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Welcome to ICT Summer School 2021!

ICT Summer School 2021 will be organized on 2 - 27 August 2021. This year ICT Summer School will be held online.  

Programme 2021 is published below. The programme consists of several intensive bachelor level courses (2-5 ECTS credits). You can participate in one or more courses. Intensive courses last from one to two weeks and the lessons are either in the morning, in the afternoon or in the evening. 

Time in the schedule is in Finnish time (EEST). Please note that changes may occur. 

Programme 2021

Online courses during the 1st week: 2- 6 August 2021

Online courses during the 1st week (2 - 6 August 2021)
Course nameTimeMax. number of participantsTeacherCourse code
Design of Safe and Reliable Systems (3 ECTS)2 - 6 August, Mon - Fri 09:00 - 13:0024Prof. Dr. Norbert Jung and Marcel Hasler, M.Sc., University of Applied Sciences, Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, GermanyTX00DB89-3005
Intercultural Competence (3 ECTS)2 - 6 August, Mon - Fri 09:00 - 13:0040 Prof. Dr. Keren-Miriam Adam from Harz University of Applied Sciences, GermanyTX00EL45-3002
Multicore Programming with Java (3 ECTS)2 - 6 August, Mon - Fri 09:00 - 13:0024Prof. Dr. Jörg Hettel, University of Applied Sciences Kaiserslautern, GermanyTX00EL43-3002
Calibration of Measurement Devices and Data Evaluation (3 ECTS)2 - 6 August, Mon - Fri 13:00 - 17:0024Prof. Dr. Jörg Hoffmann & Mr. Werner Trentmann, Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences, GermanyTX00DC44-3005
Collection and Reporting of Web Analytics Using Google Tag Manager (3 ECTS)2 - 6 August, Mon - Fri 13:00 - 17:0024Prof. Hoang Pham, M.Sc., Business College HelsinkiTX00EU62-3001
Artificial Intelligence in Business Management (3 ECTS)2 - 6 August, Mon - Fri 18:00 - 21:0080Prof. Tashfeen Ahmad, University of West Indies, JamaicaTX00EL42-3002

Online courses during the 2nd week: 9 - 13 August 2021

Online courses during the 2nd week (9 - 13 August 2021)
Course nameTimeMax. number of participantsTeacherCourse code
Digital Signal Processing (5 ECTS)9 - 20 August, Mon - Fri 09:00-13:00 (Nb. course lasts two weeks)50Prof. Dr. Manfred Jungke, Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, GermanyTX00CQ62-3007
The High Tech Start-up – Building an Idea, Refining the Idea and Taking it to Market (3 ECTS)9 - 13 August, Mon - Fri 09:00-13:0040Prof. Dr. Siva Ramamoorthy, Ephicacy Lifesciences Analytics, IndiaTX00DT53-3002
Introduction to Machine Learning (3 ECTS)9 - 13 August, Mon - Fri 09:00-13:0040Prof. Akihiro Yamashita, National Institute of Technology, Tokyo College, JapanTX00DB91-3005
Introduction to Basic Japanese (3 ECTS)9 - 13 August, Mon - Fri 13:00-17:0030Prof. Takeda Tsunemi, Invited Lecturer, Tokyo, JapanTX00EU63-3001
Management of Change (3 ECTS)9 - 13 August, Mon - Fri 18:00-21:0080Prof. Tashfeen Ahmad, University of West Indies, JamaicaTX00EU64-3001

Online courses during the 3rd week: 16 - 20 August 2021

Online courses during the 3rd week (16 - 20 August 2021)
Course nameTimeMax. number of participantsTeacherCourse code
Introduction to Software Engineering (3 ECTS)16 - 20 August, Mon - Fri 09:00-13:0030Prof. Dalė Lukšaitė, Kaunas University of Applied Sciences, LithuaniaTX00DT51-3003
International Business Management (3 ECTS)16 - 20 August, Mon - Fri 18:00-21:0080Prof. Tashfeen Ahmad, University of West Indies, JamaicaTX00EU66-3001

Online courses during the 4th week: 23 - 27 August 2021

Online courses during the 4th week (23 - 27 August 2021)
Course nameTimeMax. number of participantsTeacherCourse code
Mobile App Development Using React Native (3 ECTS)23 - 27 August, Mon - Fri 17:00-21:0040Prof. Dr. Xing Liu, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, CanadaTX00DT52-3003
Productivity and Quality Management (3 ECTS)23 - 27 August, Mon - Fri 18:00-21:0080Prof. Tashfeen Ahmad, University of West Indies, JamaicaTX00EU65-3001
Systematic Innovation with Design-Thinking and Cross-Industry Innovation (3 ECTS)23 - 27 August, Mon - Fri 17:00-21:0025Prof. Dr. Christian Köhler, Saarland University of Applied Sciences, GermanyTX00DU04-3002

Online course (extra)

Online course (extra)
Course nameTimeMax. number of participantsTeacherCourse code
Time Management (2 ECTS)8 - 29 November 2021, Mondays at 13:00-17:00 (4 times)20Prof. Slobodanka Dzebric, Hogeschool van Amsterdam, the NetherlandsTT00AC57-3007

Update on 29 April: Unfortunately Modelling, Simulation and Visualization course cannot be held this year. Course has been removed from the programme. 
Update on 3 May: Course The High Tech Start-up – Building an Idea, Refining the Idea and Taking it to Market has been added to the programme. 
Update on 21 May: Course Introduction to Machine Learning has been added to the programme. 
Update on 18 August: Time Management course has been postponed from September to November. 

Course descriptions

Course descriptions can be found from the curricula. Please read the course descriptions carefully before enrolling. Please note that some courses may have previous knowledge requirements.

Studying online

Student studying at homeTo study online, you will need a computer/laptop, internet connection, microphone and web camera. Lessons are held online during the time indicated in the schedule. Please note that the time is in Finnish time (EEST). Online lessons will be primarily held in Zoom or Teams, unless otherwise announced.

In addition to online lessons, you will have assignments, project work etc. to work on in your own time. Make sure you have time in your own schedule for these activities as well. 

Learning environment for summer school courses will primarily be the course workspace in Metropolia OMA portal, unless otherwise announced. Link to online lessons will be updated to the course workspace before the course starts. If a course requires for you to download some software or otherwise prepare beforehand, it will be announced in the course workspace. Please follow the course workspace in OMA when the start of the course is approaching. Partner university students, 3AMK students and Open UAS students will receive Metropolia user account and instructions to activate it after they have been registered for the course. With the user account, you can log in to OMA

Registration for the courses

Registration for the ICT Summer School 2021 courses starts on 3 May 2021. Registration method depends on your background.

Metropolia degree students

  • Enrolment starts on 3 May 2021 at 08:00. Enrolment is open until a couple of days before the start of the course, unless the course is full earlier.
  • Enrol for the courses in OMA (Student desktop / My studies / ePSP / Enrolments / Search for courses). Use the course name or course code to search for the course. More detailed technical instructions of enrolling are in Wiki in English and in Finnish.  
  • Courses are a free of charge for Metropolia degree students.
  • Contact person: mira.myllarinen [at] metropolia.fi

Students from foreign partner institutions

  • Enrolment time: 3 May - 6 June 2021
  • Enrol by email to international coordinator: tiina.piipponen [at] metropolia.fi
  • Enrolments for the courses are accepted on a first come, first served basis. 
  • Check the list of Partner Institutions
  • Contact person: tiina.piipponen [at] metropolia.fi 

Students from 3AMK partner schools: Laurea UAS and Haaga-Helia UAS

  • Enrolment time: 3 May at 08:00 - 7 June 2021 at 23:59.
  • Courses are a free of charge for Laurea and Haaga-Helia students.
  • Each course has a certain amount of places reserved for Laurea and Haaga-Helia students. Students are accepted in the order of enrolment. 
  • Enrol for the course with this enrolment form during enrolment time. 
  • More information about 3AMK
  • 3AMK contact person: tuula.helle [at] metropolia.fi  

Students who do not study in Metropolia or any partner institution (i.e. Open UAS students)

  • Students who do not study in Metropolia or any partner institution can enrol for Summer School courses through Metropolia Open UAS. Open UAS study fee is 15 euros/1 credit. 
  • Each course has a certain amount of places reserved for Open UAS students. Students are accepted in the order of enrolment. 
  • Enrolment starts on 3 May 2021 at 08:00. Enrolment closes 7 days before the start of the course or when there are no more Open UAS study places left. 
  • Enrol for the course in Open UAS enrolment system
  • More information about Metropolia Open UAS (enrolment instructions, terms of payment and cancellation etc.) 
  • Open UAS contact information: avoinamk [at] metropolia.fi

Contact information

ICT Summer School is organized by Information Technology Degree Programme.

General questions

General questions related to ICT Summer School, please contact:

Mira Myllärinen
Programme coordinator
mira.myllarinen [at] metropolia.fi

Interested in teaching in ICT Summer School?

We are constantly looking for new teachers with their favourite topics to join our team of ICT Summer School teachers.

If you are interested to hear more about opportunities, do not hesitate to contact:

Dr. Antti Piironen
Head of ICT Summer School 
antti.piironen [at] metropolia.fi