Spain, Valencia

Challenges for the XXI century: data, information and communication

when 26 June 2018 - 5 July 2018
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 EC
fee EUR 400

We are facing a data driven revolution and this summer school aims to make you understand its scope. The objective of this summer school is to provide students with advanced knowledge in the exponential increase in data management and applications, which would mean a revolution for the Economy, Society, Culture and Education.

This 4 ECTS course will deal with:

- Data: a new paradigm.
- Data and the firms
- Data analytics
- Open source tools
- Big data databases
- Cloud computing
- Open data
- Privacy and security institutional data
- Text mining and visualisation
- Applications in tourism and social sciences
- Gamification
- Consumer preferences managing

Course leader

Xaro Benavent – School of Engineering
Dolors Palau – Faculty of Philology, Translation and Communication
Juan Sanchis – Faculty of Economics
Amparo Villén – International Office

Target group

This course is addressed to advanced bacherlor level and master’s degree students.

Course aim

The objective of this summer school is to provide students with advanced knowledge in the exponential increase in data management and applications, which would mean a revolution for the Economy, Society, Culture and Education.

Fee info

EUR 400: The total student participation fee is 400 Euros. It includes:

- course costs

- tuition

- coffee breaks

- social activities



Participants will have to pay for their travel and accommodation costs.



A number of grants from the Utrecht Network (250 €/each) is available and will be awarded upon being nominated to attend the Summer School.

Although all students are welcome to participate in this course, students from Utrecht Network institutions are given priority. Since places are limited to 25, they will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis.

Scholarships

A number of grants from the Utrecht Network (250 €/each) is available and will be awarded upon being nominated to attend the Summer School.

Although all students are welcome to participate in this course, students from Utrecht Network institutions are