Data Science Summer School

Over the last few years machine learning techniques have become increasingly popular and widely used in both academia and the industry.

The BSE Data Science Summer School provides an overview of the state-of-the-art tools employed in machine learning.

"Foundations of Data Science" is an introductory course that provides a broad overview of the main methodologies used to analyze data in data science. "Harnessing Language Models: Your Path to NLP Expert" and "Statistical Machine Learning for Large and Unstructured Data" are advanced courses focusing on more specialized topics.

The teaching style of the courses is hands-on. Special attention will be devoted to applying the methodologies introduced in class on empirical data using Jupyter notebooks coded in either Python or R.

Overall, the courses of the BSE Summer School in Data Science give participants the tools to apply modern machine learning techniques, from data exploration to building predictive models and extracting insights.


Course list for 2024

June 24, 2024 (Face-to-face)

  • Coding Bootcamp in Python and R
    Instructor: Déborah Sulem (UPF and BSE)
    This course is held in an intensive one-day format.

Week of June 25 - June 29, 2024 (Face-to-face)

  • Foundations of Data Science
    Instructor: André B.M. Souza (ESADE)

Week of July 1 - 5, 2024 (Face-to-face)

  • Harnessing Language Models: Your Path to NLP Expert
    Instructors: Hannes Mueller (IAE-CSIC and BSE) and Arnault Gombert (Freelance NLP Data Scientist)

Week of July 8 - 12, 2024 (Face-to-face)

  • Statistical Machine Learning for Large and Unstructured Data
    Instructor: Lorenzo Cappello (UPF and BSE) 

Program director


Christian Brownlees

PhD, University of Florence


Apply to Summer School 2024

There is no fee to apply. Submit your application online in a few easy steps!

Apply to Summer School courses

10% Early-bird discount deadline: April 14, 2023

Last day to apply: June 1, 2023

Fees and discounts

Fees vary by course. You may be eligible for one or more available Summer School discounts. Our staff can provide a personalized quote for you.

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Very soon you'll be able to apply to the 2023 edition of the BSE Summer Schools.

See you in Summer 2023!

Courses for the 2023 edition of the BSE Summer Schools will be announced later this year. We look forward to meeting you here in Barcelona!

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