In this study, we determined the most appropriate Hamiltonian that is needed for present calculations of nuclei in the A congruent to 80 region by the view of interacting boson model (IBM-2). Using the best-fitted values of parameters in the Hamiltonian, we have calculated energy levels and B(E2) values for a number of transitions in some doubly even Se nuclei. The results were compared with the previous experimental and theoretical data and it is observed that they are in good agreement. The calculations have been extended to Se isotopes with A < 76 for which some B(E2) values are still not known. (C) Central European Science Journals Warsaw and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. All rights reserved.