Welcome to ICT Summer School 2022

ICT Summer School 2022 will be organized on 1 - 26 August 2022. 

The programme consists of several intensive bachelor level courses (3 - 5 ECTS credits) taught by our international partner university teachers or industry experts. You can participate in one or more courses. Intensive courses last from one to two weeks and the lessons are either in the morning, in the afternoon or in the evening. Courses will be held either at Metropolia campus, hybrid or online.  

Registration for the courses will begin on 2 May 2022. 

Programme 2022

Please find below the programme for ICT Summer School 2022. Please note that programme is subject to change (eg. because of possible travel restrictions). 

Time in the schedule is in Finnish time (EEST).

Implementation mode of the course can be on campus, hybrid or online.
- Campus = course is arranged in Myyrmäki campus.
- Hybrid = course is arranged in Myyrmäki campus. Online participation is also possible.
- Online = course is arranged 100 % online.

Courses during the 1st week: 1- 5 August 2022

Courses during the 1st week (1 - 5 August 2022)
Course nameTimeMax. number of participantsCourse codeImplementation modeTeacherClassroom on campus
Calibration of Measurement Devices and Data Evaluation (3 ECTS)1 - 5 August, Mon - Fri 09:00 - 13:0024TX00DC44-3006on campusProf. Dr. Jörg Hoffmann & Ms. Jule Janke, Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences, GermanyMMC304
Modelling, Simulation and Visualization (3 ECTS)1 - 5 August, Mon - Fri 09:00 - 13:0024TX00EL40-3003on campusProf. Dr. Thomas Westermann, Hochschule Karlsruhe, GermanyMMC306
Architecting Business Applications in the Cloud (3 ECTS)1 - 5 August, Mon - Fri 09:00 - 13:0024TX00FB53-3001onlineMr. Steve Deliën, Principal Managing Director – Innovation and Thought Leadership & Accenture SAP Business Group - Chief Technology Architect, Accenture Technologies-
Visualizing Mathematics with GeoGebra (3 ECTS)1 - 5 August, Mon - Fri 09:00 - 13:0024TX00FB67-3001on campusProf. Dr. Hitoshi Nishizawa, National Institute of Technology Headquarters, JapanMMB348 (PC lab)
Design of Safe and Reliable Systems (3 ECTS)1 - 5 August, Mon - Fri 13:00 - 17:0024TX00DB89-3006on campusProf. Dr. Norbert Jung and Marcel Hasler, M.Sc., University of Applied Sciences, Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, GermanyMMC304
Introduction to Sensor Engineering (3 ECTS)1 - 5 August, Mon - Fri 13:00 - 17:0024TX00FB68-3001on campusProf. Dr. Kenji Kashine, National Institute of Technology, Kagoshima College, JapanMMC306
Artificial Intelligence in Business Management (3 ECTS)1 - 4 August, Mon - Thurs 17:00 - 21:0080TX00EL42-3003on campusProf. Tashfeen Ahmad, University of West Indies, JamaicaMMC314 (PC lab)

Courses during the 2nd week: 8 - 12 August 2022

Courses during the 2nd week (8 - 12 August 2022)
Course nameTimeMax. number of participantsCourse codeImplementation modeTeacherClassroom on campus
Digital Signal Processing (5 ECTS)8 - 19 August, Mon - Fri 09:00-13:00 (Nb. course lasts two weeks)50TX00CQ62-3008on campusProf. Dr. Manfred Jungke, Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, Germany1st week: MMC304, 2nd week: MMC240
Multicore Programming with Java (3 ECTS)8 - 12 August, Mon - Fri 09:00-13:0024TX00EL43-3003on campusProf. Dr. Jörg Hettel, University of Applied Sciences Kaiserslautern, GermanyMMC306
Home Automation with ESP 8266 Workshop (3 ECTS)8 - 12 August, Mon - Fri 09:00-13:0020TX00DT60-3003on campusProf. Dr. Wolfram Becker, Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, GermanyMMC308
Introduction to Digital System Design using VHDL and Programmable Logic (3 ECTS)8 - 12 August, Mon - Fri 09:00-13:0024 TX00FB54-3001on campusProf. Dr.-Ing. habil. Carsten Gremzow, HTW Berlin, GermanyMMC344.1 and MMC344.2 (Electronics lab)
Introduction to Machine Learning (3 ECTS)8 - 12 August, Mon - Fri 09:00-13:0040TX00DB91-3006onlineProf. Akihiro Yamashita, National Institute of Technology, Tokyo College, Japan-
Introduction to Quantum Computing (3 ECTS)8 - 12 August, Mon - Fri 13:00-17:0040TX00FB64-3001on campusProf. Dr. Ulrich Margull, Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt, GermanyMMC304
Introduction to Basic Japanese (3 ECTS)8 - 12 August, Mon - Fri 13:00-17:0030TX00EU63-3002onlineProf. Takeda Tsunemi, Invited Lecturer, Tokyo, Japan-
Fluid Dynamics with Python (3 ECTS)8 - 12 August, Mon - Fri 13:00-17:0024TX00FB66-3001on campusProf. Dr. Takahisa Yamamoto, National Institute of Technology, Gifu College, JapanMMC314 (PC lab)
Management of Change (3 ECTS)8 - 11 August, Mon - Thurs 17:00-21:0080TX00EU64-3002on campusProf. Tashfeen Ahmad, University of West Indies, JamaicaMMC314 (PC lab)
Web Analytics with Google Tools (3 ECTS)8 - 12 August, Mon - Fri 17:00-21:0024TX00FB52-3001hybridM.Sc. Hoang Pham, K Group AI and Analytics Department - Kesko OyjMMB330 (PC lab), only online from Wed to Fri

Courses during the 3rd week: 15 - 19 August 2022

Courses during the 3rd week (15 - 19 August 2022)
Course nameTimeMax. number of participantsCourse codeImplementation modeTeacherClassroom on campus
Introduction to Generative Adversarial Networks (3 ECTS)15 - 19 August, Mon - Fri 09:00-13:0024TX00FB69-3001on campusProf. Dr. Mio Kobayashi, National Institute of Technology, JapanMMB253 (PC lab)
Engineering Reliability (3 ECTS)15 - 19 August, Mon - Fri 09:00-13:0040TX00DU02-3002on campusProf. Richard Gale, Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas Tech UniversityMMC365
Outsystems Challenge (3 ECTS)15 - 19 August, Mon - Fri 13:00-17:0040TX00FB51-3001on campusPauliina Veijalainen, Aitomation Oy and Mr. Henry Amberg, Outsystems OyMMC240
Fundamentals of Analog Power Amplifiers (3 ECTS)15 - 19 August, Mon - Fri 13:00-17:0040TX00FB55-3001 hybridProf. Dr. Ir. Patrick Van Torre, Gent University, BelgiumMMC232 (PC lab)
Systematic Innovation with Design-Thinking and Cross-Industry Innovation (3 ECTS)15 - 19 August, Mon - Fri 13:00-17:0025TX00DU04-3003onlineProf. Dr. Christian Köhler, Saarland University of Applied Sciences, Germany-
UX Design in Health Technology (3 ECTS)16 - 19 August, Tue - Fri 13:00-17:0018 TX00FB58-3001on campusProf. Ingrid Stahl, Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt, GermanyMMB243
Introduction to Software Engineering (3 ECTS)15 - 19 August, Mon - Fri 13:00-17:0030TX00DT51-3004onlineProf. Dalė Lukšaitė, Kaunas University of Applied Sciences, Lithuania-
International Business Management (3 ECTS)15 - 18 August, Mon - Thurs 17:00-21:0080TX00EU66-3002on campusProf. Tashfeen Ahmad, University of West Indies, JamaicaMMC314 (PC lab)
Introduction to Data Mining Tools (3 ECTS)15 - 19 August, Mon - Fri 17:00-21:0020TX00FB57-3001on campusDr. Anthony Williams, De Montfort University, UKMMC304

Courses during the 4th week: 22 - 26 August 2022

Courses during the 4th week (22 - 26 August 2022)
Course nameTimeMax. number of participantsCourse codeImplementation modeTeacherClassroom on campus
Mobile App Development Using React Native (3 ECTS)22 - 26 August, Mon - Fri 17:00-21:0040TX00DT52-3004onlineProf. Dr. Xing Liu, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Canada-
Introduction to Digital Watermarking (with MATLAB) (3 ECTS)22 - 26 August, Mon - Fri 17:00-21:0024TX00EL49-3002on campusProf. Dr. Roland Schmitz, Stuttgart Media University, GermanyMMB349 (PC lab)

Changes made after publication

  • Courses Fluid Dynamics with Python, Visualizing Mathematics with GeoGebra, Introduction to Sensor Engineering, Introduction to Generative Advercial Networks have been added to the schedule. (20 May) 
  • Course Basic I/O Circuits for Microcontrollers has been cancelled. (20 May) 
  • Timing for the course Introduction to Machine Learning has changed from week 3 to week 2. (20 May) 
  • Implementation mode for the course Systematic Innovation with Design-Thinking and Cross-Industry Innovation has been changed to online. (16 May) 
  • Classroom information for each course has been published (10 June) 
  • Courses Introduction to Generative Advercial Networks, Fluid Dynamics with Python, Visualizing Mathematics with GeoGebra, Introduction to Sensor Engineering, and Introduction to Machine Learning: implementation mode has been changed to online. (23 June) 
  • Course Introduction to Basic Japanese: implementation mode has been changed to online. (27 June) 
  • Courses Introduction to Generative Advercial Networks, Fluid Dynamics with Python, Visualizing Mathematics with GeoGebra and Introduction to Sensor Engineering: implementation mode has been changed back to on campus. (28 July) 
  • Course cancelled: Creating Start-up Business in Clean-Tech Industry (28 July) 
  • Course cancelled: Productivity and Quality Management (8 Aug)  
  • Course cancelled: The High Tech Start-up – Building an Idea, Refining the Idea and Taking it to Market (12 Aug)
  • Update to the course name: Introduction to Generative Adversarial Networks (15 Aug)

Course descriptions

Course descriptions can be found from the curricula.

Please read the course descriptions carefully before enrolling and note that some courses may have previous knowledge requirements.

Studying in ICT Summer School 

In addition to lessons, you will have assignments or project to work on in your own time. Please make sure you have time in your own schedule for these activities as well. 

Learning environment for summer school courses will be the course workspace in Metropolia OMA portal, unless otherwise announced. Please follow the course workspace in OMA when the start of the course is approaching. Partner university students and Open UAS students will receive Metropolia user account and instructions to activate it after they have been registered for the course. With the user account, you can log in to OMA

Please check the course descriptions carefully as some courses will require for you to have your own laptop with you. If a course requires for you to download some software or otherwise prepare beforehand, you will find information about it in the course workspace. 

Courses that are held on campus/hybrid

Studying on campusCourses that are held on campus will follow the current health safety instructions of Metropolia. You can find the classroom information for each course from the programme above.

Classroom letter explanation:
- MM = Myyrmäki (campus)
- 3rd letter A, B or C = Building A, B or C
- 1st number: floor number (1st floor is the ground floor)
- 2nd and 3rd number = classroom number 

Please note that classroom changes are possible so check the latest classroom information a couple of days before the start of the course.  

For hybrid courses, you can find the online link from the course workspace in OMA. You will need a computer/laptop, working internet connection, microphone and web camera.

Please be on time in the classroom/online!

Courses that are held online 

Myyrmäki campusTo study online, you will need a computer/laptop, working internet connection, microphone and web camera.

Lessons are held during the time indicated in the schedule and please note that the time is in Finnish time (EEST).

You can find the link to online lessons from the course workspace in OMA. Please be online on time!

Myyrmäki Campus 

Courses that are on campus or hybrid are held at Metropolia Myyrmäki campus in the city of Vantaa. 

Myyrmäki campus is located at the most populous district in Vantaa, near railway and bus station and shopping center Myyrmanni. The campus is easily accessible by the public transport.  

The area is served by Myyrmäki railway station and the Ring Rail Line network. I and P trains serve all stations along the line. I trains run counter clockwise (Helsinki-Tikkurila-Airport-Myyrmäki-Helsinki) and P trains clockwise (Helsinki-Myyrmäki-Airport-Tikkurila-Helsinki). The trains run every ten minutes Monday to Friday and Saturdays.

To find out the train and bus connections and the timetables please use the HSL Journey planner. The campus address is Leiritie 1, 01600 Vantaa.

Registration for the courses

Registration for the ICT Summer School 2022 courses starts on 2 May 2022. Registration method depends on your background. 

Metropolia degree students

  • Enrolment starts on 2 May 2022 at 08:00. Enrolment is open until a couple of days before the start of the course, unless the course is full earlier.
  • Enrol for the courses in OMA (Student desktop / My studies / ePSP / Enrolments / Search for courses). Use the course name or course code to search for the course. More detailed technical instructions of enrolling are in Wiki in English and in Finnish.  
  • Courses are a free of charge for Metropolia degree students.
  • Contact person: mira.myllarinen [at] metropolia.fi

Students from foreign partner institutions

  • Enrolment time: 2 May - 31 May 2022
  • Enrol by email to international coordinator: tiina.piipponen [at] metropolia.fi
  • Enrolments for the courses are accepted on a first come, first served basis. 
  • Check the list of Partner Institutions
  • Contact person: tiina.piipponen [at] metropolia.fi 

Students who do not study in Metropolia or foreign partner institution (i.e. Open UAS students)

  • Students who do not study in Metropolia or foreign partner institution can enrol for Summer School courses through Metropolia Open UAS. Open UAS study fee for ICT Summer School courses is 20 euros per course. 
  • Each course has a certain amount of places reserved for Open UAS students. Students are accepted in the order of enrolment. 
  • Enrolment time starts on 9 May 2022. Enrolment closes 7 days before the start of the course or when there are no more Open UAS study places left. Enrolment for the first week courses ends on 25 July. 
  • Enrol for the course in Open UAS enrolment system
  • More information about Metropolia Open UAS (enrolment instructions, terms of payment and cancellation etc.) 
  • Contact person: avoinamk [at] metropolia.fi

More information

ICT Summer School is organized by the Information Technology Degree Programme.

General questions

General questions related to ICT Summer School, please contact:

Mira Myllärinen
Programme coordinator
mira.myllarinen [at] metropolia.fi

Questions related to registration for the course(s), please check the contact person from the registration instructions above.  

Interested in teaching in ICT Summer School?

We are constantly looking for new teachers with their favourite topics to join our team of ICT Summer School teachers.

If you are interested to hear more about opportunities, do not hesitate to contact:

Dr. Antti Piironen
Head of ICT Summer School 
antti.piironen [at] metropolia.fi