29th European Conference on
Pattern Languages of Programs

3-7 July 2024, Kloster Irsee, Germany

EuroPLoP is the premier European conference on patterns and pattern languages. Experience a unique way of knowledge sharing in the fields of software development, system design, human computer interaction, education, business and many more.


Gain visibility by publishing patterns and get active, high-quality feedback that can significantly improve their pattern writing and daily activities.


Enlarge their network and increase visibility at EuroPLoP by meeting leading experts and practitioners, and getting feedback.


Gain from EuroPLoP’ s intensive process of shepherding, reviews, and peer discussions at Writers’ Workshops which will yield a high-quality publication.


Keep up-to-date with contemporary movements in software engineering and related topics, with in-depth discussions during EuroPLoP’ s Writers’ Workshops.

Accepted papers will be published in the ACM ICPS. Further elaborated accepted papers qualify for submission to the Springer journal LNCS Transactions on Pattern Languages of Programming (TPLoP).

The EuroPLoP conference accepts papers on patterns, pattern languages, their theory, and their practical application.

It focuses on topics related to computing, including software engineering, programming, design, education, organizational, and management topics.

Important dates

Deadline for initial paper submission

Acceptance for shepherding
Start of shepherding

Deadline for improved paper version (for PC review)
Deadline for Focus Group proposal submission

Acceptance notification;
Registration opens

Author Registration Deadline

End of shepherding
Deadline for conference version of paper

Registration closes


Deadline for Focus Group final paper submissions

Dedline for proceedings version of paper