With its 8 faculties, schools and institutes, and 21,000 students, 29% coming from abroad, ULB covers all disciplines and study cycles. ULB distinctions include 3 Nobel Prizes and 1 Fields Medal. ULB has 350 Erasmus partnerships, coordinates 1 EMMC and 1 EMJD, and has 250 agreements with European and international universities. It has been involved in 120 international and European joint research projects including 76 FP6 and 73 FP7 projects. ULB offers programs in Computer Science and Engineering including: 1/ a Bachelor in Computer Science and Engineering 2/ a joint master involving four departments of 2 Brussels universities, fully taught in English, offering 5 specializations 3/ a doctorate program. The WIT laboratory of ULB has for years done cutting-edge research and development in business intelligence, involving currently 10 PhD students. It took part in the European project MurMur (Multiple Representations and Multiple Resolutions in Geographical Databases).
ULB will offer the first semester of the curriculum, which includes the first part of fundamentals topics in BI. ULB will award all the successful students with its master's degree in computer science and engineering. In addition to that, ULB will coordinate the overall programme including the academic aspects.
Founded in 1970, UFRT gathers over 20000 students, 10% from abroad, offers academic programs from the Bachelor's degree to the Doctorate and includes 45 research laboratories. It has 200 European partner universities in 26 countries, 300 Erasmus bilateral agreements, agreements or cooperation programs with America, Asia, and Australia, and currently participates in 11 European projects. UFRT offers several programs in computer science, including (1) a European Bachelor jointly developed with partners in UK, Germany, Portugal, Finland, Spain, Italy, Romania, (2) a 2-year Master specialised in Information Systems and Decision Making, with a final year taught in English, and (3) a doctorate program. The computer science laboratory of UFRT leads research activities in the field of Business Intelligence, with currently 4 PhD students and involvement in 4 national research projects funded by ANR (national agency for research) and 1 international STIC-AmSud research project.
The Computer Science Department of UFRT, located in the city of Blois, will contribute to the program by offering the second semester, containing a second part of fundamentals in Business Intelligence. UFRT will award its master's degree in information systems and decision making to all successful students. UFRT will coordinate the programme promotion (including the design and management of its web site) as well as services to students.
UPC will contribute to the program by offering 60 ECTS, corresponding to the implementation of semesters 3 and 4 of the curriculum, including a specialisation in Business Intelligence. UPC will award the successful students welcomed for semesters 3 and 4 with its master's degree in information technology. In addition to that, UPC will coordinate the application, selection, admission, and examination procedures.
ECP has 2200 students involved in engineering sciences studies, research/specialised Masters and Doctorates, nearly 500 being international students. It counts around 100 Double Degree agreements and 60 Erasmus exchange agreements. Each year it sends and hosts more than 300 students for a Double Degree, an exchange semester or an international doctorate. ECP coordinates in 2 EM action 2 (China and Japan/Korea) and is partner on 2 others (Brasil and India). ECP is involved in the management and development of international networks for students exchanges, especially T.I.M.E. network with 54 worldwide Universities, and in the development of HEI or consortia in Africa, Europe and Asia. Its International Affairs Office works on the development, implementation and quality control of international activities including services for incoming/outgoing students. ECP opened in 2008 an academic chair in Business Intelligence with with SAP, with currently 7 Phd students and 2 postdocs.
ECP will contribute to the program by offering 60 ECTS, corresponding to the implementation of semesters 3 and 4 of the curriculum, including a specialisation in Business Intelligence. ECP will award the successful students welcomed for semesters 3 and 4 with its master's degree in applied mathematics and information science. In addition to that, ECP will coordinate the connection with socio-economic/industrial/scientific partners, including the programme's sustainability.
The internationally renowned Technische Universität Berlin (TUB) is located in Germany's capital city at the heart of Europe. TUB has more than 27000 students including around 5500 foreign nationals and achieved 17 habilitations and 470 doctoral degrees in 2010. Our research and teaching endeavors can be characterized by a broad spectrum of academic disciplines, ranging from engineering science to natural science, planning science and economics, as well as the humanities and social sciences. Moreover TUB offers double degree agreements with partners in Brazil, Chile, China, Korea, Great Britain, France, Poland and Russia and established Erasmus-cooperations to over 260 universities in Europe, in which TUB is currently involved in 3 Erasmus Mundus masters.
TUB will contribute to the program by offering 60 ECTS, corresponding to the implementation of semesters 3 and 4 of the curriculum, including a specialization in Business Intelligence. TUB will award the successful students welcomed for semesters 3 and 4 with its master's degree in information technology. In addition to that, TUB will be responsible for the continuous quality assurance and evaluation.
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The 9th edition of the French-speaking workshop on data warehousing and OLAP (EDA 2013), is organized by UFRT and will be hosted in Blois early June 2013.
The new application session for 2013-2015, starts from September 1st, 2012. Note that there are now two distinct application periods, one for those applying for a scholarship, and the other for those applying as fee paying (i.e., self sustained) students. … Continue reading
The Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate in Information Technologies for Business Intelligence – Doctoral College (IT4BI-DC) is new Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctoral Programme that is a continuation of IT4BI. Visit it4bi-dc.ulb.ac.be for more information on IT4BI-DC.
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