Artificial Intelligence for all

Interseasonal School - Online/Hybrid
November 15 - November 19, 2021

The course will be held online but 3 participation options are available for certain individuals:

Option 1 - online.

Option 2 - hybrid. Russia resumed international air and railway service with the countries listed here.

Therefore, a hybrid format of the course is offered to students holding citizenship of the states mentioned in the list – you can join the online course for 160 euro (+4000 Rub for reg. fee) but come to St. Petersburg to take touristic advantages for the duration of the program and attend online classes at your dormitory/hostel.

If you choose Option 2, just apply for the online course here and inform us on your choice via email to get further instructions.

Option 3 – tailor-made. We may also arrange a tailor-made on-campus program for a group of minimum 10 students holding nationality of the countries Russia resumed international air and railway service with.

 

Artificial Intelligence for all
Artificial Intelligence for all
 
  • Brief description

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) became one of the most popular and influential areas of technologies at the beginning of the XXI century.

    It passed a long way from the first steps (back in the 50s) to become an essential part of modern life. Today's immense computing power and processing too much data, strengthen the importance of the AI and its subfields. Nowadays, we are living in a world where AI plays an unexceptionally important role. To adapt today's fast and growing technology and development, any specialist in any area needs to know the essentials of such a comprehensive subject.
Online lectures will be delivered synchronized as live talk with professors and groupmates. Records of classes will be available on SPbPU platform for 1 month after the course end.
 

Duration: 1 week  

ECTS credits: 2.0

Participation fee:

Online format: 160 Euro

Hybrid format: 160 Euro + 4000 Rub (non-refundable registration fee for the Letter of Invitation)

Participation fee includes tuition fee, study materials, field trips and cultural program.

Upon successful completion of the course students will receive hard copies of certificates with ECTS credits (mailed by post in case of the online format of the course).

  • Cultural program

    Online format:*

    • - Online Pub Quiz;
    • - Online Interactive Tour to SPbPU Museum;
    • - Online broadcasting of excursion to the Hermitage museum;

    Cultural program in the Hybrid format is discussed with participants individually.

    *All of the listed above activities are planned to take place but in case any of those will have to be cancelled, an alternative event will be offered to participants.

Accommodation

Provided only for the Hybrid or the Tailor-made formats:

  • on campus at the university dormitory
  • off-campus at partner hostels in the city center

Details of the options and booking procedures will be discussed with each applicant individually.

Artificial Intelligence for all
Artificial Intelligence for all

Deadline for registration

Online format: November 11, 2021

Hybrid format:

- for EU- or visa-free countries nationals: October 11, 2021

- for non-EU nationals: September 01, 2021

  • Entrance requirements
    • - Good command of English. All classes and extracurricular activities are carried out in English. Knowledge of the Russian language is not required;
    • - Applicants are expected to have at least 1 year of University level studies.

 

  • Course description

    In this course, you will learn:

    • Meaning of AI terminology (computer vision, data science, machine learning, deep learning etc.)
    • Historical review of AI area.
    • Review of modern AI applications and approaches.
    • Disciplines in relation with AI - ML and Data science project workflow
    • Review of Technical tools and platforms for AI
    • Basic ideas behind Supervised and Unsupervised learning

The detailed course description for ECTS credits transfer at your home university:

AI for All Descriptor WS21.pdf

 

Professors and lecturers:

  • Ogul Unal - PhD, Institute of Computer Science and Technology, SPbPU; M-com Search Engine Optimization specialist”;
  • Nikita Kudryashov – PhD, Institute of Computer Science and Technology, SPbPU; Gazprom-neft leading specialist.

Contacts:

Department of International Educational Programs