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XIV Summer School 2021

What is it?

The MESIO UPC-UB Summer School is a specialized training program that increases the supply of both professional and research training in the Interuniversity Master in Statistics and Operations Research (MESIO UPC-UB), the 2nd cycle studies, the Degree in Statistical Science and Techniques, and the PhD in Statistics and Operations Research of the UPC, Statistics of the UB and Economy of the UB.

The courses are open to members from other universities as well as researchers and practitioners, working in private and public institutions, that need the use of statistical and/or machine/deep learning methodologies in their daily work.


The Summer School courses are taught by renowned visiting and UPC and UB teachers. You can consult the professorate in the previous editions.


The 2021 edition contains activities taught from June 28th to July 9th, 2021. The courses defined as "face-to face" will be like this only if the COVID19 sanitary conditions allow it. Otherwise, they will be taught on-line. In the face-to face situation, the courses are also going to be relayed by streaming.


You are requested to use your own laptop. A few days before the course starts, students will be provided with the information required to participate in the course, including the software needs.

If you don't have access to a computer for the course dates, please contact


All activities will be held in:
Facultat de Matemàtiques i Estadística
C/ Pau Gargallo, 14, 08028 Barcelona



Prices for  courses (the price is the same if you follow the course face-to-face or by streaming)

  • MESIO students (with current registration) : 70€/course
  • UPC & UB students: 120€/course
  • Students from other public catalan universities: 200€/course
  • Member of research groups and institutes linked to the UPC or the UB:  200 €/course
  • Societat Catalana d'Estadística members: 250€/course
  • External: 350€ first enrolled course and 300€ each additional course
  • UPC & UB teachers: free, subject to availability.

A copy of a current document justifying the selected collective (enrolment, job contract, registration, proof of membership etc.) should be uploaded in the registration process.


Application and enrollment

Application and enrollment: You can enrol each course until 5 days before its start date.


 Observation: courses with less than 5 students will be cancelled.




    • Carme Capdevila, Summer School's Administration
      (+34) 93 401 58 61
      Facultat de Matemàtiques i Estadística
      Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
      C/ Pau Gargallo, 14
      08028 BARCELONA
  • Marta Pérez-Casany, Summer School's Director
    (+34) 93 401 17 26
    Departament d'Estadística i Investigació Operativa
    Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
    Av. Diagonal, 647
    08028 Barcelona