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Summer School: Innovation in the 4th Industrial Revolution in a Globalised World

The 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR), also known as the digital revolution, is transforming the way businesses operate and compete globally. Innovation is a key part of this transformation. The speed of technological change has a huge influence on the growth prospects of companies: managers, entrepreneurs and investors in all sectors see how 4IR technologies can give them a strategic advantage. Technology is intended as a means to deliver greater economic, social and environmental value. The World Economic Forum (WEF) has dubbed the current technology boom "Innovations of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)". It refers to innovations ranging from rapid advances in artificial intelligence and robotics to the Internet of Things (IoT), nanotechnology and quantum computing.

Dates: From June 17th to July 12th, 2024.

The Innovation of the 4th Industrial Revolution in a Globalised World
The Innovation of the 4th Industrial Revolution in a Globalised World

Why study this course?

  • Understand the main contributions of the 4IR.
  • Identify the applications of new technologies in different areas.
  • You will develop digital skills such as data analysis, artificial intelligence and automation.


A diploma will be awarded by the University!

Course description

  • Duration: 4 weeks (80 hours).
  • Credits: 8 ECTS.
  • Language: English.
  • Place: C/Alberto Aguilera, 23, Madrid.
  • Requirements: Candidate profile and approach to a potential market: university students who come from the area of Business Administration or similar and who wish to improve their training by going deeper into those aspects related to new technologies and who want to learn about real applications within their area. Students from other disciplines where these new technologies will have a profound impact. Previous qualification required to access the degree: students who are studying for a bachelor's degree, preferably between the second and third year. If the course is taught in English, a minimum B2 certificate in this language will be required.
  • Enrolment: to carry out this procedure, please contact(comillas.internacional@comillas.edu).
  • Enrolment deadline: until 15 May.
  • Price: 1.600 Euros. Early Bird Discount until April 15th: 20% off the course price.


Comillas Pontifical University does not have its own accommodation, but offers alternative accommodation options for students of the university.

Comillas International

Monday to Thursday: from 9:00 to 14:00 and from 16:00 to 17:00h. Friday: from 9:00 to 13:30h.

Monday to Friday: from 9:00 to 13:30h., during the months of June, July and August.