24 months
4787 EUR/year
4787 EUR/year
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The Information and Information Technologies Security program at Vilnius Gediminas Technical University aims at preparing highly qualified information and information technology security specialists, by forming the systematic view on root causes of information security issues,  their prevention, solving and compensation methods.

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What are the outcomes of the Information and Information Technologies Security program at Vilnius Gediminas Technical University ?

  • Knowledge of modern cyberthreats, vulnerabilities, risks and attack vectors, covering, but not limited to technological, physical security and social areas, ability to identify and neutralize them, minimize the consequences.
  • Understanding of information and information technology security principles and concepts, covering, but not limited to technological, organizational, social and legal aspects, knowledge of modern information systems security mechanisms and ability to apply them, perception of secure information system design and development methods and ability to integrate information security mechanisms into information security systems and processes.
  • Proficiency in defining perspective research areas, ability to perform literature analysis and cite the literature sources, to plan and to carry out the experiment in the defined problem area, to apply different analytical, modelling and experimental methods, to evaluate qualitative and quantitative information, to apply the experimental results for solving practical problems.
  • Ability to perform analysis, logical reasoning, to formulate constructive, reasoned conclusions and recommendations, to understand and criticize ideas and results of other researchers, to prepare scientific research publications, to participate in a scientific discussion.

Career opportunities

  • Graduates can join PhD studies or will have the following carrier opportunities:
  • Chief information security officer 
  • Information security auditor 
  • Penetration-tester 
  • Security analyst 
  • Cybercrimes investigator 
  • IT security project manager 
  • Security-oriented programmer 
  • Security-oriented information system architecture 
  • Security-specialized system administrator 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Master Graduation Thesis 2
  • Computer Networks and Operating System Security
  • Virtual Infrastructure and Cloud Computing Security
  • Ethical Hacking Techniques (with course work)
  • Malware analysis methods
  • Software Security

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or its equivalent (official transcripts required) with grades (minimum 60% CGPA). Please check country specific requirements for detailed information. 
  • Two academic references.
  • Acceptance by the Dean’s Office of the chosen faculty.
  • To this programme applicants are accepted from fields of: IT, electronics, communications, computes engineering, software engineering, Information Technologies, Telecommunications Engineering.

Tuition Fee

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    4787 EUR/year
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    4787 EUR/year
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Living costs for Vilnius

490 - 856 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.



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