Applied Informatics

Master‘s studies @ Vytautas Magnus University
10 Nov Application deadline
1 Feb Start date
2 years Study duration full-time
5157€ Tuition fee for Eu citizens

Programme overview

The aim of the Applied Informatics 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 and deploying artificial intelligence based systems and applications.
  • Performing R&D activities in an industrial or academic setting, pursuing doctoral degree in Lithuanian and foreign universities and research institutions.

Alumni Testimonials

Studies opened a broader perspective and helped to understand the relationship between culture and technology. For me this was beneficial for the stablisment of robotics and artificial intelligence start-up business.
Linas Vaitulevičius. Lithuania.

University studies gave me broad scientific and practical framework for my entire working career, first in Kaunas, later in Google and Myers-Holum in New York.
Darius Kemeklis. Lithuania.

Competencies acquired

Graduates of the study programme are able to:

  • Apply knowledge of the design and implementation of innovative artificial intelligence based 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 modelling, apply research results in practical applications.
  • Analyse and process language, multimedia and business data.
  • 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.
  • Plan self-learning and improve personal performance as a foundation for lifelong learning and ongoing professional development.
  • Critically analyse 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 programme will be able to work:

  • As software developers, software architects, analysts, consultants, projects and department managers in different organizations, state institutions and business units.
  • As researchers, scientific workers, assistants and lectors in science and education institutions.
  • Continue studies in PhD studies in informatics (Computer Science) or Computer Engineering.

Programme structure


Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor or equivalent degree in Informatics, Informatics Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Mathematics
  • Proof of English Language: applicant has to present document proving B2 level (TOEFL 87-109 iBT/534-633 PBT, IELTS 5-6,5, Cambridge English First (FCE) 161-180, BEC Vantage 161-180, Michigan ECCE (min. 650), PTE General Level 3, TOEIC Listening & Reading 785, TOEIC Speaking & Writing 310, Duolingo 100-125, EnglishScore 400-499) if the applicant is not native speaker and/or had not received education in English.
  •  Motivation letter
  • Admission score counting is based on: Arithmetic average of Bachelor degree diploma supplement * 0.4 + motivation letter * 0.3 + English * 0.3.

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