IoT: The Force Awakens

General description

Internet of things - it’s a fast-coming reality, the future of our technological society. Thousands of meetings in the world biggest cities are held annually. Hundreds of online courses, dozens of worldwide famous universities started teaching Internet of things as the new major. Should we convince you more on how important and helpful this course might be for your future?

-If you are dreaming about smart things;
-If you are passionate about inventions;
-If you have ever wondered about connecting all things to the Internet;
-If you have millions of ideas, brilliant mind and developer’s skills;
-if you want to combine it all together;
-and fire the world with YOUR own product invention?

If so, just go to Saint Petersburg and enjoy our awesome course! 12 days filled with hard work, hot discussions and stunning weekends.
We will give you a chance to work with super modern equipment in our FabLab (Fabrication Laboratory).

And last but not least:
Now you have a unique chance to visit Northern Venice, city of rivers and bridges! The most beautiful city in Russia (and probably in Europe) — Saint Petersburg.

You will explore our culture inside from narrow streets of old districts to vast shopping centers, from Emperor's garden to science and technology festival, from dancing in the nightclub to discussing poetry of the Silver Age on the roofs. Meet amazing Russians, dance with brown bears and find out what is the Russian spirit! Make your spring even hotter!
Don't be shy, just apply to our course in Saint Petersburg!

Academic information

Fields of activity:
Civil Engineering , Computer Science/Automatic Control/Informatics , Electronic/Electrotechnical Engineering , Machine & Instrument engineering/Design
Content and topics:
The topic of the course is about implementation of modern scientific and technical gadget; Teamwork with modern equipment (3D- printer, laser / milling machine) using an innovative platform Intel Galileo sensors and actuators.
Learning goals and objectives:
To show all stages of turning ideas about Internet of things into real projects, that will connect to the internet based on the ideas of the participants.
Examination type:
Final project
ECTS credits issued:

Information for applicants

Selection criteria:
Motivation letter and answers for the questions

Practical arrangements

All of the following are covered by the event fee:

Hostel or student's dormitory
Three meals per day (at least one hot meal is included)
By public transport (metro, buses)