTI 2014 in Riga, Lettland

Venue Riga Technical University, Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology (FCSIT), Meža iela 1/ K3, Rīga, LV-1048, Lettland
Target Group Students and professionals in the field of informatics, computer science or electrical engineering
Fees None!
Summer School 21st of July to 4th of August, 2014
Deadline for BaSoTI application 1st of June, 2014
Infomation to successful applicants 16th of June, 2014
Availability of lecture materials 30th of June, 2014
Deadline for conference papers 1st of May, 2014


Social events


The Summer School lasts 14 days and contains six special modules with corresponding tutorials, one module "Academic Presentation" (German or English) plus induvidual research und studies for the module "Academic Writing" with a total amount of 8 credits. Credits (ECTS) are allocated based on students workload .

The Summer School ends with a final exam. Upon successful completion of the courses, a certificate, which confirms the ECTS-credits earned as well as the grade, is awarded.

The certificate is signed by all lecturers and includes a detailed description of the content and number of the courses attended.

  • Lectures in special areas of informatics (in English)
  • Tutorials related to the contents of the lectures
  • Practical work
  • Language training for talk and presentation (optional in English or German)
  • Introduction in academic writing
  • Attendance in Young Scientists Conference
  • Visit to the enterprise "draugiem group"
  • Evening talk with staff menbers of the Creative Industries Center
  • Alumni meeting
  • Excursions and trips
  • Leisure activities and social events


  • Bachelor's Degree in informatics, computer science or electrical engineering
  • Certified good knowledge of english language

Baltic Young PhD Conference "10 Years Baltic Summer School” and Alumni Workshops

Since 2007 the BaSoTI includes a scientific conference or workshop.

The conference starts on the 28th of July in the morning at the Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology (FCSIT), Meža iela 1/ K3 with talks about experience during studying in Germany. Afterwards there will be held scientific talks.

Lunch will be provided in the canteen of the Faculty of Engineering Economics and Management (FEEM), Kalnciema iela 6

The conference will be continued at the RTU Administrative building, Kaļķu iela 1 (Room 201) in the afternoon. 

The concerence will be closed by a social ecent with post-folklore band “Ilgi” together with BaSoTI participants and alumni in the evening. 

The conference is open for submissions of young researchers at all levels and from all countries. It is specifically directed at young academics and collaborators at the Universities of Luebeck, Bremen, Rostock, Wismar, Hamburg and Dresden, the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, the Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, the Kaunas Technical University, the Tallinn University of Technology, the University of Tartu and the Riga Technical University,

Some interesting workshops will be offered by former BaSoTI participants on the 29th of July. All students are invited to take part.

Programme for Conference and Alumni Workshops


Documents or papers to hand in

  • Certificate of Examinations or Academic Transcript
  • Letter of Intent with a short argumentation of "Why will I participate in summer school"
  • Short Curriculum Vitae
  • Language Certificate for English or other proof of language knowledge
  • (optional) Letter of Recommendation

Local contact persons


Science Confederation IuK, Rostock
Project Coordinator: Dr. Christine Bräuning
Scientific Director: Prof. Dr. Clemens Cap

Further information

University of Rostock
Department of Computer Science

Dr. Christine Bräuning
Albert-Einstein-Str. 22, Room 364
D-18051 Rostock


Phone: +49 381 498 7660
Fax: +49 381 498 118 7660

Alumni Meeting

In order to stay in contact with former BaSoTI participants and organisers there will be an alumni meeting this year again. All BaSoTI 2014 participants are invited to join this meeting and the following social event. 

Date: 28th of July, 2014, 5 p.m.
Venue & Social event: Riga Technical University 1 Kalku iela, Room 201 Riga LV-1658, Latvia

Please register not later than the 15th of June 2014.

Registration for alumni meeting