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International IT Summer School

“Go ICT East: Software Security and CUDA Technology”

 

Key facts

When:  August 12, 2019 – September 01, 2019

Duration of IT Summer School: 3 weeks (21 days).

Where: Pskov and Novosibirsk, Russia

Language: English, German

Duration: 3 weeks

Credits: 5 ECTS

Fee: EUR 650

Accommodation:  The organizers provide free of charge accommodation for the participants of the Summer School

 

International IT Summer School “Go ICT East: Software Security and CUDA Technology” is an innovative educational program, organized under mutual collaboration of two Russian State Universities: Pskov SU and Novosibirsk SU.

The participants of the Summer School will have a unique opportunity to go east throughout Russia, on their way receiving professional IT knowledge and skills, getting to know Russian culture and traditions, establishing professional contacts with the Russian fellow students, IT experts and practitioners.

Both universities have a long-standing joint cooperation history including successful implementation of research and educational projects, organization of international events, fruitful professional contact between teachers and researchers.

 

Pskov State University is a flagship university, the center of educational, cultural and science life of the Pskov region that neighbors with three states (Estonia, Latvia and Belarus) and is a foothold for cooperation with the European Union and the Baltic sea region countries. One of the major investment projects aimed at developing innovative hi-tech businesses in the region is establishing of Moglino industrial special economic zone.

The unique location of the Pskov region creates vast international cooperation opportunities between the bordering countries and beyond making ICT a powerful tool in entrepreneurship development, education and everyday life. The levels of competence of PskovSU students in IT field allow them to successfully participate in the “World IT-Planet” Olympiad and in Programming world championships and take medal places.

 

Novosibirsk State University (NSU) is a world famous educational centre. Novosibirsk is the non-official capital of Siberia and the scientific center of Russia.

NSU is the 2nd university in the QS University Rankings 2017: Emerging Europe and Central Asia (EECA). It has been ranked among the best universities in the world in 9 subjects in QS ranking.

The University campus is the right place for studying: it neighbors rapidly growing Novosibirsk Technopark with its 200+ software start-ups, and a mixture of academics (30+ research institutions of the Russian Academy of Sciences at walking distance) and industry professionals that engage with both. NSU campus is also provides comfort environment for leisure as it is situated in a quiet suburban area of the city that naturally blends with the surrounding Siberian forest. It is a perfect place to live and study.

 

The International IT Summer School: “Software Security and CUDA Technology” provides students with excellent opportunity to enhance knowledge in the most demanding areas of information technologies, and at the same time explore different parts of Russia, meet new people, and expand their network internationally. The participants will have a chance to explore Saint-Petersburg that is known as the “Venice of the North”, Pskov, one of the ancient cities of Russia with rich historical and cultural heritage, and Novosibirsk, one of the biggest centers of innovations and expertise in the country.

IT Summer School has a strong professional emphasis, and offers complex program, aimed at promoting further internationalization of university studies. The program consists of several IT courses that are delivered by renowned specialists in the form of interactive lectures, tutorials, accompanied by student sessions of short talks and presentations. The participants may choose courses from the following list of courses individually tailored to the International IT Summer School:

-         Web programming,

-         Advanced programming,

-         Programming for graphics processing unit (GPU),

-         Software security and data safety,

-         Gamification.

An integral part of the IT Summer School is to get practical experience by communication with practitioners from IT business, study visits to labs and IT companies. Students are also offered a Russian language crash course, a cultural program as well as a range of excursions.

IT Summer School is opened for Russian and international Bachelor and Master Degree students with a background in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM).

The participants who successfully complete the course will receive a participation certificate and 5 ECTS points.

 

Brief Outline of IT Summer School

 

August, 12 – August, 18

Session One, Pskov, Russia

Opening of the IT Summer School

IT Classes, Team work, Excursions

 

August, 19

Saint Petersburg, Russia

Excursions, communication with Russian students, free time

 

August, 20 – September, 01

Session Two, Novosibirsk, Russia

IT Classes, Team work, Excursions

Presentations of the teams’ projects. Wrapping up, Certificates

Closing the School

 

Programms der Sommerschule:

Programme of the summer school:

Session One – Pskov

Day 1

12.08

Monday

Arrival to Pskov

Opening of the IT Summer School

Intro Session (general/specific objectives, programme, Q&A)

The Pskov Region, Pskov, PskovSU

Russian as a foreign language (crash course) for German participants

IT Classes, Team work, consultations

Day 2

13.08

Tuesday

 

Study visit to IT and Electrical Engineering Faculty (chairs, labs)

IT Classes, Team work, consultations

Russian as a foreign language (crash course) for German participants

Excursion around Pskov

Day 3

14.08

Wednesday

 

Meeting at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Pskov Region (IT business in the Pskov Region)

Study visit to Moglino industrial special economic zone // IT company

IT Classes, Team work, consultations

Day 4

15.08

Thursday

 

Excursion to Izborsk (old settlement, fortress) and Pechory (old settlement, monastery, cross-border territory)

Student life at universities (intercultural communications between the German and Russian students)

Free time

Day 5

16.08

Friday

 

Russian as a foreign language (crash course) for German participants

Visit to Science and Sport Centre “Prostoriya” (interactive science museum, electronics, prototyping, 3D printing labs, IT, physics, chemistry research labs) (optional)

Presentations of the teams’ projects

Closing Session One

Day 6

17.08

Saturday

 

Departure from Pskov

Arrival to Saint Petersburg

Cultural programme, excursions, communication with Russian students

Free time

Day 7

18.08

Sunday

Cultural programme, excursions, communication with Russian students

Free time

Departure from Saint Petersburg

Session Two – Novosibirsk

Day 8

19.08.

Monday

Arrival to Novosibirsk

Opening of the Summer School

Day 9

20.08

Tuesday

Intro Session (Ice breaking, general/specific objectives, programme, Q&A)

The Siberian region, Novosibirsk, Akademgorodok, NSU

IT Classes, Team work, consultations

Day 10

21.08

Wednesday

IT Classes, Team work, consultations

Study visit to an IT company

Day 11

22.08

Thursday

IT Classes, Team work, consultations

Excursion to The Novosibirsk Planetarium (optional)

Day 12

23.08

Friday

IT Classes, Team work, consultations

Excursion to the Novosibirsk Zoo (optional)

Day 13

24.08

Saturday

Excursion to the Novosibirsk Railway museum (optional)

Free time

Day 14

25.08

Sunday

Student life at universities (intercultural communications between the German and Russian students)

Free time

Day 15

26.08

Monday

IT Classes

Free time

Day 16

27.08

Tuesday

IT Classes, Team work, consultations

Excursion to the Botanical Garden (optional)

Day 17

28.08

Wednesday

IT Classes, Team work, consultations

Excursion (optional)

Day 18

29.08

Thursday

Visit to Novosibirsk Technopark

IT Classes, Team work, consultations

Day 19

30.08

Friday

IT Classes, Team work, consultations

Excursion (optional)

Day 20

31.08

Saturday

Presentations of the teams’ projects.

Wrapping up, Certificates

Day 21

01.09

Sunday

Closing the IT Summer School

Departure from Novosibirsk

 Contacts:

George Varlamov

Head of the Department of International Affairs and Inter-Academic Cooperation

Associate Professor, PhD  in Economics

Pskov State University

Tel. +7-8112-797642, 797702

Fax. +7-8112-797642

Email george.varlamov@pskgu.ru, varlamovgeorge@mail.ru