Lviv Data Science Summer School, 10 - 23 July​ 2016, Lviv, Ukraine

Publish Date: Apr 22, 2016

Deadline: May 01, 2016

Event Dates: from Jul 10, 2016 12:00 to Jul 23, 2016 12:00

About summer school

Lviv Computer Science Summer School is a brand new educational initiative from the Computer Science Program of the Ukrainian Catholic University. The Summer School participants – undergraduates, PhD students, young professionals – will study state-of-the-art methods and tools of computer science.

This year, the school will deal with Data Science technologies. Data science and data analytics are important aspects of the modern informatics development that goes far beyond computer science. The job market in this field is developing rapidly – there are lots of new startups that arise each month in the world and use data science methods in different ways, and the top universities regularly open new academic programs in this field.

The LvCS Summer School 2016 will be held from 10th to 23rd of July.

The early application deadline is 1st of May. The final application deadline is 1st of June.

The location is the Ukrainian Catholic University, Lviv, Ukraine.

The academic program will be conducted in English.

Credits. The participants of the Summer School will gain 3 ECTS credits or 4 US credit hours.

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. Students can attend up to three courses from the proposed list (see below).

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.

To apply for the first year of the program, the Selection Committee accepts the Certificate of the Center of Independent Testing 2016 (original or a properly notarized copy).

Documents accepted from July 11 until July 27 (by 6 p.m.) 2016. 

The cost of one year of the CS@UCU program is approximately  70,000 UAH, while student tuition covers only 57% of this sum.  In order to cover this difference, the university turns for support to various foundations and benefactors. Consequently, tuition for one year for our students enrolled in the 2016 will be 40,000 UAH.  Tuition payment should be paid each semester in accordance with the contract.  Thanks to the generosity of donors of the university and the support of IT companies, the  best candidates for the Bachelor’s Program in Computer Sciences in the 2016-17 academic year have a chance to receive scholarships thanks to which they will receive a substantial decrease in the cost of tuition.

Contact the Program Coordinators for more details.

Thanks to the generosity of university donors, all students in the CS@UCU Program enrolled in the 2016-17 academic year will receive a substantial decrease in tuition payments during the entire time of their study on the program (up to 43% less than the annual actual cost of study.)

The university offers four types of scholarships:

І. Adrian Slywotzky Scholarship – 2016

– decrease in tuition cost in the Bachelor's Program at UCU according to the selected major during all years of study (1st year -- 100%, 2nd year – 75%,  3rd year – 50%, 4th year – 25%)
– experience of working in leading business companies in Lviv
– monthly allocation for student expenses (1218 UAH in 2016)
– free residence at the Collegium of UCU

ІІ. CS@UCU Plus Scholarship – 2016

– decrease in tuition cost in the Bachelor's Program at UCU according to the selected major during four years of study (1st year – 100%, 2nd year – 75%,  3rd year – 30%, 4th year – 30%)

ІІІ. CS@UCU Scholarship – 2016

– 30% discount in tuition throughout 4 years

IV. CS@UCU Scholarship for Particular Achievement

– one of the three above-mentioned scholarships for achieving high grades in study  after the first and following years

Thanks to collaboration with IT companies, the university will offer various kinds of support to the best students of advanced courses to receive work scholarships for completing practical projects with the purpose of covering tuition in the program.

Adrian Slywotzky – Director of the Oliver Wyman Company, among the top 50 business thinkers of the world and the top 25 business consultants.  Member of the Advisory Council of UCU’s Lviv Business School.

Author of world best sellers on the issue of strategic management:  How Digital is Your Business? (co-authored with D. Morrison and K. Weber); The Art of Profitability;  books:  The Profit Zone; Migration of Capital, and many other works and articles.

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