ICT Summer School

Overview

The international ICT Summer School is held every year in August. It gives you an excellent opportunity to enhance your knowledge on different areas of information and communication technology, and at the same time explore Finland, meet new people, and expand your network internationally.

ICT Summer School will be held on 5 - 30 August 2019.

Programme  

ICT Summer School programme consists of several intensive courses (3-5 ECTS credits). You can participate in one or more courses. The course offering varies every year. Programme for August 2019 is listed below.

Course descriptions

Please read the course descriptions before you enrol and notice that some courses may have previous knowledge requirements. 

Course descriptions in curricula

Course offering 2019 (subject to change)

Course name and credits

Course code 

Time 

Classroom

Max. participants

Teacher

1st week: 5 - 9 August 2019

Calibration of Measurement Devices and Data Evaluation
(3 ECTS)

TX00DC44-3003

5 - 8 August
Mon - Thurs 
09:00-13:00

 MMB243 24 Prof. Dr. Jörg Hoffmann & Mr. Werner Trentmann, Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Design of Safe and Reliable Systems (3 ECTS)

TX00DB89-3003

5 - 9 August
Mon - Fri 
09:00-13:00

MMB324  24 Prof. Dr. Norbert Jung and Marcel Hasler (M.Sc.), University of Applied Sciences, Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, Germany

Digital Signal Processing
(5 ECTS)

TX00CQ62-3005

5 - 16 August
Mon - Fri
09:00-13:00

NB! Course continues until 16 August

 MMB235 50

Prof. Dr. Manfred Jungke, Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Image Processing with MATLAB (3 ECTS)

TI00CJ15-3005

5 - 9 August
Mon - Fri
13:00-17:00

  MMB253  24 Prof. Dr. Hiroyuki Aoki, National Institute of Technology, Tokyo College, Japan

Introduction to Japanese Language & Culture (3 ECTS), group 1

TI00CJ45-3007

5 - 9 August
Mon - Fri 
13:00-17:00

MMC304 30

Prof. Takeda Tsunemi,
Invited Lecturer, Tokyo, Japan

Algorithms in Graph Theory
(3 ECTS)

TX00DU27-3001

5 - 9 August
Mon - Fri 
17:00-21:00

 MMB349 24  Koos van Tubergen, Inholland University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands

Introduction to Smart Environments (3 ECTS)

TX00DU07-3001

5 - 9 August
Mon - Fri 
17:00-21:00

  MMC344.1  18

Prof. Dr. Martin Orehek, Munich University of Applied Sciences, Germany

2nd week: 12 - 16 August 2019

Systematic Innovation with Design-Thinking and Cross-Industry Innovation (3 ECTS)

TX00DU04-3001

12 - 16 August
Mon - Fri 
09:00-13:00

MMC304  25 Dr. Christian Köhler, Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft des Saarlandes, Germany

Progressive Web App (3 ECTS)

TX00DU06-3001

12 - 16 August
Mon - Fri
09:00-13:00

MMB348  20 Dr. Benoît Boucart, HOWEST (University College West Flanders), Belgium

Introduction to Embedded Android Programming
(3 ECTS) 

TX00DB92-3003

12 - 16 August
Mon - Fri
09:00-13:00

 MMC344.1  24

Dr. Shinji Chiba, National Institute of Technology, Sendai College, Japan

Introduction to Japanese Language & Culture (3 ECTS)
group 2

TI00CJ45-3008

12 - 16 August
Mon - Fri 
13:00-17:00

  MMC306

30

Prof. Takeda Tsunemi, Invited Lecturer, Tokyo, Japan               

Introduction to Machine Learning (3 ECTS) TX00DB91-3003

12 - 16 August
Mon - Fri 
13:00-17:00

  MMC314  24 Prof. Dr. Akihiro Yamashita, National Institute of Technology, Tokyo College, Japan

Wireless Indoor Location Technologies (3 ECTS)

TX00DU26-3001

12 - 16 August
Mon - Fri
13:00-17:00

  MMB324  24 Prof. Hideyuki Kobayashi, National Institute of Technology, Sendai College, Japan

Introduction to Voice Interfaces
(3 ECTS)

TX00DT98-3001

12 - 16 August
Mon - Fri
17:00-21:00

MMC304  30 Prof. Dr. Gudrun Socher, Munich University of Applied Sciences, Germany

3rd week: 19 - 23 August 2019

Introduction to Software Engineering (3 ECTS)

TX00DT51-3001

19 - 23 August
Mon - Fri
09:00-13:00

 Monday: MMA118 Tuesday - Friday: MMB249 30 Dalė Lukšaitė, Kaunas University of Applied Sciences, Lithuania

Robotic Arm Project (3 ECTS)

TX00DT61-3001

19 - 23 August
Mon - Fri 
09:00-13:00

  MMB244 24 Takashi Linzbichler, FH Joanneum University of Applied Sciences, Austria

Principles of Fuzzy Logic and Applications to Science and Engineering (3 ECTS)

TX00DU16-3001

19 - 23 August
Mon - Fri
09:00-13:00

  MMB253.1

Except on Wed 21 August: classroom MMB332

24 Dr. Samuel Morillas Gómez, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain

Cryptocurrencies, Digital Currencies for the Future? (3 ECTS) 

TX00DU21-3001 19 - 23 August
Mon - Fri 
09:00-13:00
MMC304  30 Harald Drillenburg, Inholland University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands
Home Automation with ESP 8266 Workshop (3 ECTS) TX00DT60-3001

19 - 23 August
Mon - Fri
13:00-17:00

MMB244  20 Wolfram Becker, Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, Germany

The High Tech Start-up – Building an Idea, Refining the Idea and Taking it to Market
(3 ECTS)

TX00DT53-3001

19 - 23 August
Mon - Fri
13:00-17:00

  MMC306 40 Siva Ramamoorthy, Honorary Associate, University of Sydney Business School, Australia

SQL and Relational Databases
(3 ECTS)

TT00VI04-3002

19 - 23 August
Mon - Fri 
13:00-17:00

  MMB249 24  Frank Brandse, Inholland University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands
Disruptive Changes Based on New Work and Coworking
(3 ECTS)
TX00DT99-3001  

19 - 23 August
Mon - Fri 
17:00-21:00
(time updated on 15 May)

  MMB244  20 Prof. Dr. Simon Werther, Stuttgart Media University, Germany
Introduction to the Internet of Things Using Raspberry Pi and AWS IoT (3 ECTS) TX00DO25-3002  

19 - 23 August
Mon - Fri
17:00-21:00

  MMC304  24 Xing Liu, Ph.D., Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Canada

4th week: 26 - 30 August 2019

Mobile App Development Using React Native (3 ECTS) TX00DT52-3001  

26 - 30 August
Mon - Fri
17:00-21:00

MMA125   40 Xing Liu, Ph.D., Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Canada
Caféteria in Myyrmäki campus

Myyrmäki campus 

In 2019, ICT Summer School courses are held in Metropolia Myyrmäki campus in the city of Vantaa. The campus address is Leiritie 1, 01600 Vantaa. 

Classroom information

Classrooms for each course are shown in the table above. You can also find the whole ICT Summer School schedule from Lukkarikone. Enter ICTSUMMER to the 'Group ID' field.

Please re-check the classroom info a couple days before the course starts as changes may occur.

Classroom letter explanations:

MM = Myyrmäki campus
A = Building A
B = Building B
C = Building C

First number is the floor number.
1 = 1st floor
2 = 2nd floor
etc.

The buildings are connected, so you can access them from the inside.

Main entrance: building A, 1st floor
Student and Admissions Office: building A, 2nd floor (room MMA230)
Caféteria: building C, 1st floor
Library: building C, 2nd floor

Please ask the porters for advice if you can't find the correct classroom. Porter's desk is situated at the main entrance.

Please be in classroom on time!

Location on map



Registration for the courses

Registration for the ICT Summer School courses starts in May 2019. Registration method depends on your background: 

Metropolia degree students

  • Enrolment time: 2 May - 4 August 2019
  • Enrol for the courses in OMA
  • 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 - 2 June 2019
  • 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: 13 May - 10 June 2019
  • Courses are a free of charge for Laurea and Haaga-Helia students and each course has a certain amount of places reserved for them.
  • Enrolments for the courses are accepted on a first come, first served basis. 
  • 3AMK enrolment instructions for ICT Summer School courses

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

  • Enrolment time: 30 April - 28 July 2019
  • 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 check the Open UAS website  for more information.
  • Open university contact information: avoinamk(at)metropolia.fi

Contact information

ICT Summer School is organized by Information Technology Degree Programme.

General questions related to ICT Summer School

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 Summer School.

Dr. Antti Piironen
Head of ICT
antti.piironen metropolia fi

This is a lifetime experience - make the most of it!

Myyrmäki campus

Myymäki campus

Welcome to Myyrmäki campus! ICT Summer School is organized in Myyrmäki campus in the city of Vantaa.

Information about Myyrmäki campus

How to get to Myyrmäki campus

The campus is close to the Myyrmäki train station and easy to reach from Helsinki. Journey Planner will find you the best the public transportation connections from point A to point B in Helsinki region. Visiting students from partner universities are entitled to student discount. 

Journey Planner

HSL information: How to use public transport


Discover Helsinki

Boy looking to the sea

The city center of Helsinki is only 20 minutes train journey away from Myyrmäki. Find out all you can do in Helsinki:

Visit Helsinki website


Explore Finland

Hiker standing in front of a lake

Visit Finland tells you all about Finland, its pleasantly warm summers and the midnight sun.

Visit Finland website