Baltic Summer School 2017 in Klaipeda, Lithuania

This year, the Science Confederation IuK and the Rostock International House organise an International Summer School at the Klaipeda University.

The International Summer School offers special courses to support the internationalisation of education and the cooperation among the universities of the Baltic Sea Region. Aims are preparation for international Master and Ph.D. programmes in Germany, further specialisation in computer science and information technology and learning in a stimulated environment.

Venue Klaipeda University, Faculty of Marine Technology and Natural Sciences, Herkaus Manto street 84, 92294 Klaipeda, Lithuania
Target Group Students and professionals in the field of informatics, computer science or electrical engineering
Fees None!
Summer School 17th to 30th of July, 2017
Deadline for BaSoTI application 8th of June, 2017
Infomation to successful applicants 12th of June, 2017
Availability of lecture materials 15th of July, 2017
Deadline for conference papers 8th of June, 2017



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 are allocated based on students workload (ECTS).

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 of an IT Company
  • Evening talk with staff menbers of the IT Company
  • Alumni meeting
  • Excursions
  • Leisure activities and social events

Modules & Lecturers

Module A: Network Security

MSc Dennis Boldt (Lübeck)

Module B: Network Forensics

Prof. Dr. Clemens Cap (Rostock)

Module C: Cryptography

Dr. rer. nat. Peter Wagner (Rostock)

Module D: Runtime Verification

MSc Malte Schmitz (Lübeck)

Module E: Reliability of Computer Systems

Prof. Dr. Peter Sobe (Dresden)

Module F: Continuity Planning of Cyber Defense

Dr-Ing. Thomas Mundt (Rostock)

Practical Workshop: Ethical Hacking and Security Testing

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Kemmerich (Bremen)

Academic Writing

Related Lecturer depending on the Topic

Academic Presentation Skills in German

Valentina Talerko (Daugavpils)

Dace Korna (Ventspils)

Academic Presentation Skills in English

Dr. Julija Melnikova (Riga)

Galina Afenko (Riga)

Baltic Young Scientists Conference

Twelf Baltic Summer Schools, 2005, 2006 and 2013 in Vilnius, 2007, 2011 and 2014 in Riga, 2008, 2009 and 2012 in Tartu, 2010 in Kaunas and 2015 and 2016 in Tallinn were crowned with success. 
Since 2007 the BaSoTI includes a scientific conference or workshop.

The conference starts on 23th of July in the morning and talks will be held until afternoon. It includes a social event together with the 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 Klaipeda Universiy, the Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, the Kaunas Technical University,  the Tallinn University of Technology, the University of Tartu and the Riga Technical University,

Call for Papers

General Track

Forensic Track


Extended abstracts or full papers not exceeding 10 pages must be submitted.

Please use the following templates 



All submissions will be reviewed by at least two reviewers.
Researchers are encouraged to submit their work electronically via


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

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

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 2017 participants are invited to join this meeting and the following social event. 

Date: 23rd of July, 2017
Venue: Faculty of Marine Technology and Natural Sciences, Herkaus Manto street 84, 92294 Klaipeda, Lithuania

Please register not later than the 1st of June, 2017.

Registration for alumni meeting


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

Local contact persons

Contact and 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

Supporting Institutions

Partner Universities