Lviv Data Science Summer School is an educational initiative from Applied Sciences Department of the Ukrainian Catholic University. The Summer School participants – undergraduates, PhD students, young professionals – studies state-of-the-art methods and tools of Data Science, Machine Learning, Business Analytics. The school is oriented towards the basic level of participants’ knowledge. This year school dates are July 12-25.

Study program

The goal of the Summer School is to give the practice-oriented knowledge in the field of Data Science. The school’s program will incorporate three following stages. During the first stage participants will attend introductory courses that would make them familiar with the main theme of the school. During the second stage the students will be involved in several elective practice-oriented courses. The third stage will be substantially dedicated to working on the projects. The project topics will be provided by the supervisors: school’s lecturers, representatives of IT companies, and other partner organizations. The project work during several days means implementation and approbation of the previously obtained knowledge and skills. The project teams will present their results publicly at the end of the school.

Tentative Course list

General courses

  • Statistical Inference
  • Machine Learning
  • Data Visualization
  • R Workshop

Applied courses Students can attend up to four courses from the proposed list

  • Deep Learning for Computer Vision
  • Bioinformatics
  • Framework for Problem Solving in Natural Language Processing
  • Social Network Analysis
  • Introduction to Urban Data Science
  • Mining Georeferenced Data
  • Optimizing Internet with Data Science
  • Advanced analytics meets customers. Practical examples from Telco, Banking, Retail
  • Recommender Systems

Lecturers

The scientists from well-known universities and the leading specialists of the Ukrainian and world’s companies will teach at the summer school.

Participation fees

Please notice the application deadlines. The participation fee doesn’t include accommodation or meals. APRIL 7
Ukrainian students and PhD students: 3 800 UAH
Other participants from Ukraine: 5 500 UAH
International participants*: 300 EURO MAY 15
Ukrainian students and PhD students: 4 500 UAH
Other participants from Ukraine: 6 700 UAH
International participants*: 400 EURO *) The fee for the participants who apply for a DAAD scholarship (see below) is 400 UERO. And the deadline is May 15 (no early deadlines here).

Discounts and scholarships

School organizers provide fee discounts for:

  • students from the Ukrainian universities
  • students from the German universities under the partnership with DAAD

Prerequisites

Eligible applicants should be familiar with algebra, linear algebra, basics of probability theory, basics of Python programming. Detailed knowledge prerequisites together with the recommendations for the individual preparation can be found on the “Terms of service” webpage under the Prerequisites section.

Application process

Before applying for the summer school one should become familiar with the terms of service, application rules, fee payment procedure, study schedule, certificate issuance, accommodation resources.

Program taught in:
  • English
This course is Campus based
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Early application deadline: 300 USD, otherwise 400 USD.
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