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Informatics, M.Comp.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #458 (QS) ,
The Informatics study programme at Vilnius University prepares highly qualified IT specialists, able to carry out independent research work, continue Doctoral studies in Lithuanian and foreign universities as well as capable of developing software development and maintenance projects and successfully compete for IT jobs both in Lithuanian and foreign companies.


Career opportunities 

A graduate can work as an analyst, designer and programmer, and after getting more experience as a team leader and project manager in the private or public sectors or manage maintenance of system software and applications.

Access to further studies 

Graduate of Informatics programme can continue research at Doctoral degree programmes of Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Systems, and Information Technology.

Key learning outcomes

After completion of Informatics study programme, a graduate acquire sufficient knowledge in the field, is able to understand the processes of computerized application area and create their informational models, acquire professional competence for performing complex works of computer systems' development. Informatics graduates are able to work as analysts, designers and programmers in large projects, to master new methods and technologies independently and apply them in practice.

Programme Structure

1st Semester

Compulsory Courses

  • Artificial Neural Networks
  • Data Mining
  • Research Work

Elective Courses

  • Intellectual Systems
  • Heuristic Algorithms for NP-complete Problems
  • Methods of Cryptography
  • Object Databases

2nd Semester

Compulsory Courses

  • Modelling and Verification of Software-based Systems
  • Software Engineering
  • Research Work

Elective Courses

  • Visualization of Multidimensional Data
  • Advanced Topics in Coding Theory
  • IT Projects Management
  • Human Computer Interaction Design
  • Randomized Algorithms
  • Software Engineering Methods and Tools
  • Object Technologies

3rd Semester

Compulsory Courses

  • Professional Practice
  • Research Work

Elective Courses

  • Graphics and Visualization
  • Software Systems Architecture
  • Programming in Cloud Computing

4th Semester

Master’s Thesis

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • At least first level studies leading with bachelor diploma are required. The general criterion for admission is to pass entry exam covering main topics of Informatics bachelor degree study program.
  • English language proficiency - the level not lower than B2 (following the Common Framework of Reference for Language approved by the Council of Europe).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3236 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3236 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Vilnius

  • 490 - 860 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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