Liste complète des cours offerts par le consortium

MOOCs available

Summer 2018

Introduction to Programming

This course is designed for students with no prior programming experience and is taught fully online. This course introduces the fundamental concepts of procedural programming. Topics include data types, control structures, functions, arrays, files, and the mechanics of running, testing, and debugging. | The University of Adelaide

  • Credits: 7.5 ECTS 
  • Maximum number of students: 130
  • Start date:  23rd July 2018 | Application deadline: 16 July 2018 | Apply now
  • Exam period: 3rd November – 17th November 2018 and 10th-14th December 2018 (two options)

Elements of algorithms and computation

An introduction to computation taught by solving real-world problems in architecture, statistics, linguistics, social networks, visual pattern recognition, and the simulation of complex systems in ecology. | Rice University

  • Language:  English 
  • Credits: 4 ECTS 
  • Start date: 29 May 2018 | Application deadline: 14 May 2018 | Apply now
  • Exam: 29 June
  •  Website 

Astrophysics

This course is designed for students who learn about modern astrophysics. It covers: The greatest unsolved mysteries of the universe, including dark matter, dark energy, quasars and life in space. Exoplanets – how they are discovered, their properties and how they are challenging our understanding of solar systems. The Violent universe – white dwarfs, neutron stars, special relativity and black holes. Cosmology – the Big Bang, nature of space and time, observational cosmology, Inflation, entropy of the universe and ultimate fate of the universe. | Australian National University

  • Credits: 130 study hours (will be converted into ECTS by Section)
  • The course is delivered trough 4 MOOCs,  found here
  • Start date:  23rd July 2018 | Application deadline: 7th July 2018 | Apply now
  • Exam period:  November 2018 and  December 2018 (two options)

 

Electronic materials and quantum devices

An overview of introductory topics in materials science and solid-state devices, including a semiclassical approach to the electrical and optical properties of materials as well as an introduction to quantum mechanics, atomic physics, crystal lattices, and electronic band structure. | Rice University

  • Language:  English 
  • Credits: 4 ECTS 
  • Start date: 29 May 2018 | Application deadline: 14 May 2018 | Apply now
  • Exam: 29 June
  •  Website 

Fundamentals of English Grammar

Learn key concepts and strategies in grammar and style to help enhance your writing and confidently respond to the demand of high levels of literacy in the 21st century.| University of Queensland

  • Language:  English 
  • Credits: 7.5 ECTS 
  • Start date: 23 July 2018 | Application deadline: 26 June 2018 | Apply now
  • Exam period: 23.09 – 01.10
  •  Website  | Course information

Principles of economics

Introduction to the basic concepts of microeconomics and macroeconomics. Microeconomics component includes analysis of supply and demand, consumer and producer behavior, and competitive and noncompetitive market equilibria, with applications to current policy issues. | Rice University

  • Language:  English 
  • Credits: 3 ECTS 
  • Start date: 2 July 2018 | Application deadline: 11 june 2018 | Apply now
  • Exam: August
  •  Website 

Introduction to Project Management

This course introduces students to the basic theory and principles within generic project management. It covers project management historical context, definitions and terminologies, the project environment and project manager roles. It provides students with an understanding in respect to project proposals, project charters, project management plans and associated documents. | The University of Adelaide

Sports marketing

This course covers the essentials of sport marketing which includes planning, promotions, operations, and market analysis. | Rice University

  • Language:  English 
  • Credits: 3 ECTS 
  • Start date: 2 July 2018 | Application deadline: 11 June 2018 | Apply now
  • Exam:  August
  •  Website 

Anthropology of current world issues

Learn to use anthropological ideas to see the world from a range of perspectives and points of view.| University of Queensland

Fall 2018

Introduction to computing with Java

This course is designed to equip students with the fundamental concepts of programming elements and data abstraction using Java. | Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

  • Language:  English 
  • Credits: 3 ECTS (in two MOOCs)
  • Start date: 3 September 2018 | Application deadline: 18 June 2018 | Apply now
  • Exam period: Mid-Term: 27 Oct 2018, Final: 8-20 Dec 2018
  • See course description | Website 

Paradigms of computer programming

Learn functional, object-oriented, and declarative dataflow programming in a unified framework, with practical code fragments and a simple semantics | Université catholique de Louvain 

 

IOS programming

Vous voulez apprendre à programmer sur un iPhone ou un iPad ? Ce MOOC est fait pour vous. Il vous donnera les bases de cette programmation et vous permettra de développer vos premières applications | UPMC Sorbonne Universités

 

Concurrent programming

Concurrent programming is becoming an issue since most devices (computers, phones, etc) now embed several cores or processors. The goal of this course is to provide students with the basics of concurrent programming and details the main mechanisms you can use in various languages to implement distributed algorithms. It is a good complement to a distributed algorithms course. | UPMC Sorbonne Universités

 

  • Language: French, English subtitles
  • Credits: 6 ECTS
  • Start date: 11 September 2018 | Application deadline: 20 August 2018 | Apply now
  • Exam period: 7-12 January
  • See course description | Website

Programming I

L’objectif de ce cours est de développer une première compétence en programmation (langage C++) et de familiariser les étudiants avec un environnement informatique (station de travail sous UNIX), mais aussi de présenter les notions de base de l’informatique logicielle et de l’algorithmique. | École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

A systems view of communication: From Signals to Packets

This course gives students an understanding of the basic engineering tools used and the fundamental tradeoffs encountered in the design of modern communications systems. | Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

  • Language:  English 
  • Credits: 4 ECTS (3 MOOCs)
  • Start date: 3 September 2018 | Application deadline: 18 June 2018 | Apply now
  • Exam period: Mid-Term: 27 Oct 2018, Final: 8-20 Dec 2018
  • See course description | Website 

Calculus

Cette UE a pour but d’introduire les notions mathématiques de base d’analyse et de calcul vectoriel indispensables pour les étudiants destinés à se spécialiser en physique, chimie, géosciences, ingénierie. | UPMC Sorbonne Universités 

Basic functional analysis

The course covers basic functional analysis in its own right together with an orientation towards applications to partial differential equations.| UPMC Sorbonne Universités

The bases of functional analysis

The course covers basic functional analysis in its own right together with an orientation towards applications to partial differential equations.| UPMC Sorbonne Universités

Introduction à la Mécanique

L’unité a pour objectif de présenter aux étudiants la démarche de l’ingénieur à travers des objets d’étude et d’introduire des concepts de base pour l’analyse de systèmes mécaniques et électroniques. Des illustrations sont faites autour de deux thèmes associant mécanique et électronique : Le corps humain, La robotique. | UPMC Sorbonne Universités

Quantum mechanics

After introducing the historical perspectives on quantum mechanics, we will introduce the Schrodinger formalism to describe fascinating phenomenon such as tunnel effect, one particle duality and quantum wells. In the second part we will review the Dirac formalism and the postulates of quantum. Applying this formalism to two-level system and quantum harmonic oscillator, we will study Rabi oscillations and opto-mechanics. Finally we will introduce the spin and Bloch sphere for application in MRI and quantum computing (Bell inequalities). | UPMC Sorbonne Universités

  • Language: French, English subtitles
  • Credits: 6 ECTS
  • Start date: 3 September 2018 | Application deadline: 20 August 2018 | Apply now
  • Exam period: 7-12 January
  • See course description | Website

Elasticidad y resresistencia de materiales

Capacidad para formular las ecuaciones de la elasticidad, planteando las hipótesis necesarias e interpretando los resultados obtenidos | Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

 

 

  • Language: Spanish (no subtitles)
  • Credits: 6 ECs
  • Start date: 3 September 2018 | Application deadline: 20 August 2018 | Apply now
  • Exam date: 25 January 2019
  • See course description 

Thermodynamics

In the first part, this module presents in depth the principles of thermodynamics. The formalism is used to describe systems at equilibrium and their transformations, such as phase transitions and diluted solutions. The second part of the module is devoted to the introduction of basic concepts of statistical physics in order to show the relationship between the microscopic and macroscopic descriptions of a system. | UPMC Sorbonne Universités

 

  • Language: French, English subtitles
  • Credits: 6 ECTS
  • Start date: 3 September 2018 | Application deadline: 20 August 2018 | Apply now
  • Exam period: 7-12 January
  • See course description | Website

Transport Phenomena (basic & advanced - bundle)

Learn the basic framework to work on a broad spectrum of engineering problems concerning transfer of heat, mass and momentum. Learn through examples of everyday processes at home, in the lab and in industry.| TU Delft

Introduction to supply chain management

Learn how to make rational and confident supply chain decisions, by understanding how they impact the finance, market and strategy of your company | Université catholique de Louvain 

 

Responsible Innovation

The course focuses on ethical questions, societal implications and risks of new technologies. The course is for all engineering students who are looking for a methodical approach to judge responsible innovations from a broader – societal- perspective.| TU Delft

Clinical kidney transplantation

Kidney transplantation is a major advance of modern medicine which provides high- quality of life for patients with end-stage renal disease. What used to be an experimental, risky, and very limited treatment option more than 50 years ago is now routinely performed in many countries worldwide. The number of renal transplants is expected to rise sharply in the next decade since the proportion of patients with end stage renal disease is increasing.| Leiden University 

Nutrition and Health: Macronutrients and Overnutrition

Food plays a central role in our society but few people actually understand what it does to our bodies. Learn more about nutrition and how our diet profoundly impacts our current and future health. This introductory nutrition course addresses the relationship between nutrition and human health with a focus on health problems related to overnutrition. | Wageningen University and Research

Nutrition and Health part 2: Micronutrients and malnutrition

Food plays a central role in our society but few people actually understand what it does to our bodies. Learn more about nutrition and how our diet  profoundly impacts our current and future health. The course will focus on undernutrition and micronutrients. The team of Professors from Wageningen University will introduce you to vitamins and minerals and their role in human health. | WageningenUniversity and Research

Nutrition and health: Food risks

You will learn about the hazards associated with food and the tools to assess and quantify the dangers they can present so that you can differentiate what is a food myth vs. an actual risk.| WageningenUniversity and Research

Food security: Food acces

In this course, you will explore how key actors at household, local, national and international levels negotiate and make choices on the access to food, why the choices you make have been predestined, and what it takes to provide access to a safe and nutritious food supply every day.| WageningenUniversity and Research

Food Security: the value of systems thinking

You learn to apply a systems approach to food production systems with a focus on environmental sustainability, based on different disciplines and an approach that addresses the complexity of food production in both high and low productive systems | Wageningen University and Research

Food security: Crop production

You will learn about the principles of production ecology and the application of these principles  to both crops and animal production. | Wageningen University and Research

Si on parlait Sciences

Réflexion sur la science, avec deux thèmes introductifs transversaux,  « Etes-vous préparé(e) à la science ? » et  « Recherche documentaire », et un thème spécifique,  « Les systèmes du monde « . | UPMC Sorbonne Universités

 

  • Language: French
  • Credits: 3 ECTS
  • Start date: 3 September 2018 | Application deadline: 20 August 2018 | Apply now
  • Exam period: 17-19 January
  • See course description | 

Research design in public administration

This course offers an introduction to the fundamentals of social science, with a particular focus
on the field of public administration. | Leiden University 

Public values and ethics

This course offers an in-depth discussion of important ethical approaches andmoral issues in contemporary politics and public management.| Leiden University 

Decouvrir la science politique

Décrypter des enjeux politiques actuels à partir d’une boîte à outils: des notions importantes, une démarche analytique et une perspective critique | Université catholique de Louvain 

 

Sharia in the West

The notion and practice of Sharia in the West is entirely new and in continuous development. In this course we will discuss the interaction between what Muslims in the West want and do in terms of Sharia, and how the Western legal, political, societal and cultural systems respond to these manifestations of Sharia. We will see that this interaction creates the dynamic that result in a new synthesis of ‘Sharia in the West.’ In order to study this new domain, we will develop methods of law, anthropology, and other disciplines to approach this domain. | Leiden University 

Spring 2019

Systems programming (Introduction to Programming with Java - bundle)

Learn how to write code in Java, understand the basics of OOP and how to use software engineering techniques in an easy and interactive way | Universidat Carlos III de Madrid

 

Programming II

L’objectif de ce cours est de développer des compétences de base en programmation. L’accent sera mis sur l’approche orientée-objet laquelle renforce la réutilisabilité, la maintenabilité et la fiabilité des programmes. Des fondamentaux d’algorithmique seront également abordés.  | École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Calcul matriciel

Bruno Despres – Sophie Chemla

L’objectif est d’amener les étudiants à maîtriser la résolution de problèmes de base de l’algèbre linéaire. En particulier, la résolution de systèmes linéaires. Comprendre l’importance des notions suivantes : déterminant, matrice inversible, formule de changement de base,…  | UPMC Sorbonne Universités

 

  • Credits: 3 ECs
  • Maximum number of students: 10
  • Start date: February 2018 | End date: May 2018
  • Application deadline: 15 January 2018 | Apply now
  • See course description

Topology in condensed matter

Get a simple and hands-on overview of topological insulators, Majoranas, and other topological phenomena. You will learn about the variety of subtopics in topological materials, their relation to each other and to the general principles. You will learn to follow active research on topology, and critically understand it on your own. You will acquire skills required to engage in research on your own, and to minimize confusion that often arises even among experienced researchers. | Technical University Delft

  • Credits: 6 ECTS 
  • The course is delivered trough edX MOOCs,  found here
  • Start date:  Spring semester 2019 | Application deadline: January 15, 2019 | Apply now
  • Exam period:  first period mid-May 2019, second period mid-June 2019

 

Digital signal processing

Learn the fundamentals of Digital Signal Processing from the ground up. Build a DSP toolset complete enough to analyze a practical communication system in detail | École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

 

  • Credits: 6 ECs
  • Maximum number of students: 20
  • Start date: 19 February 2019 | Admission deadline: 15 January 2019 | Apply now
  • See course description | Sneak Preview on edX PET & MRI

Systèmes mécanique et systèmes électroniques

Présentation de concepts de base pour l’analyse de systèmes mécaniques et de systèmes électroniques, résolution de problèmes simples mais concrets relevant de l’ingénierie  Illustrations notamment dans le domaine de l’ingénierie pour la santé, Introduction à la démarche de l’ingénieur et aux métiers de l’ingénieur. | UPMC Sorbonne Universités

 

  • Credits: 9 ECs
  • Maximum number of students: 10
  • Start date: February 2018 | End date: May 2018
  • Application deadline: 15 January 2018 | Apply now
  • See course description 

Building with nature

Learn how to use ecological and engineering design principles to develop more effective and sustainable hydraulic infrastructure | TU Delft

 

Hydraulique fluviale

Apprenez à calculer la quantité de sédiments transportés par les rivières et à comprendre leurs interactions avec la rivière et son environnement | Université catholique de Louvain 

 

New generation infrastructures

Explore the challenges and complexity of both global and local infrastructure (IT/Telecom, Energy, Water and Transportation) and how to make the best decisions to improve it | TU Delft

 

Solar energy

Discover the power of solar energy and learn how to design a complete photovoltaic system | TU Delft

 

The conquest of space

Explore the history of space travel and learn the basics of aerospace engineering.  | Universidat Carlos III Madrid

Neuronal dynamics

The activity of neurons in the brain and the code used by these neurons is described by mathematical neuron models at different levels of detail | École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

 

Fundamentals of biomedical imaging

Learn about magnetic resonance, from the physical principles of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) to the basic concepts of image reconstruction (MRI) | École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

 

Comprendre la respiration

Approfondissez votre connaissance de la respiration, des poumons, de l’oxygène et du CO2, en compagnie d’étudiants et d’experts en médecine | Université catholique de Louvain 

 

Management and information systems

Gain the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in an MIS-dominated corporate world | Universidat Carlos III de Madrid

 

Data analysis: Take it to the max

Enhance your data analysis skills using spreadsheets and data visualization. Increase your productivity and make better business decision | TU Delft

 

Creative problem solving

Learn how to solve complex problems with analysis based decision-making and solution designs | TU Delft

 

Compartamiento organizativo

Analyze human behaviour in organizations at an individual, group and organizational level | Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

  

  • Language: Spanish (no subtitles)
  • Credits: 6 ECs
  • Maximum number of students: t.b.d.
  • Start date: 24 January 2019 | Application deadline: 15 December 2018
  • See course description | Sneak Preview | Apply now

English grammar and style

Learn key concepts and strategies in grammar and style to help enhance your writing and confidently respond to the demand of high levels of literacy in the 21st century | The University of Queensland

 

Si on parlait sciences

Vous avez envie de réfléchir sur la science. Ce cours vous propose deux thèmes introductifs « Etes-vous préparé(e) à la science ? » et « Recherche documentaire », et un thème spécifique, « Les systèmes du monde ». | UPMC Sorbonne Universités

 

  • Credits: 3 ECs
  • Maximum number of students: 10
  • Start date: February 2018 | End date: May 2018
  • Application deadline: 15 January 2018 | Apply now
  • See course description

The Psychology of Criminal Justice

This course systematically explores the effectiveness of the law and justice system from a psychological perspective. By experiencing a fictional case first hand, you will learn about the psychology of law and some of the misconceptions commonly held about criminal justice.  The course is a combination of a MOOC that is followed by a series of assessments in a private online course (SPOC) if students reach at least 70% performance in the EdX Psychology of criminal justice MOOC. |