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crypt@b-it 2024

This event is organized in cooperation with:
FG Krypto

Summer school on Cryptography

26-30 August 2024, Beckmanns Hof (RUB Bochum).
Universitätsstraße 150, D44801 Bochum

This summer school on cryptography offers undergraduate and graduate students and researchers the opportunity to crypt a bit. It provides acquaintance and interaction in an intellectually stimulating and informal atmosphere in pleasant surroundings.

The crypt@b-it is organized by the GI, FG Krypto, CASA (Cyber Security in the Age of Large-Scale Adversaries) at Ruhr-Universität Bochum and the b-it (Bonn-Aachen International Center for Information Technology). In cooperation with IACR.


The one-week summer school crypt@b-it 2024 will explore some areas of cryptography.  Invited Speakers are:

In addition, there will be tutorials and hands-on exercises on topics somewhat related to the lectures, possibly a special feature. The intended audience are undergraduate and graduate students as well as postdocs and researchers who work in the area or at least have a basic knowledge.

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Lattice Algorithms for Cryptography

Léo Ducas


Proving computation and storage: SNARKs and more

Anca Nitulescu

  Lunch break Feedback
1430-1600 Tutorial Tutorial Tutorial

Special feature


1630-1800 Tutorial Tutorial Tutorial Tutorial Special Feature
Evening Social activity Conference dinner


[ JavaScript countdown ] The registration shall be open 1 May 2024 9:00 - 17 June 2024 12:00 (UTC+2).
(We had to move the start of the registration a little, sorry for the inconvenience.)

Registration (open)

The registration will be done via the webpage of the FG KRYPTO:

The number of places is restricted, the registration fee is 50€ for members of the GI and 60€ for non-members.  Notice that student membership at the GI is free.
Please register in the correct slot:

Cancellation is possible until the end of the registration period.


For students that require financial aid, we provide a limited number of stipends which cover the crypt@b-it registration fee. (Please note that we cannot subsidize accommodation or travel cost.)

If you intend to apply for a stipend, wait with a payment until the decision about the stipend is made.

Students enrolled in a Bachelor's or Master's program as well as doctoral candidates with no fulltime funding are eligible to apply.

To apply, please send a short email to the organizing committee noting whether you require full or partial funding, and including the following documents as PDFs:

  1. A study certificate for the current semester
  2. A motivational letter (250-300 words) addressing...
    • ... which previous experience with cryptography you have (e.g. lectures, research, etc.).
    • ... why you want to attend the crypt@b-it 2024 Summer school on Cryptography?
    • ... why you need the stipend?

The application deadline for the stipend is 5 June 2024, 23:59 GMT+2.

Contact information

For questions, further information, or suggestions, please send an email to the organizing committee.

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