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MAIA 2021

La prima Academy di Machine Learning e Intelligenza Artificiale in Italia finalizzata al trasferimento di competenze atte a creare profili di Data Scientist

Course start: April 6th, 2021

The Path has a total duration of three months.

The course is divided into three modules:

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Organize, managing and operating data for Data Analytics.

Data Science add remove

Principles, methodologies and multidisciplinary techniques to understand and extract knowledge from data.

Artificial Intelligence add remove

Algorithms and advanced solutions to fuel tomorrow's innovations.

Why you should choose MAIA

Active contamination

MAIA inserted inside a habitat of positive contamination,
in which start-ups of different fields and backgrounds get in touch.

Events focused on AI

A wide range of events to boost your inspiration and expand
your network and contacts.

Companies' networks

Placement in the partner company with a subordinate
work contract at the end of training.

Exclusivity of the course

25 classroom places for selected graduates

Course structure

The MAIA course is a full-time course that provides the theoretical and practical skills necessary to obtain the Data Scientist qualification, thanks to the Microsoft Professional Program Certificate in Big Data, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence.

In addition to classroom activities, the training course is characterized by experiential activities such as contamination with our Innovation Habitat, Tech Talks, Meetup, Hackathon and in-company visits.

At the end of the training course, the candidate will be employed by the sponsor company.

Teaching is conducted by professors from the University of Genoa and Microsoft professionals.

The course is entirely accessible on line and includes:

  • Lessons with teachers
  • Exercises
  • Training Videos in side-by-side mode


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Online lesson with the teacher con il Docente

Classwork submission and teaching material

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Microsoft training videos in side-by-side mode

MAIA's Friday add remove

Friday morning will be the Moment in which students will ask questions and, together with the teachers, will deepen the topics covered during the week. In the afternoon they will make contacts with the Sponsor Companies.


The course includes: one meeting a month with Incubate Startups, access to the Digital Tree Network, contacts with companies and technology experts, involvement in 2021-2022 events.

Information Technology
Biomedical Engineering
Electronic Engineering
Computer Engineering

Who is it addressed to

The course is aimed at graduates in STEM disciplines and company personnel involved in reskilling projects.

The lectures are held by professors of the DIBRIS (Department of Computer Science, Bioengineering, Robotics and Systems Engineering) of the University of Genoa. Microsoft Professionals will also be available to support participants in the study of official Microsoft materials.

How to apply?

The project foresees a first phase of recruitment for the selection of young talents by Microsoft's partner companies.

For candidates selected by the partner companies, the course is free of charge.

The course is on a limited number of participants. There will be a screening of applications and a selection process with a final interview.

To apply, you can proceed by filling in the application form.

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