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Across disciplines, there is an increasing demand for data-driven research to find answers to complex issues. The most common used programming languages for data-analysis are Python and R. Do you want to get acquainted with the basics of Python? Then this workshop is for you!
Event details of Introduction to programming with Python, UnixShell and Git
Start date
30 May 2023
End date
2 June 2023
Vrije Universiteit (VU), main building, De Boelelaan 1105, Room 01A32
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From Tuesday May 30 to Friday June 2 the UvA Library organises a 4 day-workshop for researchers and Master students of the UvA and VU who want to gain knowledge on the basics of programming with Python, Unix Shell, and Git.

During this course the following subjects will be covered: 

  • Programming and plotting with Python

  • Unix Shell 

  • GitHub 

No prior knowledge is required. Participants will receive links to download Open Source software before the start of the workshop. 

The workshop approach is based on The Carpentries; a worldwide organization of researchers, programmers and knowledge workers who teach their colleagues data and software skills in a low threshold way. 

Workshop details

The workshop is offered at no cost. Please note that lunch is not included, so bring your own lunch. We will take care of coffee and tea.

Date and time

This workshop takes place on four days
Startdate: Tuesday May 30 2023 
Enddate: Friday June 2 2023 

Time: 09.30 - 14.30 (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday)


Vrije Universiteit (VU), main building, De Boelelaan 1105, Room 01A32


By signing up you agree to comply with The Carpentries Code of Conduct. In case of more than 25 applicants, a selection is made based on background and motivation. No later than May 23 you will receive a message on whether your participation is final.