Welcome to the course pages of the Software Ecosystems Seminar. Here you will find information about the course, its aims, its assignments, the schedule, etc.

Course Requirements

To pass the course, you need to perform a review of a scientific paper, write a paper yourself on the topic of software ecosystems, perform several reviews of fellow students’ work, and present your paper at the end of the course. Each of the assignments has its own requirements and each assignment needs to be of sufficient quality.

Course Grading

The grades are awarded as follows:

  • Paper abstract, research method and outline: 10%
  • Peer review research method: 10%
  • Topic presentation: 10%
  • Draft paper: 40%
  • Project presentation: 10%
  • Peer review draft paper: 10%
  • Camera ready: 10%


The required literature is listed on the course web site.


The system that is used for paper submissions and reviews is called EasyChair and can be found here.


For the proceedings of 2014, please check out the papers of the sixth workshop on software ecosystems where two student papers were accepted.

Please find some of the papers from 2012 here (1234). Please note these papers were published as a result of last year’s course. Your paper may be published too in the future.

Please find the proceedings from 2011 here. Some of these papers were published as well.