Summer Courses and Registration

The University of Bremen will organize the 26th Informatica Feminale – the international Summer University for women students and professionals in computer science. From 16 to 31 August 2023 as program on place in Bremen, Germany. Our focus will stay on physically personal meetings and communication which is the core of our concept. The course program shall be published in May.

Additionally, we will start a small (!) meantime course program which will be online during the whole year 2023.

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Inter/national transfers

From the beginning the inter/national success of Informatica Feminale has been unmistakable. In 2001, the national concept of Informatica Feminale at Bremen University was complemented by a regional summer school in the German Land Baden-Württemberg. Since then, the regional summer school is organized at University of Applied Sciences Furtwangen and University of Freiburg on a yearly basis: www.netzwerk-fit.de/informatica. Since 2008: www.scientifica.de

The Federal Ministery of Education in Austria started the support of a national summer university, similar to Informatica Feminale, in 2002. The first ditact_women´s IT summer studies Salzburg started in September 2003 and continues on a yearly basis until today: www.ditact.ac.at.

From 2004 to 2008 the the Computer Science Department at University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand organized the Computing Woman Congress (www.cwc.org.nz), following the concept of and in cooperation with Informatica Feminale at Bremen University.

Ingenieurinnen-Sommeruni
The University of Bremen introduced the first national summer university for women in engineering in 2005: https://www.ingenieurinnen-sommeruni.de.
The Ingenieurinnen-Sommeruni has been continued since 2010 yearly and is now internationally visible with course offers in English and German.

More detailed information about the concept and history of Informatica Feminale can be found in German on this website.