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About us

Welcome to the EIT Digital Professional School

The EIT Digital Professional School supports the digital transformation of companies and organisations by creating a learning ecosystem. Our initiative is powered by continuing education courses, specially designed to provide critical digital knowledge, insights and skills to European professionals and executives, leveraging the EIT Digital Action Lines and partners' research activities.

Our Mission is to raise the digital skills and competencies' level of Europe’s Professionals, especially on the key areas covered by the EIT Digital Action Lines. The EIT Digital Professional School offers a portfolio of cutting-edge blended learning courses designed to meet the professional development needs of experts and managers.

The Challenges addressed by EIT Digital: The digital transformation requires constant technology updates in various fields. Also, the convolution of different digital technologies requires integrated knowledge in application domains currently not delivered by generic programmes (e.g. systems knowledge for architects in urban development where telecommunications, citizen engagement, mobility and environmental sustainability come together). But today’s professionals have only limited flexibility in their schedules and continuing education often makes it only on the lower levels of the priority list. Intensive programmes that require a very significant time investment with limited flexibility do not match their needs. Instead, suitable education programmes will need to be wrapped around the existing commitments.

Together with its partners, EIT Digital has developed and operates blended education courses that optimally match the needs of busy professionals and their employers, combining online elements that can be followed asynchronously whenever a suitable amount of time becomes available with focused presence modules that offer opportunities for collecting hands-on experience. Both online as well as presence modules can incorporate peer education elements. EIT Digital provides relevant training courses independently certified, documenting successful course participation.

Portfolio

Our blended learning courses are specially designed for professionals, executives and decision makers who want to deepen their knowledge and keep their skills up-to-date in a time-effective way. Our courses have a blended format, combining university-grade content and online modules with hands-on skills building.

Your benefits at a glance:

  • Short, compact courses (online modules and 2-day workshops)
  • Highly praxis-oriented
  • Key technology updates, well-aligned with EIT Digital innovation action lines
  • High industrial relevance and integrated knowledge 
  • Meet the needs of working professionals through innovative blended learning formats (combination of traditional face-to-face classroom phases and e- and mobile learning).

To view a list of our current course offering please click here

About EIT Digital

EIT Digital is a leading European digital innovation and entrepreneurial education organisation driving Europe’s digital transformation.

EIT Digital delivers breakthrough digital innovations to the market and breeds entrepreneurial talent for economic growth and improved quality of life in Europe. It does this by mobilising a pan-European ecosystem of over 156 top European corporations, SMEs, start-ups, universities and research institutes.

As a Knowledge and Innovation Community of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology, EIT Digital is focused on entrepreneurship and is at the forefront of integrating education, research and business by bringing together students, researchers, engineers, business developers and entrepreneurs. This is done in our pan-European network of co-location centres in Berlin, Eindhoven, Helsinki, London, Paris, Stockholm, Trento, as well as in Budapest and Madrid. We also have a hub in Silicon Valley.

EIT Digital invests in strategic areas to accelerate the market uptake of research-based digital technologies focusing on Europe’s strategic, societal challenges: Digital Industry, Digital Cities, Digital Wellbeing and Digital Infrastructure.

EIT Digital breeds T-shaped entrepreneurial digital talent focused on innovation through a blended Education Strategy that includes a Master School, Doctoral School and Professional School.

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