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Applied Informatics

The aim of the Applied Informatics Master study programme is to prepare broad-minded highly qualified information technology (IT) specialists, capable of:

  • performing analysis of (big) data (text, signals, multimedia, etc.) by applying data mining techniques and tools, designing, developing and deploying data analytics solutions;
  • formalizing, modelling and simulating complex systems and business processes, designing, deploying and maintaining adaptive and intellectual systems;
  • performing R&D activities in an industrial or academic setting, pursuing doctoral degree in Lithuanian and foreign universities and research institutions.

Competencies acquired

  • Apply knowledge of data analysis techniques in different domains and new areas;
  • Apply knowledge of the design and implementation of innovative intelligent and adaptive systems in different domains;
  • Apply knowledge of advanced (emerging) IT techniques for development, deployment and maintenance of business IT systems, estimate their demand, impact and relevance to users, enterprise and organizations;
  • Perform interdisciplinary R&D in data analysis and modeling and apply research results in practical applications;
  • Perform interdisciplinary R&D in systems and business processes analysis and modeling, apply research results in practical applications;
  • Analyze and process language, multimedia, signals, and business data;
  • Analyze, formalize and model systems and processes of different complexity;
  • Apply parallel programming skills for the development of concurrent distributed and multi-core/-processor systems;
  • Design innovative multiplatform services and applications, integrating intelligent, adaptive and Cloud technologies;
  • Clearly and convincingly present problems and suggested solutions to experts and non-experts, using ground knowledge, reasoning, relevant presentation tools, media and methods, in second language, if required;
  • Professionally communicate, collaborate and lead multidisciplinary teams in IT projects;
  • Critically analyze context of informatics projects and their influence to business, culture and society;

Adapt to the quickly changing cultural, economic and technological environment

Career opportunities

Graduates of Applied Informatics Master study programme will be able to work as software developers, software architects, analysts, consultants, project and department managers in different organizations, state institutions and business units; as researchers, scientific workers, assistants and lectors in science and education institutions. Graduates of Applied Informatics may continue studies in PhD studies in informatics (Computer Science) or Computer Engineering.


Faculty of Informatics (inquiries regarding study programme)
Coordinator of the programme Mr Vladislav Fomin, vladislav.fomin@vdu.lt; dek@if.vdu.lt
Address Vileikos g. 8 – 409, LT-44404 Kaunas, Lithuania
Website www.if.vdu.lt/en


International Cooperation Department (inquiries regarding application and admission)
E-mail studies@vdu.lt
Visiting Address V. Putvinskio g. 23, Room No. 211 LT-44249 Kaunas, Lithuania
Mailing Address K. Donelaičio g. 58, LT-44248 Kaunas, Lithuania
Website www.vdu.lt/en
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  • Faculty Faculty of Informatics
  • Group of Fields of Study Computing
  • Lenght of Programme 2 academic years
  • ECTS credits 120
  • Name of Qualification Master of Computing