Summer Universities Archive 1998-2019

The summer university Informatica Feminale has been developped at Bremen University and is organized since 1998 yearly in August or September. The course program is open for women students from all fields of studies and from all types of universities as well as for interested women in computing with any backgrounds.

Our archive gives an overview of the spectrum and activities of lecturers and participants along the schedules of the previous summer universities.


Sponsorship – your part of change!

From August 10 to August 22, 2020 the 23rd Informatica Feminale, the international Summer University for Women in Computing will be held by University of Bremen.

Sponsoring Informatica Feminale at the University of Bremen provides opportunities

  • for personally establishing contacts with women students and professionals in Informatics / Computer Science,
  • for broadening your scholarship programs with dedicated women students,
  • for demonstrating equal opportunities and diversity within your company,
  • for presenting your programs for women managers,
  • for introducing your technical products and services,
  • for winning new women employees.

Every year 200-250 women students and professionals in Informatics / Computer Science and Engineering from national and international universities and colleges take part in the two-week summer university at University of Bremen. With more than 20 years of experience the Informatica Feminale presents a successful forum for exchanging the latest ICT knowledge and networking internationally.

Companies with gender sensible organizational concepts and successful personal management strategies to promote women engineers to a broad spectrum of leading positions are invited to present their best practices to the participants of Informatica Feminale. Join the summer universities with a technical talk or recruiting presentations.

We cordially invite you to support the Informatica Feminale 2020. Therefore we have prepared several  sponsorship packages for you. Further proposals are welcome at any time.

In addition, you are invited to sponsor scholarships and to get in touch with highly motivated students. These scholarships cover travel costs and accommodation expenses.

For more details, please contact
Henrike Illig
phone: +49-(0)421-218-64467



Veronika Oechtering
Scientific director

Henrike Illig

Phone +49 (0)421 / 218 – 64469
Fax: +49 (0)421 / 218 – 98-64469

Postal address:
University of Bremen
Center of Excellence Women in Science and Technology
Department 3
P. O. Box 330440
D – 28334 Bremen

Delivery address:
University of Bremen
Mehrzweckhochhaus (MZH) Room 1130
Bibliothekstraße 1
D – 28359 Bremen


Language Requirements

A variety of courses and seminars will be taught in English or in German or both English and German combined in such a way that all course information and material will be accessible to speakers of German and English.

We require English or German language skills on such a level that participants are able to communicate and express themselves, understand complex and professional topics, and are able to fulfil assigned tasks in either English or German, depending on the course language. When registering for a course, please take notice of the language it is offered in.