Summer School on Service Science and Enterprise Architecture Management (SSEAM) 2013

Monday, 02nd of September – Wednesday, 11th of September, Wroclaw, Poland 

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Wroclaw University of Economics provides an attractive setting for a wonderful summer school experience. The summer school’s topic is Service Science and Enterprise Modeling (SSEM), hence addressing a range of relevant and exciting subjects. It is organized by the Wroclaw University of Economics within the IS:link network, in close collaboration with the University of Duisburg-Essen and the University of Leipzig. The summer school offers an inspiring mix of classes, activities and excursions

Course Content

The summer school covers three related subject areas that are of substantial relevance both in IS research and in business practice: Enterprise Architecture Management, Service Economy and Service Science, and Service Systems Engineering. The first part of the course intends to make students familiar with some of the organizational success factors of enterprise architecture management (EAM). It is designed to enable students to develop EAM initiatives that have a significant and sustainable impact on existing IS capabilities and ultimately ogranizational success. The courses second part focuses on social, economic and technological aspects of services, on issues related to information system development in its entire life-cycle. The last area covers selected aspects of development and use of service-oriented information systems.

Enterprise Architechture Management - Putting Enterprise Models to Work (Frederik Ahlemann)

  • Today's IT management challenges

  • Foundations of Enterprise Architechture Management

  • EA frameworks and EA modelling - a wrap up

  • Intrdoducing EAM

  • What it takes to make EAM a success

  • Integrating EAM into planning, implementation, and operation processes

Systems Engineering and Services Computing (Leszek Maciaszek / Hans Hartmann)

  • Information Systems Engineering and Modelling

  • Systems Architectures

  • Modelling of Complex Systems

  • Architectual Design

  • Service-Oriented Application Integration

  • Sevice-Oriented Architecture (SOA)

  • Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)

  • Web Services

Services Systems and Business Processes (André Ludwig)

  • Service Economy and Service Science

  • Service Systems

  • Business Process Modelling and Management

  • Logistics Service Systems

  • Cloud-based Logistics


Introduction to Information Systems, introduction to Information Technology, fundamental knowledge on IS architectures and technology, fundamental knowledge on investment management and fundamental knowlege of (enterprise) modeling.

Good grasp of English enabling discussions and presentations.

Important Dates

  • Registration deadline: 19th August, 2013
  • Summer School: 02nd September (Monday) – 11th September(Wednesday), 2013

Course Credits

There will be a written exam at the end of the summer school. On successful completion 6 ECTS will be granted. You may also choose to participate as a noncredit student.


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648 3The Summer School on Service Science and Enterprise Architecture Management takes place at Wroclaw University of Economics, Poland.
The University is one of the top of economics universities in Poland. It has over a 60 years history and a tradition of high quality education.

Wroclaw University of Economics is located within a compact campus in central Wroclaw. The University has access to wireless Internet widely available for students. The main Library houses 340,000 volumes and nearly 1,000 periodicals, a quarter of which are foreign.


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If this is your first time in Wroclaw,prepare to get starry-eyed – this dame has it all, from high breeding and good looks, to cultural clout and an up-for-anything attitude. 

661 wroclaw2Reared at the crossroads of Europe and endowed with equal parts Austrian Hapsburg charm, Prussian pride, Polish playfulness and Bohemian rhapsody, it’s easy to see why every duke, emperor and chancellor in the land was ready to wage a war or two just to share a table with this Silesian lady. More information about Wroclaw can be found here.



How to apply?

  1. Complete the Application Form and send it to us by email ()
  2. Attach your CV and a formal photo
  3. Wait for the official acceptance from us (within 7 days; we may ask you for some extra documentation or academic reference)
  4. Pay the fees (within 7 working days from the application acceptance)

For further information please contact Monika Sitarska () and/or Ryszard Zygala ().



There are 2 types of fees available as follows:

  • The costs for 10 days of tuition, accommodation (Arrival: Sunday, 1th September; Departure: Saturday, 12th September), meals, and social events: 475 EUR

  • The costs for 10 days of tuition, meals, and social events without accommodation: 400 EUR

Accommodation in Students Hostel (double rooms) two minutes walk from the University.

Payment method

The accepted payment method is a bank transfer. In order to make a transfer you will need the following transfer details:


ul. KOMANDORSKA 118/120



IBAN ACCOUNT NO.: PL07109025290000000634000503

Please write "September Summer School 2013" and your name as the details of payment. Payment should be made in Euros and without charges to the beneficiary.

Academic Board

Organizing Team 

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Dr. Monika Sitarska 
Summer School Coordinator




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Summer School Coordinator




                                   Katarzyna Marciniak
                                   Summer School Student Coordinator

Lecturing Staff includes Academic Board members and:

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