Artificial Intelligence: Python Programming 2-Day Online Course for Health Professionals

Python is a modern programming language which is also much used for Statistical Data Analysis and Machine Learning. It has become a core tool of choice for a wide range of researchers spanning over multiple disciplines.

The aim of this course is to give participants a first step hands-on practical session on Python and Jupyter Notebooks. It provides an introduction to basic Python programming and selected data analysis tools. The training alternates between short introductions a with live coding and programming exercises.

You plan to use Python for data analysis and visualization in your medical profession? Then this course is for you.

Organized by sitem-insel School in collaboration with the Mathematical Institute at the University of Bern.

Place, Date, Time

  • Place: Zoom
  • Date: 6 September 2021 and 17 September 2021
  • Time: 8.30 am until 5 pm CEST

Learning outcomes: Participants can...

  • perform basic Python programming (main data types, loops, workflow control)
  • import, manage and summarize date (file input and output)
  • work on the filesystem from Python
  • manage image date with numpy
  • basic visualization


  • Wi-Fi enabled laptop
  • No prior knowledge in Python is assumed
  • No software installation needed


  • 1 ECTS for attending the workshop and upon completing the final exam


  • PD Dr. Sigve Haug
  • Dr. Kinga Sipos


  • free for students, alumni and teachers of the sitem-insel School
  • CHF 100 for members of University of Bern and Inselgruppe
  • CHF 300 for others


Due to the high demand, registrations for this course are now closed. 


Do you have further questions? We are happy to help. Please contact Dr. Pascale Anderle at