Introduction to Computer Programming in Python is the first week of the Summer School in Coding, Data Collection and Mining.

The Introduction to Computer Programming in Python Summer School introduces students to basic programming concepts in Python. This Summer School week aims to provide students with a better understanding of computational thinking and the role that computation can play in problem solving. These topics will be explored further in the second week of the Summer School entitled Machine Learning: Algorithms and Their Applications and, above all, during the Level I Master in Big Data and Management.

Target Audience

The Summer School is aimed at recent graduates — or those graduating soon — with a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Economics, Statistics, Engineering, Information Systems, Mathematics or related fields


  • Coding in Python
  • Functions 
  • Branching Instructions
  • Loops
  • Lists and Recursion

Schedule and Delivery

Lessons will be held from Monday to Friday from 9:30 to 17:30. For more information on, contact us by writing to masterluissbs@luiss.it.

Except for legal provisions or regulations that prevent attending classes on-site, for which the School reserves the right to change the delivery method, classes will be held at the stated and scheduled locations.

Tuition and Funding


Tuition includes materials and access to all Luiss Business School facilities, but does not include accommodation. 

Fee waivers are available for participation in more than one week.

For participants enrolling in the Master in Big Data and Management a.y. 2021-2022, the cost of the single week, will be deducted from the cost of the Master programme. Futher deductions and facilities are granted to those attending two or three Summer School weeks.

How to apply

In order to apply, candidates need to send a copy of their CV and ID document (or passport) along with the completed Enrolment Form via e-mail to masterluissbs@luiss.it.

ECTS and Certificate of Participation

The Summer School Introduction to Computer Programming in Python provides students with 4 ECTS - European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System.

At the end of the programme a certificate of participation will be issued to those who have attended at least 80% of the didactic activities included in the programme.