StockholmWeek-Long Study Tour | Computer Science Program

With specialized education, strong support and funding, and cutting-edge research, Sweden is one of the most technologically advanced countries in the world, and a growing center for artificial intelligence and deep learning. Through visiting Stockholm, Sweden’s capital, you will learn about current applications of artificial intelligence in various fields, such as business intelligence, healthcare, life sciences, autonomous driving, and mobility. Through visiting startups, large companies, and research institutions currently driving innovations in machine learning and deep learning, you will gain an understanding of the necessity, utility, and impact that this field is having in a wide variety of sectors.

Tour Objectives

  • Broaden your perspective of artificial neural networks in a European context through visits to firms, while assessing affordances and limitations of incorporating deep learning approaches in various sectors
  • Gain an understanding of the dynamic interplay between research, development, industry, and everyday applications through conversations with deep learning experts
  • Challenge your current ideas and assumptions of the field and provide opportunities for you to direct your own learning process outside the classroom

Possible Activities

  • Meet professionals working in industry, from start-ups to Swedish tech giants
  • Learn from computer science researchers at Sweden's leading academic institutions, such as the Royal Institute of Technology
  • Visit CAI (Center for AI, Innovation and the Future of Work)