Informatics (MA)

Vilnius University
2 years
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Vilnius University

About this program

Informatics (MA)

The main goal of the Informatics study program is to prepare highly qualified IT specialists, which can carry out independent research work, continue Doctoral studies in Lithuanian and foreign universities, as well as develop software development and maintenance projects, and successfully compete for IT jobs both in Lithuanian and foreign companies.

Admission requirements

  • At least first level studies leading with bachelor diploma are required. The general criterion for admission is to pass an entry exam covering the 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)
  • Entrance examination is held by electronic means remotely

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Program content

1 semester

  • Artificial Neural Networks
  • Data Mining
  • Research Work

2 semester

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

3 semester

  • Professional Practice
  • Research Work

4 semester

  • Master’s Thesis

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.


The tuition price for local/EU students is 4787 EUR/year

The tuition price for International/Non-EU students is 5000 EUR/year


Credit points: 120 ECTS

Qualification awarded: Master of Computing Sciences

After completion of Informatics study program, 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 programrs in large projects, to master new methods and technologies independently and apply them in practice.

Career paths

Informatics graduates can be employed as analysts, designers and programrs in large projects of private companies and/or research institutions, are capable of mastering new methods and technologies independently and applying them in practice.

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About this institute

Vilnius University

Established in 1579, Vilnius University is Lithuania’s leading academic institution, ranking in the top 20 universities in the region (Emerging Europe & Central Asia QS University Rankings 2021). More than 21,000 students are currently studying on over 70 bachelors and...

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Why study at Vilnius University

  • Vilnius is one of the top 100 cities according to QS Best Student Cities 
  • Vilnius University is number 1 in Lithuania.
  • Vilnius University is a leading higher education institution in student involvement in scientific work.

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Vilnius University

3 Universiteto St.
LT-01513 Vilnius

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