IPICS2015 - Intensive Programme on Information & Communication Security

SCHOOL OF SCIENCES - Department of Information and Communication Systems Engineering
6 Jul 2015 to 17 Jul 2015

Welcome to IPICS 2015!

The IPICS academic summer school is a two weeks course for undergraduate students in their final year, MSc Students, PhD students and IT professionals interested in a comprehensive overview and broad coverage of recent developments in “Information and Communication Security”. In 2015 the IPICS will be hosted by the Department of Information and Communication Sytems EngineeringUniversity of the Aegean in conjunction with the Department of Cultural Technology and CommunicationUniversity of the Aegean at Lesvos island.

Important Dates:

Applications: Deadline 30/05/2015 15/06/2015

Summer School: From 06/07/2015 to 17/07/2015



Lesvos island is situated in North East Aegean Sea, right across the shores of Minor Asia and Adramytte gulf. It's the third largest Greek island and it occupies an area of 1,632 km2. It has a mild Mediterranean climate and it's exceptional sunshine makes it one of the sunniest islands in the Aegean Sea.


The island is forested and mountainous with two large peaks, Mt. Lepetymnos at 968 m (3,176 ft) and Mt. Olympus at 967 m (3,173 ft), dominating its northern and central sections. The island's volcanic origin is manifested in several hot springs and the two gulfs. Eleven million olive trees cover 40% of the island together with other fruit trees. Forests of Mediterranean pines, chestnut trees and some oaks occupy 20%.


Lesvos contains one of the few known petrified forests and has been declared a Protected Natural Monument, included also in the European Geopark Network. Fossilised plants have been found in many localities on the western part of the island. Neogene volcanic rocks dominate the central and western part of the island.


Ouzo, the traditional distilled Greek beverage, has its centre of production in Lesvos with many different companies.


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