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

Two courses are offered this year:

Week 1: The Data Science Toolbox and Machine Learning - taught by Alexandros Karatzoglou and Ilias Leontiadis from Telefónica Research.

Week 2: Bayesian Machine Learning in Social Sciences - taught by Stephen Hansen (University of Oxford), Omiros Papaspiliopoulos (ICREA-UPF and BGSE), David Rossell (University of Warwick, visiting UPF), and Tim Stumpf-Fetizon (UPF).

Course schedule for 2017


* Laptop required In order to participate, you must bring your own portable computer.

Course descriptions

You may apply for one or both of the courses. Click on a course title to view description and instructor biographies:

Program director


Omiros Papaspiliopoulos

PhD, Lancaster University

ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE

Applications are now closed.

Registration has ended for the 2017 edition of this program.

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