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Data Analytics Winter Term 2016/17

Semester Schedule Winter Term 2016/17

The regular lectures for winter term 2016/17 will start from 17.10.2016. Following table points to the webpage of lectures offered in winter term.

1st Semester

Nr Module Type CPs
M1 Machine Learning Lecture 6
M2 Modern Optimization Techniques Lecture 6
M3 Programming Machine Learning Lab course 6
M4 Seminar Data Analytics I Seminar 4
AM1 Application module I - 6
The information about the elective courses offered in winter term 2016/17 are listed here

Welcome week (10.10 - 16.10.2016)

Time Event
Monday 10.10.2016
09:30 Opening Service for new students, Michaeliskirche
11:00 Welcome to University of Hildesheim, building A, Audimax
15:00 City Tour, meeting point: fountain at Hindenburgplatz, Guide: Mr Lange
16:30 Visit to the romantic Cafes Kafenion in der Altstadt
Tuesday 11.10.2016
10:00 Welcome to Data Analytics program, building Samelsonplatz, Pavillon 1A
Mandatory for all MS Data Analytics Students
14:00 Guided tour of main campus, meeting point: Parking area Samelsonplatz
16:30 Visit to the romantic Cafes Kafenion in der Altstadt
Wednesday 12.10.2016
08:00 Register at the Stadt Hildesheim, Group 2 meeting point: fountain at the Marktplatz
Thursday 13.10.2016
08:00 Register at the Stadt Hildesheim, Group 3 meeting point: fountain at the Marktplatz
Friday 14.10.2016
08:00 Register at the Stadt Hildesheim, Group 4 meeting point: fountain at the Marktplatz
In the introductory week, there are set of activities arranged by the international office to make new students familiarize with University of Hildesheim and city of Hildesheim. Following are the detail programs.

Additional Information about Text Books

Here is the list of text books that will be most relevant for winter term
  • Murphy, Kevin P. Machine learning: a probabilistic perspective. MIT press, 2012.
  • Boyd, Stephen, and Lieven Vandenberghe. Convex optimization. Cambridge university press, 2004.
  • Wes McKinney (2012): Python for Data Analysis Data Wrangling with Pandas, NumPy, and IPython, O’Reilly
  • Joel Grus (2015): Data Science from Scratch First Principles with Python, O’Reilly
  • Willi Richert, Luis Pedro Coelho (2013): Building Machine Learning Systems with Python, PACKT
Winter Term
Admission Portal opens Apr 1
Deadline for Non-EU students: June 30
Deadline for EU students Aug 31
Term start Oct 1
Summer Term
Admission Portal opens Sep 19
Deadline for Non-EU students: Dec 15
Deadline for EU students Feb 15
Term start Apr 1
  • Submit your application through online application portal APPLY .
  • We admit continuously, therefore we recommend you to apply as soon as possible.
Program Summary
  • Program Director: Prof. Dr. Dr. Lars Schmidt-Thieme
  • Duration: 2 years (full-time)
  • Credits: 120 CPs
  • Language: English
  • Start Date: Monday October 10, 2016
  • Application: Open
  • Email:
  • Phone: +49 5121 883 40388
    can be reached:
    • Mon - Fri. 10am-12pm and
    • Mon - Thur. 2pm-4pm