Fundamentals of Python

Hosting Higher Education Institution:
European Institute for Academic and Professional Development
Institution website:
Monday, 30 September, 2024 to Friday, 4 October, 2024
Registration fee:
695 € (+VAT)
Maximum number of participants:
Deadline for applying:
Thursday, 1 August, 2024
Accommodation not provided
Contact person details:
Dr. Jan Schmidt
+49 173 665 94 26


Fundamentals of Python

In the Fundamentals of Python course you will master the basics of Python programming. You’ll get familiar with key development environments and essential Python syntax. Additionally, you will explore the capabilities of the established libraries NumPy and Matplotlib for scientific computing, data analysis and visualization.

Through hands-on exercises, you will practice the newly acquired skills in writing your first Python code. Throughout the course of the week you’ll gain confidence in developing code, solving problems, and further advancing your coding skills autonomously. To conclude the course, you will embark on your own Python project.

Besides learning the technical skills, you will network with Python and Machine Learning enthusiasts from all over Europe and enjoy the beautiful landscapes of Lake Garda.

Whom does it address?

  • Anyone interested in learning the basics of programming Python

  • Participants who want to learn the application of Python for data analysis in the future

Course Content - We will explore relevant topics like:

  • Introduction to Python and it’s capabilities with example use cases
  • Getting started: Software installation, command line, Jupyter Notebooks, Spyder, Anaconda
  • Python syntax I (lecture and exercise): data types and variables
  • Python syntax (lecture and exercise) II: conditional statements, loops, functions
  • Data treatment with Numpy (lecture and exercise)Reading and writing of files (lecture and exercise)
  • First steps of visualization with Matplotlib (lecture and exercise)
  • Praxis lab 


Lake Garda / Italy. - Enjoy the beautiful landscape of Lake Garda!

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