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Data science and ethics

Prof. Dr. D. Kranzlmüller
Dr. Nils gentschen Felde
Jan Schmidt


  • Please note that the upcoming jours fixe will take place at Oettingenstr. 67 in Room EU102 at 13:00 c.t.
  • Assignments ("mini projects") are online.
    All, please review the project proposals. Groups will be formed Thursday, May 24 and projects will be assigned accordingly (physical presence mandatory).
  • First interim exercise online.
  • Presentation material online (slideset will be updated regularly).
  • Website online.


The course "data science and ethics" (lecture and exercise) is part of the elite studies data science and not open to the public.

Dates & times

The lecture and exercises take place Wednesday 14-16h ct in room 101, Amalienstr. 73a.


  • 12.04.18: Introduction & motivation
  • 19.04.18: Information security I
  • 26.04.18: Information security II
  • 03.05.18: Information security III & theoretical assignment
  • 10.05.18: public holiday -- no lecture
  • 17./18.05.18: Guest talk during summer school


  • 24.05.18 Theoretical assignment due, discussion & beginning of exercises (mini-projects)
    • Working in groups
    • One (practical) assignment per group
  • 07.06.18 Jour Fixe (13:00 Oettingenstr. 67 Room EU102)
  • 21.06.18 Jour Fixe (13:00 Oettingenstr. 67 Room EU102)
  • 01.07.18 projects due


  • 05.07.18 Exam: presentations of results of mini-projects I
  • 12.07.18 Exam: presentations of results of mini-projects II


Any presentation material and assignment will be made available here. Please note that you need a username and password as given in the first lecture in order to access the slides.




For questions or inquiries please contact Nils gentschen Felde via email at