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ICT Summer School 2021

ICT Summer School 2021 will be organized on 2 - 27 August 2021. On 2 March, it was decided that the ICT Summer School 2021 will be held online this year. 

Every year, the programme consists of several intensive bachelor level courses (3-5 ECTS credits). Programme changes every year, but you can still see the programme from last year in the table below to get the idea of what kind of courses the programme usually consists of. 

Programme 2021 will be published in April 2021. 

You can participate in one or more courses. Courses last from one to two weeks and lessons are either in the morning, in the afternoon or in the evening in Finnish time (EEST). Lessons will be held online. To study online, you will need a computer/laptop, internet connection, microphone and web camera. 

Course offering 2020

ICT Summer School was organized online in 2020. Times in the schedule are in Finnish time (EEST). This information is for reference purpose only, the programme for August 2021 will be published in April. 

Online courses during the 1st week: 3 - 7 August 2020

Online courses during the 1st week (3 - 7 August 2020)
Course name Time Max. number of participants Teacher Course code
Multicore Programming with Java (3 ECTS) 3 - 7 August, Mon - Fri 09:00 - 13:00 24 Prof. Dr. Jörg Hettel, University of Applied Sciences Kaiserslautern, Germany TX00EL43-3001
Design of Safe and Reliable Systems (3 ECTS) 3 - 7 August, Mon - Fri 09:00 - 13:00 24 Prof. Dr. Norbert Jung and Marcel Hasler (M.Sc.), University of Applied Sciences, Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, Germany TX00DB89-3004
Modelling, Simulation and Visualization (3 ECTS) 3 - 7 August, Mon - Fri 09:00 - 13:00 24 Prof. Dr. Thomas Westermann, Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences, Germany TX00EL40-3001
Introduction to Data Mining (3 ECTS) 3 - 7 August, Mon - Fri 09:00 - 13:00 40 Prof. Dr. Agathe Merceron, Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin, Germany TX00EL41-3001
Calibration of Measurement Devices and Data Evaluation (2 ECTS) (NB. Change in credits) 3 - 7 August, Mon - Fri 13:00 - 17:00 24 Prof. Dr. Jörg Hoffmann & Mr. Werner Trentmann, Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences, Germany TX00DC44-3004
Artificial Intelligence in Business Management (3 ECTS) 3 - 7 August, Mon - Fri 18:00 - 21:15 80 Prof. Tashfeen Ahmad, University of West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica TX00EL42-3001

Online courses during the 2nd week: 10 - 14 August 2020

Online courses during the 2nd week (10 - 14 August 2020)
Course name Time Max. number of participants Teacher Course code
Introduction to Machine Learning (3 ECTS) 10 - 14 August Mon - Fri 09:00-13:00 40 Prof. Dr. Akihiro Yamashita and Prof. Dr. Hiroyuki Aoki, National Institute of Technology, Tokyo College, Japan TX00DB91-3004
Building Enterprise Solutions Using Microsoft Azure (3 ECTS) 10 - 14 August Mon - Fri 13:00-17:00 40 Jussi Roine, Microsoft TX00EL66-3001

Online courses during the 3rd week: 17 - 21 August 2020

Online courses during the 3rd week (17 - 21 August 2020)
Course name Time Max. number of participants Teacher Course code
Intercultural Competence (3 ECTS) 17 - 21 August, Mon - Fri 9:30-12:15 40 Prof. Dr. Keren-Miriam Adam, Harz University of Applied Sciences, Germany TX00EL45-3001
Introduction to Software Engineering (3 ECTS) 17 - 21 August, Mon - Fri 09:00-13:00 30 Dalė Lukšaitė, Kaunas University of Applied Sciences, Lithuania TX00DT51-3002
Introduction to Japanese Culture (3 ECTS) (only one group) 17 - 21 August, Mon - Fri 13:00-17:00 20 Prof. Takeda Tsunemi, Invited Lecturer, Tokyo, Japan TX00EM03-3001

Online courses during the 4th week: 24 - 28 August 2020

Online courses during the 4th week (24 - 28 August 2020)
Course name Time Max. number of participants Teacher Course code
Mobile App Development Using React Native (3 ECTS) 24 - 28 August, Mon - Fri 18:00-21:30 40 Xing Liu, Ph.D., Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Canada TX00DT52-3002
Design Thinking (3 ECTS) 24 - 28 August, Mon - Fri 17:00-21:00 40 Josephina Mikka-Muntuumo, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia TX00EM00-3001

Course descriptions

Course descriptions 2020

Course descriptions for ICT Summer School 2021 will be published in April. Please read the course descriptions and notice that some courses may have previous knowledge requirements. Check them carefully before enrolling.

Registration for the courses

Registration for the ICT Summer School 2021 courses starts in May 2021. 

Registration method depends on your background. Information below will be updated before the registration begins.  

Metropolia degree students

  • Enrolment starts on 3 May 2021 at 08:00. Enrol for the courses in OMA.
  • Enrolment time for the courses is open until a couple of days before the start of the course. If the course is full, it will be closed earlier. 
  • Courses are a free of charge for Metropolia degree students.
  • Contact person: mira.myllarinen [at] metropolia.fi

Students from foreign Partner Institutions

  • Enrolment time: 3 May - 6 June 2021
  • Enrolment by email: tiina.piipponen [at] metropolia.fi
  • Enrolments for the courses are accepted on a first come, first served basis. 
  • Check the list of Partner Institutions

Students from 3AMK partner schools: Laurea UAS and Haaga-Helia UAS

  • Enrolment time: TBA  
  • Courses are a free of charge for Laurea and Haaga-Helia students.
  • Each course has a certain amount of places reserved for Laurea and Haaga-Helia students. Enrolments for the courses are accepted on a first come, first served basis. 
  • More information about 3AMK

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

  • Enrolment time: TBA 
  • Students who do not study in Metropolia or any partner institution can enrol for Summer School courses through Metropolia Open UAS. Open UAS study fee is 15 euros/1 credit. 
  • Each course has a certain amount of places reserved for Open UAS students. Enrolments for the courses are accepted on a first come, first served basis.
  • Please enrol through the Open UAS enrolment system. Summer School courses will be published in there. 
  • More information about Metropolia Open UAS.
  • Open university contact information: avoinamk [at] metropolia.fi

Contact information

ICT Summer School is organized by Information Technology Degree Programme.

General questions

General questions related to ICT Summer School, please contact:

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

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