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Updated at: Nov 25, 2019

About the event

Cyber Security Summer School is a series of events organised annually since 2015 and is a research-focused yet practical interdisciplinary week-long course mainly targeting PhD students and junior researchers, as well as high-profile specialists and top experts in the field.

Cyber Security Summer School 2020 is organised by Tallinn University of Technology (Estonia) and the University of Tartu (Estonia) in collaboration with the University of Adelaide (Australia) and Ravensburg-Weingarten University of Applied Sciences (Germany). Cyber Security Summer School is supported by Estonian Ministry of Education and Research through Information Technology Foundation for Education (HITSA) IT Academy programme.


Background

The Summer School was initiated five years ago by the Estonian Ministry of Education and Research with the aim of enhancing the international competitiveness of Estonia's cyber security education and increasing the visibility of the Estonian e-governance, contributing to the development of an international cooperation network and increasing the number of high-performing foreign teachers and students in the cyber security curricula of IT education in Estonia.


Cyber Security Summer School in numbers

  • 5 times organised 
  • almost 100 speakers and mentors from all over the world guiding the participants through the week
  • academics from 31 Estonian and international universities
  • practitioners from 15 Estonian and international cyber security/information technology companies
  • experts from 10 Estonian and international governmental organisations
  • almost 300 participants graduating the week-long intensive course