EuroCrypt 2012

call for papers

Original papers on all technical aspects of cryptology are solicited for submission to Eurocrypt 2012, the 31st Annual Eurocrypt Conference. Eurocrypt 2012 is organized by the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR).

important dates

Submission deadline: September 30th, 2011, 14.00 UTC
Notification to authors: December 7th, 2011
Proceedings deadline: January 18th, 2012

instructions for authors

The submission must be anonymous with no author names, affiliations or obvious references. The length of the submission must be at most 12 pages, excluding references and appendices, in a single column format, in 11pt fonts and with reasonable margins. If the submission is accepted, the length of the final version for Springer's LNCS will be at most 17 pages including references and appendices, in the llncs class format.

It is encouraged that the submission be processed in LaTeX2e according to the instructions listed on These instructions are mandatory for the final papers. Submitted papers must be in PDF format and should be submitted electronically.

The submission server is

The submission should begin with a title and a short abstract. The introduction should summarize the contributions of the paper at the level understandable for a non-expert reader. The reviewers are not required to read appendices---the paper should be intelligible without them. Submissions not meeting these guidelines risk rejection without consideration of their merits.

Submissions must not substantially duplicate work that any of the authors has published in a journal or a conference/workshop with proceedings, or has submitted/is planning to submit before the author notification deadline to a journal or other conferences/workshops that have proceedings. Accepted submissions may not appear in any other conference or workshop that has proceedings. IACR reserves the right to share information about submissions with other program committees to detect parallel submissions and the IACR policy on irregular submissions will be strictly enforced. For further details, see Program committee members are restricted to one submission each.

Notification of acceptance or rejection will be sent to authors by December 7th, 2011.

conference proceedings

Proceedings will be published in Springer's Lecture Notes in Computer Science and will be available at the conference. Authors of accepted papers must complete the IACR copyright assignment form at for their work to be published in the proceedings, and guarantee that their paper will be presented at the conference. The final versions of the accepted papers will be due on January 18th, 2012.


general chair:

Nigel Smart
Dept Computer Science
University of Bristol
Merchant Venturers Building
Woodland Road, Bristol, BS8 1UB
United Kingdom
program chairs:

David Pointcheval
45, rue d'Ulm
75230 PARIS Cedex 05
Thomas Johansson
Lund University
Box 118
SE-221 00 Lund