International Doctoral Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering


The conference takes place in Kaiserslautern, Germany. Kaiserslautern is in the center of Palatinate Forest preserve and is located at the crossroads between Frankfurt and Paris. Through closeby airports (1 hour), it has excellent connections by air with the main cities of the world.

The TU Kaiserslautern, the technical college and the numerous research institutions, and also the Fraunhofer Institutes for Experimental Software Engineering (IESE), the Institute for Industrial Mathematics (ITWM), the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) or the Institute for Composite Materials (IVW), largely contribute to the good reputation of the business location Kaiserslautern with its core competencies in information and communication technologies and automobile manufacturing. The future establishment of a double Max Planck Institute at the TU Kaiserslautern and the University of the Saarland/Saarbrücken with an annual budget of 10 million € means a further strong valorization of the scientific city of Kaiserslautern in the international research environment.

Livable, likable and worth discovering: The Kaiserslautern Region Lots of nature, lots of peace, lots of Gemütlichkeit - that's how you can describe the Kaiserslautern region between the Palatinate Forest, Sickinger Höhe, West Palatinate Senke and Palatine Bergland at first glance. And at second glance? Discover the cultural insider's tips, romantic Old Towns, numerous leisure time possibilities, astounding buildings, cosmopolitan people and many historical attractions!

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Fraunhofer Center
ESEM 2008 will be held at the Fraunhofer Center, Kaiserslautern. It is a light and spacious, modern building, situated close to the University, and offering an exclusive and distinguished atmosphere with excellent facilities.

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International Doctoral Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering 2008 - Kaiserslautern