Modern Public Key Cryptography (SS 2021)

Course Number 705008 and 705008 | Sommersemester 2021


  • Advanced Cryptographic Primitives
  • Public Key Cryptography (public key encryption schemes, signature schemes, commitment schemes, zero knowledge, …)
  • Provable Security (security models, basic ideas of reductionist security proofs)


In this course you will get to know the details of many public-key cryptosystems;

… be able to show the security of common cryptographic schemes by constructing a security proof;

… learn more about advanced aspects of cryptography and cryptographic research.


Date Lecture (14:00–16:00) Who
03.03.2021 Intro
L01 – Basics
10.03.2021 L02 – Public Key Encryption DK
24.03.2021 L03 – Digital Signatures DK
14.04.2021 L04 – Provable Security LH
28.04.2021 L05 – Zero-Knowledge I DK
05.05.2021 L06 – Zero-Knowledge II DK
19.05.2021 L07 – Lattice Cryptography I LH
26.05.2021 L08 – Lattice Cryptography II LH
09.06.2021 L09 – Symmetric Cryptography DK

Administrative Information


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