Bergamo, Italy

Nonlinear Life. Edition 4

when 18 August 2020 - 28 August 2020
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 700

"Nonlinear Life" is the summer school with a converging sciences approach on engineering themes related to human health, launched in 2017 by the Riga Technical University (RTU), Latvia. This year the summer school reaches its 4th edition and it is organized by the University of Bergamo, Italy and RTU.

Professors from Latvia, Germany, Serbia, Turkey and Italy will deliver lectures within the fields of biomedical engineering, life sciences and medical technologies. In particular, the focus will be on new technologies and materials for biomedical purposes, new technologies for medical diagnosis and treatment, and wearable wireless sensors and IoT systems.

Course leader

University of Bergamo (Italy) and Riga Technical University (Latvia)

Target group

The summer school is open to up to 25 undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD students with a background in medicine, biology or engineering. A good command of the English language is essential.

Course aim

The summer school will combine frontal lectures, group work, several educational visits as well as a social program. Hands-on learning and multidisciplinary interactions will be fostered by means of group projects that participants will develop during the summer school.

Credits info

6 EC
A certificate of attendance and 6 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) credits will be awarded upon completion of the program.

Fee info

EUR 700: The participation fee covering tuition, accommodation, meals (breakfast and lunch), educational visits and the social program is EUR 700. Participants will have to cover their travel expenses and health insurance.
EUR 500: Based on the evaluation of the application documents, the applicants with the most outstanding academic achievements will enjoy a reduction of EUR 200 from the participation fee.


We offer you a unique solution to engineer your upcoming summer holidays by combining the participation in the summer school with an internship in the research labs of the Engineering Departments of the University of Bergamo. Please find below the topics