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Welcome to EMSE


SCHOOL          on software engineering





The European Masters Programme in Software Engineering (EMSE) is a Erasmus Mundus joint MSc programme taught in English, coordinated by the faculties of Computer Science of the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy, Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, Germany, University of Oulu, Finland, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain.  

Each year EMSE organise a summer school featuring various tutorials delivered by leading researchers in the Software Engineering field. 

The 2018 Summer School on Software Engineering hosted by the University of Oulu 

(October 8th-11th, 2018) and will be co-located with ESEIW 2018.

This year summer school is organized by M3S research unit (Empirical Software Engineering in Software, Systems and Services) at Lasaretti Hotel. It is mainly intended for PhD and Master students interested in the latest findings in Software Engineering.


Registration is now open

Registration for Summer School is open untill 1st of October 2018. Registration fee is 100€. Fee can be paid with credit card (Visa, Visa Electron, Visa Debit, MasterCard and Debit MasterCard, American Express), with Finnish online bank or by invoice (invoice fee of 10 € will be added).

Summer School Staff

School Director: Prof. Markku Oivo (markku . oivo [at]
Programme Manager: Dr. Muhammad Ovais Ahmad (ovais . ahmad [at]


  • Software Start-up’s

    • Prof. Pekka Abrahamsson, University of Jyväskylä, Finland​

    • Dr. Xiaofeng Wang, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy

  • Automotive Software Engineering​ 

    • Prof. Carsten Wolff,  Fachhochschule Dortmund – University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Germany​

  • Behavioral Software Engineering

    • Prof. Robert Feldt, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

  • Human Aspects of Software Engineering 

    • Associate Professor Alexander Serebrenik, ​University of Eindhoven, The Netherlands 

  • Empirical Software Engineering and Data science: Old Wine in a New Bottle

    • ​Prof. Filippo Lanubile, University of Bari, Italy

    • Prof. Guenther Ruhe, University of Calgary, Canada

    • Prof. Tony Gorschek,  Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden

    • Lecturer  Leandro Minku, University of Leicester, United Kingdom

    • Associate Professor, Bram Adams, École Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada

Top Summer Courses in

Software Engineering

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