ECTS credits

ECTS credits

Transfer of ECTS credits (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System):
The European Summer School for Scientometrics (esss) is entitled to award 3 ECTS points for participation.

ECTS points will be awarded to participants compliant with the following requirements:

BEFORE the course:
-) active participation in prior webinars (dates are announced in due time). Alternatively, participants can access the recorded sessions.  
-) pre-reading of suggested material to an extent of approximately 15 hours (reading list is provided by e-mail)

Overall preparation time prior to the summer school has to comprise 20 hours.

DURING the course:
active participation in all  lectures and hands-on sessions
a presentation focusing on the results obtained at the hands-on sessions due on the last day.
The final versions are to be sent by e-mail to office@scientometrics-school.eu within two weeks after the end of the course at the latest.

The University of Vienna will then issue official ECTS-certificates for all compliant participants.

The Grading will be conducted according to the Austrian five-point scale: 

International Grading Scale

Austrian Grading Scale

A (excellent)


B (good)


C (satisfactory)


D (sufficient)


E (unsatisfactory)


For further questions please contact our office:  office@scientometrics-school.eu.