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Introduction to Python
Date: 17.01.2017 9:00 - 18.01.2017 17:00
Location details: The event is organised at the CSC Training Facilities located in the premises of CSC at Keilaranta 14, Espoo, Finland. The best way to reach us is by public transportation; more detailed travel tips are available.
Language: english-language
lecturers: Jussi Enkovaara (CSC)
Jyry Suvilehto (CSC)
  • 120 for-finnish-academics
  • 560 for-others
The fee covers all materials, lunches as well as morning and afternoon coffees.
The seats are filled in the registration order. You may cancel your attendance without a charge 5 business days prior the course. For cancellations after that and no-shows without a cancellation the full fee will be invoiced.
Additional Information

Python is modern, object-oriented programming language which has become popular in several areas of software development. This course introduces the basic concepts of the Python programming language and discusses selected Python modules from the standard library and beyond. Some of the libraries presented will be selected based on user needs stated in the survey.

Learning outcome

Working knowledge of main data and control structures in Python. How to use modules and create own modules, how to do simple file input and output and text processing. How to use modules in the standard library and when and how to use modules outside the standard library.


Participants are expected to have some experience in computer programming and to be familiar with the basic concepts (e.g. variables, statements, control structures, subroutines) but previous knowledge of Python is not required.

Course materials