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 and some details will be confirmed at a later date. 

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 modeTeacher
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, Germany
Modelling, Simulation, Visualization (3 ECTS)1 - 5 August, Mon - Fri 09:00 - 13:0024TX00EL40-3003on campusProf. Dr. Thomas Westermann, Hochschule Karlsruhe, Germany
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, Japan
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, Germany
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, Japan
Creating Start-up Business in Clean-Tech Industry (3 ECTS)1 - 5 August, Mon - Fri 17:00 - 21:0030TX00FB56-3001on campusProf. Dr. Tobias Albrecht, Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt, Germany
Artificial Intelligence in Business Management (3 ECTS)1 - 4 August, Mon - Thurs 17:00 - 21:0080TX00EL42-3003on campusProf. Tashfeen Ahmad, University of West Indies, Jamaica

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

Courses during the 2nd week (8 - 12 August 2022)
Course nameTimeMax. number of participantsCourse codeImplementation modeTeacher
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, Germany
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, Germany
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, Germany
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, Germany
Introduction to Machine Learning (3 ECTS)8 - 12 August, Mon - Fri 09:00-13:0040TX00DB91-3006hybridProf. 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, GermanyProf. Dr. Ulrich Margull, Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt, Germany
Introduction to Basic Japanese (3 ECTS)8 - 12 August, Mon - Fri 13:00-17:0030TX00EU63-3002on campusProf. 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, Japan
Management of Change (3 ECTS)8 - 11 August, Mon - Thurs 17:00-21:0080TX00EU64-3002on campusProf. Tashfeen Ahmad, University of West Indies, Jamaica
Web Analytics with Google Tools (3 ECTS)8 - 12 August, Mon - Fri 17:00-21:0024TX00FB52-3001hybridM.Sc. Hoang Pham from K Group AI and Analytics Department - Kesko Oyj

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

Courses during the 3rd week (15 - 19 August 2022)
Course nameTimeMax. number of participantsCourse codeImplementation modeTeacher
The High Tech Start-up – Building an Idea, Refining the Idea and Taking it to Market (3 ECTS)15 - 19 August, Mon - Fri 09:00-13:0040TX00DT53-3003on campusProf. Dr. Siva Ramamoorthy, Ephicacy Lifesciences Analytics, India
Introduction to Generative Advercial Networks (3 ECTS)15 - 19 August, Mon - Fri 09:00-13:0024TX00FB69-3001on campusProf. Dr. Mio Kobayashi, National Institute of Technology, Japan
Engineering Reliability (3 ECTS)15 - 19 August, Mon - Fri 09:00-13:0040TX00DU02-3002on campusProf. Richard Gale, Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas Tech University
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, Belgium
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, Germany
Introduction to Software Engineering (3 ECTS)15 - 19 August, Mon - Fri 13:00-17:0030TX00DT51-3004onlineProf. Dalė Lukšaitė, Kaunas University of Applied Sciences, Lithuania
Outsystems Challenge (3 ECTS)15 - 19 August, Mon - Fri 13:00-17:0040TX00FB51-3001on campusMr. Petri Ketola, Aitomation Oy, and Mr. Henry Amberg, Outsystems Oy
Introduction to Data Mining Tools (3 ECTS)15 - 19 August, Mon - Fri 17:00-21:0020TX00FB57-3001on campusDr. Anthony Williams, De Montfort University, UK
International Business Management (3 ECTS)15 - 18 August, Mon - Thurs 17:00-21:0080TX00EU66-3002on campusProf. Tashfeen Ahmad, University of West Indies, Jamaica

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

Courses during the 4th week (22 - 26 August 2022)
Course nameTimeMax. number of participantsCourse codeImplementation modeTeacher
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
Productivity and Quality Management (3 ECTS)22 - 25 August, Mon - Thurs 17:00-21:0080TX00EU65-3002on campusProf. Tashfeen Ahmad, University of West Indies, Jamaica
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, Germany

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) 

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 

Studying on campusIn 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. If a course requires for you to download some software or otherwise prepare beforehand, you will find information about it in the course workspace.

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 OMAMyyrmäki campus

Courses that are held on campus will follow the current health safety instructions of Metropolia. Classroom information will be published on the website during summer.   

Some of the ICT Summer School courses are held online. To 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. 

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 any partner institution (i.e. Open UAS students)

  • 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 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. 
  • Enrol for the course in Open UAS enrolment system
  • More information about Metropolia Open UAS (enrolment instructions, terms of payment and cancellation etc.) 
  • Open UAS contact information: avoinamk [at] metropolia.fi

Contact 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

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