Welcome

Welcome to CEU’s Summer University, a special study and professional development opportunity for academics and practitioners from all over the world. 

Check out our course offerings for next summer below. In the coming weeks, we will be adding more courses to the list.

We are planning to run face-to-face courses in Budapest. If, however, the pandemic continues to pose health risks, the majority of the courses will be delivered online. Updates on the final format of the program will be available around the end of March, 2021.

We look forward to meeting you in person at the Budapest campus or in the virtual space in 2021.

Online WINTER courses in the academic year of 2020/21

 

Mapping the World with QGIS

11 Januar - 8 February, 2021

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) became essential tools not only in academic research but also in our daily life. GIS includes (but not limited to) mechanisms of geographic data collection, storage, visualization and analysis. The range of available technologies and application areas is wide and the choice of solution depends on issues concerned and level of computer literacy.
 
 

 

Monitoring Climate Change Impact Using GEE

11 January - 8 February, 2021

Every hour numerous satellites generate hundreds of images of Earth surface, capturing multiple aspects of anthropogenic activities as well as environmental processes. For many years having access to, analyzing and interpreting these petabytes of information (very Big Data) was a privilege of a handful of experts. Latest development in computer technologies and appearance of new tools allowed free access and easy use of that knowledge not only to researches but also to professionals in various domains.
 
 

Cultures of Dissent in Eastern Europe (1945-1989): Research Approaches in the Digital Humanities - Online

18 January - 22 January, 2021

The main, intensive part of the course will last for 5 days (January 18-22). After this, the course will switch into a more self-guided mode, supplemented by one-on-one tutorials and a weekly group meeting on Fridays from January 29 to February 26, 2021.

The course is co-hosted by the Blinken Open Society Archives, CEU’s progressive hub for digital Cold War history and a natural home for scholarship conducted in this area. Our first 2019 course already based its demo datasets on digitized content from the Blinken OSA collections: records of the Radio Free Europe research institute, and of RFE’s telex communication between New York and Munich in the 1960s. There are a lot of training schools in digital humanities methods around the world, but very few which are so focused on a particular subject area and dedicated to building collaborative digital history projects around a discrete set of topics. By basing our course and its follow-up activities at Blinken OSA, we aim to seed a new wave of digital history projects that revolve around Cold War history and oppositional cultures. 

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