Summer course in Computer Science

Top Summer Courses in Computer Science

Computer Science

Many students find summer courses an appealing option if their current education needs a boost. Summer courses offer a way to quicken progress in a field or to develop cross-disciplinary knowledge that can grant more opportunities in the future. The course hours can be put towards a conventional college degree.

A question that some students may ask is: what is a summer course in computer science? This summer course can give students knowledge and skills regarding designing, using, and managing computer systems. Some course material may cover the underlying theories for computer architecture, data structures, and algorithms. Courses may also teach topics related to software engineering, integrated circuits, databases, communication networks, and how computers interface with each other and with humans.

With a summer course in computer science, students can bolster math, science, and engineering skills. Problem-solving, communication, and effectively working with experts in other fields are all skills asked of computer scientists and which can be strengthened through this type of course.

Being shorter in length than fall or winter semester courses, summer courses can be expected to have lighter tuition costs. Researching the prices for courses at various schools is a sound idea, though, since students may see considerable variation from one program to another.

By taking a summer course in computer science, students can take early steps towards career opportunities that include hardware and software designer and data analysis consultant. Students may also find work in artificial intelligence. Almost every other industry has a need for computer scientists, so the knowledge developed here can complement education in other fields.

The flexibility of summer courses makes them suitable for accelerating education towards a career or rounding out knowledge and skills to broaden one’s horizons. For more information on courses offered, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Summer Coding Camp - Ages 11 - 18

Tekkie Uni
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Thousand Oaks

In our camps, we teach teens how to turn their ideas into reality using the power of code. The camp moves from basic logic and programming concepts to advanced coding, all through fun, experience and practice. [+]

In our camps, we teach teens how to turn their ideas into reality using the power of code. The camp moves from basic logic and programming concepts to advanced coding, all through fun, experience and practice.

WHAT WILL YOU BE ABLE TO DO AT THE END OF THE COURSE? To give children basic computer science concepts and enable them to engage experientially in logical thought To provide design and planning habits – self-discipline, working individually and as part of a group, simplification skills, and modular thought To expose the children to the software development project process – problem-solving from the problem analysis stage through the actualization of the solution SYLLABUS SUMMARY ... [-]

SOFTWARE FOR SCIENCE

Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences SUMMERSCHOOL
Campus 14 days July 2018 Netherlands Amsterdam

This course is about how to use software in scientific experiments. [+]

Overview

This course is about how to use software in scientific experiments.

Who should join?

Students with a genuine interest in scientific experiments and computer tools to make these experiments happen.

Learning objectives Acquiring knowledge about the use of software and hardware for scientific experiments. Become part of an international scientific community. Producing a usable product for scientific research in a (very) short amount of time. Writing a (part of a) technical report about your work. Learning activities Workshops on tools Lectures in the field of physics or astronomy. Team work Visit to NIKHEF and ASTRON Course lecturers

Contemporary research in science such as provided by CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research) or ASTRON (the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy) generates an enormous amount of data. At the moment there is a lack of computing capacity to deal with this amount of data in order to properly carry out experiments.... [-]


International Summer school: Project Bootstrap

EPITECH
Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2018 France Paris Bordeaux Lille Lyon Marseille Montpellier Nancy Nantes Nice Rennes Strasbourg Toulouse + 11 more

With the Epitech Bootstrap Summer, students will experience the Epitech innovative project-based pedagogy at one of twelve Epitech campuses of their choice. They will apprehend and bring together technologies in order to bootstrap the IT project they have always dreamt of. [+]

International Summer school: Project Bootstrap

From July 3 to 21, 2017

Students will experience the Epitech innovative project-based pedagogy at one of twelve Epitech campuses of their choice. The aim of the program will be to realize a technical prototype based on a specific technology related to the ecosystem of the city. Technologies used will range from IoT to e-health, drones, video games or interactive design. In addition to technical modules, the program will include company visits and outdoor activities which will allow students to discover places of interest and the technological ecosystem of the city.

WEEK 1: Mini-pool and innovation session

WEEK 2: Technical Acculturation and bootstrapping... [-]


Summer Course in Physical Science, Mathematics, and Computer Science

University of St Andrews - International Summer Programmes
Campus Full time 3 weeks June 2018 United Kingdom Saint Andrews

The University of St Andrews International Summer Programme offers students aged 16 to 18 the opportunity to experience lectures and tutorials taught in the Scottish academic tradition. [+]

Summary

The University of St Andrews International Summer Programme offers students aged 16 to 18 the opportunity to experience lectures and tutorials taught in the Scottish academic tradition. During their time in St Andrews students will become familiar with a number of the same lecturers and tutors that they could potentially encounter while pursuing an undergraduate degree in an ancient institution ranked 1st in Scotland and 3rd in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2018,Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2017).

Physical Science, Mathematics, and Computer Science

The Physical Science, Mathematics, and Computer Sciencecourse allows prospective students to experience inputs from four departments from within the faculty of Science. Classes will be delivered by full time faculty members from Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, and Computer Science. The course content will be delivered in the format of lectures underpinned by practical sessions in laboratories.... [-]


Summer Computer Science and Engineering Course in California

University of California, Irvine - Summer Session
Campus Full time 6 weeks June 2018 USA Irvine

Study abroad in the heart of Southern California this summer, just minutes away from the beaches in beautiful Orange County! [+]

Summer Computer Science and Engineering Course in California S1 CSE 31 Introduction to Digital Systems 4 S1 CSE 50 Discrete-Time Signals and Systems 4 S1 CSE 70A Network Analysis I 4 S10 CSE 41 Introduction to Programming 4 S10 CSE 141 Concepts in Programming Languages I 4 S10 CSE 161 Design and Analysis of Algorithms 4 S2 CSE 31L Introduction to Digital Logic Laboratory 3 Why Study at UCI?

UC Irvine combines the strengths of a large, dynamic research university with the friendly feel of a small college, and incredible bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. Summer Session offers over 800 courses in 70 academic disciplines. Students will take courses led by world-renowned faculty and live and study with American students. As a visiting student, you have the option to choose courses that will help you fulfill degree requirements at your home university or courses just for interest.... [-]


Practical Machine Learning Summer Course

Queen Mary University Summer School
Campus Full time July 2018 United Kingdom London

Machine learning influences modern life in many different avenues and is silently revolutionizing the way we live and work. We can see the influence of machine-learning algorithms in social media, web search engines, mobile device spell checkers and self-driving cars. [+]

Overview

Machine learning influences modern life in many different avenues and is silently revolutionising the way we live and work. We can see the influence of machine-learning algorithms in social media, web search engines, mobile device spell checkers and self-driving cars. This course will give you an introduction to machine learning using the Python programming language and the TensorFlowTM programming toolkit from Google. No programming background is assumed, however if you want to take this course, you should be familiar with using computers.

This course is taught by scientists using machine learning for data analysis at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider and will allow you to work on practical examples from both general and physics-based problems. Examples will be drawn from a variety of problems in order to allow you to build up an understanding of the tools and how to use them. This will prepare you for a mini-project analysing data from a particle physics experiment to complement the examples encountered earlier in the course.... [-]


Computer Science

Cambridge Immerse
Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2018 United Kingdom Cambridge London + 1 more

Cambridge Immerse is a unique two-week residential educational experience with a diverse and enriching curriculum, designed and taught by Cambridge University and Oxford University tutors. [+]

Overview of course 8th July - 21st July 2018 22nd July - 4th August 2018 5th August - 18th August 2018

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Residential in a central University of Cambridge college Classes designed and taught by University tutors A variety of carefully planned skills workshops Dedicated university and subject specific advice Inclusive of all excursions and extracurriculars Diverse range of international participants Participant Assessment Certificate of Participation Summary

Cambridge Immerse is a unique two week residential educational experience with a diverse and enriching curriculum, designed and taught by Cambridge University and Oxford University tutors. Tutorials and seminars are taught by experts in an optimal learning environment that stimulates academic enquiry; yet the carefully planned schedule ensures that the programme not only meets the academic needs of the participants, but also provides a unique insight into the university city through an abundance of extracurricular activities. The Cambridge Immerse Computer Science course is both challenging and engaging, with students learning in small groups to ensure that each student’s needs are addressed. Students are taught university-level topics in a way that is approachable and easy to understand. The Cambridge Immerse Computer Science course is perfect for those considering studying Computer Science at university and do not have any formal academic experience of Computer Science. The course introduces students to fundamental topics that will not only provide a solid grasp of key theory, but will spur intellectual curiosity and assist in preparing to study the discipline at university level.... [-]


Siberian Summer School in Data Analytics for Science and Business

Novosibirsk State University
Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2018 Russia Novosibirsk

Machine learning is the best way to recognize what learning is. You will learn how to make decisions automatically. Nevertheless, you will also manage the human learning process. This summer school is for those who want to establish their own business in Data Science as well as earn a Ph.D. in Data Business. [+]

Who are we?

Novosibirsk State University is located in the heart of Akademgorodok, a world-famous research center of the Russian Academy of Sciences. It was founded in the 1960s in the Siberian taiga as the birth place for new ideas and technologies. Now it's a world-class research and educational cluster with 35 research institutes, innovative Technopark and the University at the heart of this well-balanced system.

The main areas of training and research:

Elementary particle physics, Photonics and Quantum Optics, Research of the Arctic, Cancer Therapy Innovation, Chemistry, Materials and Technologies, Genomic Technologies, Biomarkers and Social Behavior, Archeology, Computer Science, Economics and Sociology... [-]


Summer School on Software Engineering

Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University
Campus 2 weeks July 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

ETU “LETI” International Summer School on Software Engineering offers the participants a unique opportunity to gain professional skills in a highly qualified academic environment and to enjoy the magnificent beauty of St. Petersburg. [+]

02 - 15 July 2018 Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University "LETI" (ETU "LETU") is one of the most prestigious and oldest universities in Russia with multi-applied study and research areas. The university is included in the governmental «TOP 100 Leading Universities in the world» program. ETU “LETI” International Summer School offers the participants a unique opportunity to gain professional skills in a highly qualified academic environment and to enjoy the magnificent beauty of Saint Petersburg.

Do not miss the opportunity to see FIFA 2018 matches in St. Petersburg!

See for yourself the game of Argentina, Brazil, Iran, Russia, Costa Rica, Morocco, Nigeria and Egypt teams, and football stars like Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Neymar (Paris St. Germain), Sergio Aguero (Manchester City), Gonzalo Higuain (Juventus), Angel Di Maria (Paris St. Germain), Marcos Rojo (Manchester United), Marcelo (Real Madrid), Philippe Coutinho (Barcelona), Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) and others!... [-]


Summer School in Data-Driven Archaeology

University of Pisa
Campus Full time June 2018 Italy Pisa

The Summer School will enable participants to manage the life cycle of digital archaeological data. It is built around a new paradigm, which takes into consideration archaeologists as both producers and users of digital archaeological data. [+]

The Summer School will enable participants to manage the life cycle of digital archaeological data. It is built around a new paradigm, which takes into consideration archaeologists as both producers and users of digital archaeological data.

Attendees will learn the concepts and methods of data retrieval, management, analysis and communication through an integrated use of software, statistical and practical principles. This will be accomplished through field activities connected to pottery analysis within the ArchAIDE project (www.archaide.eu), and ICT-related activities carried out in the laboratory and taught in the lectures. The Summer School will take place from June 25th to July 13th 2018, at the University of Pisa, Italy.... [-]


Course in Technology – Geodata and Gis For Natural and Built Environment Management.

CEPT | Summer Winter School
Campus Full time 6 days May 2018 India Ahmedabad

The objective of the course is to provide fundamental skills on global open geospatial data and geospatial software for natural and built environment management. The program consists of introductory lectures covering open global geodata, Free, and Open Source GIS software as well as Open Data repository and platform coupled with hands-on exercises on real case studies and workshop connected to the selected geospatial technologies. Expenses for students: Local travel: Rs.500/-. [+]

Image source: Course faculty

The objective of the course is to provide fundamental skills on global open geospatial data and geospatial software for natural and built environment management. The program consists of introductory lectures covering open global geodata, Free, and Open Source GIS software as well as Open Data repository and platform coupled with hands-on exercises on real case studies and workshop connected to the selected geospatial technologies. Expenses for students: Local travel: Rs.500/-.

COURSE FACULTY

DARSHANA RAWAL

has done Masters in Computer Application and M Sc in Geomatics. She is a Research Associate in CRDC, CEPT University. She is a Visiting Faculty, teaching GIS, Big Data Analytics, Web-GIS, and Municipal GIS Studio, GIS for Engineering, GIS Planner, based subjects at CEPT University. She has presented and published ten papers in National and International conference Annals.... [-]


Summer School - Automation and Simulation

RWTH International Academy / RWTH Aachen University
Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2018 Germany Aachen

In the Automation and Simulation Summer School, students receive an introduction to cutting-edge computer technology and methods used in mechanical engineering. This program offers an overview of numerical methods used to solve engineering problems, as well as an introduction to calculation and simulation techniques in production.

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In this Summer School, students receive an introduction to cutting-edge computer technology and methods used in mechanical engineering. The programme offers an overview of numerical methods used to solve engineering problems, as well as an introduction to calculation and simulation techniques in production.

The RWTH International Academy works closely together with the International Office, the Language Center of the RWTH Aachen University and the Institute of General Mechanics (IAM) to offer a perfect mix of technical study and cultural experience.

Early applications are encouraged!

Apply by the 1st of March to receive an 10% early bird discount on the total tuition fees - in case of admission. You can find more information on our programme website: https://www.academy.rwth-aachen.de/en/education-formats/summer-schools/automation-and-simulation... [-]


Barcelona Data Science Summer School

Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
Campus Part time 2 - 10 days September 2018 Spain Barcelona

The main aim of the Data Science Summer School is to introduce participants to some of the tools and methods of Data Science. [+]

The main aim of the Data Science Summer School is to introduce participants to some of the tools and methods of Data Science.

The course will provide:

A hands-on training on data warehousing, computing and computational machine learning. A good introduction to Machine Learning for Recommender Systems An introduction to some modern topics in Machine Learning, e.g Deep Learning. Course schedule for 2016 Course outline

The Data Science toolbox (8 hours)

This will be a hands-on session where a range of tools commonly used in Data Science will be introduced.

Introduction to Python for Machine Learning & tools for Data, Pandas, scikit-learn, numpy through case studies Basic SQL (interfaces to R, Python, data extraction etc.) Introduction to R for Machine Learning and packages such as dplyr, tidyr, reshape2, ggplot2, through case studies Introduction to Machine Learning for Recommender Systems (6 hours) Memory based collaborative filtering Model-based collaborative Filtering, Matrix Factorization, Restricted Boltzmann Machines Context-aware collaborative Filtering, Tensor Factorization, Factorization Machines Learning to Rank for Collaborative Filtering Diversification Content-based recommendations Advanced Data Science and Machine Learning Topics (6 hours) Unsupervised Learning, k-means clustering, spectral methods, hierarchical clustering Gradient Boosted Models Deep Neural Networks, from Logistic Regression to Deep Belief Networks Convolutional Neural Networks Recurrent Neural Networks Required activities ... [-]

Lviv Data Science Summer School

Faculty of Applied Sciences - Ukrainian Catholic University
Campus Full time 14 days July 2018 Ukraine Lviv

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. [+]

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.... [-]


St.Petersburg Summer University on Internet of Things

The Bonch-Bruevich Saint-Petersburg State University of Telecommunications (SPbSUT)
Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

The “St. Petersburg Summer University” (SUSTP) is open to all students and will help all participants to gain from new methods of lecturing and research as well as enjoying the international atmosphere. As set by the traditional program itself, this program brings also regional and international professors and lecturers for a period of two weeks together and provides the opportunity for... [+]

The “St. Petersburg Summer University” (SUSTP) is open to all students and will help all participants to gain from new methods of lecturing and research as well as enjoying the international atmosphere. As set by the traditional program itself, this program brings also regional and international professors and lecturers for a period of two weeks together and provides the opportunity for local and international students to learn and share their experiences.

SUSTP Timetable 9 teaching days: 6 teaching hours in the morning 1 day for organizational issues 1 day for examinations 1 day final event European Credit Points (4 ECTS)

Every participant receives a certificate from the Summer University St.Petersburg, a certificate from State University for Telecommunication St.Petersburg. You will get 4 ECTS points.... [-]