Valencia, Spain

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.

Target group

The cours is open to advanced bachelor level and master’s degree students

Course aim

This programme will give you an insight into:

- 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
- Cyber-security
- Consumer preferences managing

Credits info

4 EC
Certificate of attendance

Fee info

EUR 400: The programme includes:
- course costs
- tuition
- coffee breaks
- social activities
- lunch during course days

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 selected. Consideration is given to the academic transcript, experience and, in particular, the letter of motivation, which should clearly highlight the a