Summer Schools

We are offering another great deal for our members - especially for our most seasoned Alumni! Do you still remember the old good days - when you were students at the EIT Digital Master School and attended one of the Summer Schools around Europe?

Well, this year EIT Digital has a new and exciting programme with 12 Summer Schools (yes, twelve!), which are also open for external participants and alumni. The application site for external participation is now open: http://summerschool.eitdigital.eu.

We warmly invite our members to benefit from the early-bird fee of 1000€ (down from 2450€) available until April 1, which also includes two weeks accommodation. 

But this is not all: we have 2 more options to land you a seat - FOR FREE!

 

1. SUMMER SCHOOL MEMORIES

We are launching a competition for the most surprising statement or funniest memory of an EIT Digital Summer School!

This should be 20 to 150 words long, ideally with a picture (from your Summer School) attached. Please send everything to alumni@eitdigital.eu before April 15, 2019.
 
A selected committee will choose the best one, and the winner will get one ‘Honored EIT Digital Alumnus/a seat to the Summer School 2019’, worth 2450€


2. STIPENDS FOR STUDENTS FROM ARISE COUNTRIES

Stipends (scholarships) are available for students enrolled at a university and who have a nationality in one of the following 14 European countries (ARISE): Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Estonia, Greece, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia. Scholarships for Summer School students from these countries include all costs (fee, travel, lodging and catering). 

Please note, if you apply for a stipend the last application date is April 1, 2019. You don't need to submit a separate application for the stipend. 

We also encourage everyone to invite your non-EIT Digital colleagues as well to participate in the Summer Schools 2019! For more info, please contact summerschools@eitdigital.eu

 

SUMMER SCHOOL LOCATIONS

DIGITAL CITIES

Rapid urbanisation is triggering important issues. Our Summer Schools respond to the challenge of maintaining attractive, inclusive and safe urban environments by using the new digital tools and their transformative power.

  • Rennes, France: June 30 - July 13, 2019 - Unleashing the Power of Data for Better Cities
  • Tallin, Estonia: July 14 - July 27, 2019 - Integrating Personalised Mobility Solutions    
  • Trento, Italy: July 14 - July 27, 2019 - Digital Cities as Infrastructures for Smart Mobility
  • Ljubljana, Slovenia: June 30 - July 13, 2019 - Digital Transformation for Resilient Cities
     

DIGITAL INDUSTRY

New digital technology and the associated digital transformation change the way we manufacture. Earlier business models based on cheap labour and outsourcing is no longer valid. Our summer schools focus on digitised factories, blended retail, personalised products and data-driven processes.

  • Munich, Germany: July 28 - August 10, 2019 - IoT Platforms for Industry 4.0    
  • Helsinki, Finland: August 4 - August 17, 2019 - Disrupting Retail - Digitalisation, Growth, and User Engagement    
  • Bologna, Italy: July 21 - August 3, 2019 - Data Driven Manufacturing with Industry 4.0
     

DIGITAL WELLBEING

Digital technologies enable solutions to prevent and early detect early stage mental and physical disorders. This can avoid larger health problems, lower healthcare costs and raise the quality of life at home and at work. Digital technologies can shape healthier lifestyles, allows for increased active longevity and for easy accessible care. and for long-term care.

  • Eindhoven, Netherlands: August 4 - August 16, 2019 - Healthy Lifestyle and Behavioural Change    
  • Lisbon, Portugal: June 30 - July 13, 2019 - Longer Independent Living
     

DIGITAL TECH

Digital Tech is the generic enabler of digital transformation through providing secure, robust, responsive and intelligent communications, data handling and access to software applications. Our summer schools target the generic technologies that drive the digital economy.

  • Stockholm, Sweden: August 4 - August 17, 2019 - Big Data Analytics    
  • Stockholm, Sweden: August 4 - August 17, 2019 - Internet of Things and Business Transformation
     

DIGITAL FINANCE

Digital Finance delivers innovative financial products and services using digital technology. The objective is to make financial systems safer, simpler and increase customer value.

  • Budapest, Hungary: July 21 - August 3, 2019 - Machine Learning for Financial Data