Blockchain and Smart Contracts Sommerschule - BloSSom 2019 in Tallinn, Estonia

Venue Tallinn Univeristy of Technology (TalTech), University Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship - Mektory, Raja 15, 12618 Tallinn, Estonia
Target group Students, PhD candidates and professionals in the field of computer science, information management, information systems, business informatics or mathematics
Language English
Tuition fee None (participants have to pay for travel and accommodation only)
Summer school 16th to 28th of September, 2019
Deadline for application 15th of July, 2019
Information to succesful applicants 18th of July 2019
Credits 2 ECTS (Certificate)

The lectures will take place at the main lecture hall in the Mektory, Raja 15, 12618 Tallinn. The main lecture hall is very easy to find and there is an annoucement at the entrance and a person at the reception as well.

Responsible lecturers

16., 17.09. Clemens Cap, Sebastian Gajek, Julio Alejandro
18., 19., 20.09. Mayutan Arumaithurai, Thomas Hoffmann
21., 22., 23.09. Volker Swakrek, Christine Bräuning
24., 25.09. Benjamin Leiding , Sebastian Stammler
26., 27., 28.09. Alexander Norta, Jan Mendling


The Summer School lasts 14 days and contains 12 special modules with a total amount 2 credits. Credits are allocated based on student’s workload (ECTS-system). The certificate confirms the awarded credits with signatures of all lecturers and the detailed descriptions of the contents of the attended courses.

  • Lectures in special areas and applications of block chain technology (in English)
  • Tutorials related to the contents of the lectures
  • Practical lab
  • Visit of an IT Company
  • Evening talk with staff menbers of the IT Company
  • Excursions
  • Leisure activities and social events


  • A Bachelor‘s or Master's Degree in Computer Science, Business Informatics or Mathematics
  • Letter of Motivation
  • Short Curriculum Vitae
  • Certificate of Examination or Academic Transcript
  • Language certificate for English

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

Accommodation for participants

Accomodation will be provieded in a Students' Hostel.

A bed in a double rooms costs 15 EUR per person.

The participants have to pay the accommodation costs directly to the Students' Hostel.


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. 21, Room 211
D-18051 Rostock


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

Local contact persons

Local Scientific Director:

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gunnar Piho

Managing Director:

Ms. Riina Soovik