Ghent, Belgium

Data and Network Science

when 19 September 2022 - 23 September 2022
language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 400

The school will have a mix of theory, specialised seminars and computer labs, plus allocated time to develop a (coached) team project to be presented at the end of the school. The summer school will provide introductory lectures and labs in the fundamentals of network and data science, and introductory lectures and labs in specialised topics in game theory, banking and related topics. Data scientists working in start-ups and senior academics will present their own work and share their experiences via research talks, bringing together the different perspectives on applications of network and data science methods. Not least, we are preparing a cool data set for the team project!

Course leader

Prof Luis E C Rocha. See details of the speakers in the webpage of the CSI Summer of DANS 2022

Target group

Doctoral students, post-doctoral researchers, advanced master students. Non-academics are welcomed to apply, contact first Prof Luis E C Rocha for business fees.

Course aim

A team of international lecturers and experts with academic and industrial experience will friendly guide you through fundamental aspects of data and network science with applications on social and economic systems. The school is not only about data and network science but a full learning experience to develop creativity, teamwork and most of all, to have fun.

Credits info

3 EC
Participation in all activities of the summer school is worth 3ECTS (pending acceptance of your home institution).

Fee info

EUR 400: Includes all activities (5 days), light lunch, and refreshments during breaks.
Accommodation and travel are not included.


Discount in the registration fee is available for students based on institution from low-income countries. See our website for the application procedure and contact the school director (Prof Luis E C Rocha) for more information.