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.

Thank you to all participants of ICT Summer School 2019! 

ICT Summer School will be organized again in 2020, August 3 - 28. Programme will be published in April-May 2020. 

Programme  

ICT Summer School programme consists of several intensive courses (3-5 ECTS credits). You can participate in one or more courses. Programme 2019 is listed below, but the course offering varies every year. Programme for August 2020 will be published in April-May 2020. 

Course descriptions

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

Course descriptions 2019

Course offering 2019

Course name and credits

Time 

Max. participants

Teacher

1st week: 5 - 9 August 2019

Calibration of Measurement Devices and Data Evaluation
(3 ECTS)

5 - 8 August
Mon - Thurs 
09:00-13:00

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

Design of Safe and Reliable Systems (3 ECTS)

5 - 9 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

Digital Signal Processing
(5 ECTS)

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

50

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

Image Processing with MATLAB (3 ECTS)

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

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

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

5 - 9 August
Mon - Fri 
13:00-17:00

30

Prof. Takeda Tsunemi,
Invited Lecturer, Tokyo, Japan

Algorithms in Graph Theory
(3 ECTS)

5 - 9 August
Mon - Fri 
17:00-21:00

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

Introduction to Smart Environments (3 ECTS)

5 - 9 August
Mon - Fri 
17:00-21:00

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)

12 - 16 August
Mon - Fri 
09:00-13:00

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

Progressive Web App (3 ECTS)

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

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

Introduction to Embedded Android Programming
(3 ECTS) 

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

24

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

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

12 - 16 August
Mon - Fri 
13:00-17:00

30

Prof. Takeda Tsunemi, Invited Lecturer, Tokyo, Japan               

Introduction to Machine Learning (3 ECTS)

12 - 16 August
Mon - Fri 
13:00-17:00

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

Wireless Indoor Location Technologies (3 ECTS)

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

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

Introduction to Voice Interfaces
(3 ECTS)

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

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

3rd week: 19 - 23 August 2019

Introduction to Software Engineering (3 ECTS)

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

30 Dalė Lukšaitė, Kaunas University of Applied Sciences, Lithuania

Robotic Arm Project (3 ECTS)

19 - 23 August
Mon - Fri 
09:00-13:00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

SQL and Relational Databases
(3 ECTS)

19 - 23 August
Mon - Fri 
13:00-17:00

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

19 - 23 August
Mon - Fri 
17:00-21:00

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

 19 - 23 August
Mon - Fri
17:00-21:00

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

4th week: 26 - 30 August 2019

Mobile App Development Using React Native (3 ECTS)  

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

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

Campus 

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

Location on map



Registration for the courses

Registration for the ICT Summer School 2020 courses starts in May 2020. The registration time will be announced in March 2020. Registration method depends on your background: 

Metropolia degree students

  • 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 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 

  • 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. 
  • Detailed 3AMK registration instructions will be published before registration time starts. 

Students who do not study in Metropolia or any partner institution (i.e. Open University 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 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.
  • Detailed registration instructions will be published before the registration time starts.
  • 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

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