The 2nd international Commonswift Seminars took place in Berlin from 10th - 12th April 2012 and were initiated and organised by Ulrich Tigges. The location and the duration of the programme reflected the wishes of the attendees of the previous Seminar in 2010.

78 attendees took part and they came from 20 countries: Belgium, China, Czech Republic, England, Germany, Guernsey, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Poland, Romania, Russia (Siberia), Scotland, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Turkey.