Informatics

KTU is the leader in Lithuania in providing computer science studies, and the bachelor’s study programmes in this field are constantly in the list of the most popular ones among the prospective students.

Bachelor’s in Informatics studies focus on technologies of programming, the internet and three-dimensional graphics. Cloud computing, contemporary fixed, mobile or wireless access networks are among the technologies studied in the course. The graduates of this programme master the skills of managing real-world information models and processes of computerised application areas, and gain the competences for the independent establishment of online IT and multimedia services. This places them among the most sought-after employees in the job market.

In 2020, KTU BSc Informatics study programme was awarded Investor’s Spotlight quality label, established by Investor’s Forum together with the agency Invest Lithuania. Investor’s Spotlight is awarded to those study programmes which best meet the expectations of the business.

  • Kaunas is called Baltic IT hub: Devbridge Group, NFQ Technologies, Barclays, Bentley systems, Intermedix, Teltonika, Virtustream all have their branches for IT services development here

Candidates can apply for first study year 300 EUR monthly scholarship from “Teltonika”.

Description of Study Programme Apply
Location Kaunas
Faculty of Informatics
Cycle First cycle
Field Informatics
Language Lithuanian, English
Form Full-time studies - 4 y. (day-time; on-campus)
Degree awarded Bachelor of Computing
Specialisations Internet Informatics,
Multimedia Systems
Yearly Price  i Full-time studies - 3836 €
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Entry requirements

Minimum requirements

Proficiency in English
Language requirements

IELTS ≥5.5, TOEFL ≥75, CEFR ≥B2, or equivalent

Eligibility CGPA
High school certificate

Maximum 3 years after high school graduation is eligible.

Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.

The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Russian.

The documents must be legalised (Apostille) by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country where the documents were issued. This requirement does not apply for the documents issued in the EU and Belarus, Ukraine.

Minimum average grade (CGPA) > 60 % in each entry subject.

 

Score structure

Subject Coefficient Type
First subject

Mathematics

0,5

Entry exam (online)

Second subject

Information Technologies or Physics

or Biology or Chemistry or Geography

0,3

Final exam

Third subject

English language

0,2

IELTS, TOEFL, CEFR or equivalent

 

Tuition fee

The indicated tuition fee is applied to 2024-2025 academic year.

Full-time studies 3836 €
Price per credit 63,93 €
 
Foreign nationals with Lithuanian origins and EU citizens
Full-time studies 3836 €
Price per credit 63,93 €
Partial tuition fee waiver can be applied for the study price.

 

Financial support

Contacts

International Studies Office
Student Info Center
Studentų St. 50, LT-51368 Kaunas
email international@ktu.lt

 

Head of the Study Programmes
Assoc. Dr. Ingrida Lagzdinytė-Budnikė
Studentų St. 50, Kaunas, Lithuania
email ingrida.lagzdinyte@ktu.lt

 

 

 

 

 

Module of the study programme by semesters

Skills

Real world modelling – modelling of movement and deformations, particle systems
Artificial intellect – information structure, knowledge representation, neural networks
Programming for cloud computing – networks, protocols, the internet, parallel algorithms, programming of services
Game programming – game physics, design of intellectual game agents, programming of graphics and sound
Analysis and Design of IT systems Administration of Servers, IT Systems, Design and Development of IT Infrastructure Development of Network, Cloud Computing Services, Distributed and Mobile Online Systems Multimedia Services and Game Programming

 

 

Values

Why @KTU?

Baltic IT hub

Lithuania and Kaunas are called Baltic IT hub. Devbridge Group, NFQ Technologies, Barclays, Bentley systems, Intermedix, Teltonika, Virtustream, etc. have their branches for IT services development in Kaunas.

Why @KTU?

The best evaluated graduates

The graduates from BSc programme of Informatics are evaluated the best by the employers in Lithuania (Reitingai, 2021).

Why @KTU?

CCNA and MCSA certificates

Opportunity to obtain certificates of Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA™) and Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA™) along with studies.

Product and service development

Are you interested in creating real products and services while studying? It is now possible to test yourself by getting involved in a product development project (PDP). During the project, you will work in teams, collaborating with KTU researchers and social partners. While solving current, relevant problems you will improve your teamwork, project management, and problem-solving skills, deepen professional knowledge and expand your career opportunities.

Recognition of professionals

Recognition of professionals

Information Systems study programme was awarded the Investors’ Spotlight quality label by the Investors’ Forum association and the Foreign Direct Investment Development Agency Invest Lithuania. The programme has been recognised for its excellent relevance to market needs and professionally developed study content.

 

Career

Knowledge and skills acquired during studies will allow:

 

– Implement modern and artificial intelligence-based simulation models of the behavior of physical-engineering systems;
– Design, install and service cloud computing platforms;
– Design and develop network, multimedia services, mobile or wireless Internet systems using the principles of artificial intellect and IT security;
– Design and develop computer games and their engines, intelligent game agents.

 

 

 

You may become

IT infrastructure maintenance specialist

– Preparation, installation and maintenance of IT infrastructure for provision of cloud computing or regular IT services;
– Preparation, installation and maintenance of the Internet servers, identification and solving of servers’ safety problems;
– Management of user access to local and network resources, configuration of the main network services (IIS, WWW, FTP, emails, etc.);

Designer and developer of IT infrastructure

– Solving of the issues of design, coordination, installation, adaptation and maintenance of IT infrastructure;
– Performance of efficiency analysis of IT infrastructure;
– Provision of proposals for development of IT infrastructure.

Developer of applications, IT services

– Development of network and distributed applications, IT services for cloud computing;
– Development of applications for mobile devices;
– Development of agent structures for control and management of mobile and wireless Internet devices;
– Preparation and documenting of specifications for applications or IT services;
– Writing and maintenance of the code for applications or IT services according to the approved quality standards;
– Testing, review, maintenance or improvement of applications or IT services.

IT systems analyst

– Preparation of specifications for IT systems and other project documents with consideration to user’s needs;
– Preparation of testing plans for IT systems, identification and assessment of efficiency-related defects, preparation of recommendations for improvement;
– Preparation of functional technical specifications for developers of IT systems.

Computer Game Developer

– Analysis and design of the game’s functionality;
– Realization of the game using specialized frameworks and programming languages;
– Design and development of game engines.

Web and multimedia developer

– Design and development of websites, ensuring safety of the website and its server, distribution of space and user access;
– Design and development of multimedia applications and systems.

 

 

BA+ competences

BA+ competence blocks offered in KTU Bachelor’s study programmes can be an alternative study plan for:

  • the specialisations;
  • individual set of modules;
  • the subjects providing deeper knowledge of the study field.

A student who chooses BA+ competence, acquires the knowledge and skills in an additional study field, and discovers new career prospects. Acquisition of the competence is certified by the issue of KTU certificate and entry in the diploma supplement.

 

 

 

Lecturers. Experts in their field

Miroslav Dulik

Miroslav Dulik

Lecturer at Armed Forces Academy of General Milan Rastislav Štefánik
Vincentas Grinius

Vincentas Grinius

CEO & Co-Founder IPXO, Heficed
Tomas Pininas

Tomas Pininas

Python developer at Barclays technology center, IaaS engineer Unix system safety manager
Julius  Getautas

Julius Getautas

Senior .NET Software Engineer at Juvare

 

 

Testimonials

Vincentas Grinius

Vincentas Grinius

CEO & Co-Founder IPXO, Heficed

 

Rapid technological progress and wide application of innovations in everyday solutions determine versatility of IT area. Dynamic market of information technologies needs innovative and dynamic specialists, who are able to apply their knowledge flexibly and have a creative approach to their work.

Julius Getautas

Julius Getautas

Senior .NET Software Engineer at Juvare

 

Diploma or knowledge? – Informatics study programme does not make you choose one of the two; not only it provides a possibility to acquire Bachelor degree, it also allows to learn many interesting practical things in IT area. Lecturers, who are qualified, innovative and, most importantly, open to offers and changes, will help to join labour market and academic community. Informatics study programme is the most universal area of IT studies; it will not impede your attempts to combine work and studies, and will provide the knowledge, corresponding to current realities.

 

 

 

Contacts

International Studies Office
Student Info Center
Studentų St. 50, LT-51368 Kaunas
email international@ktu.lt

 

Head of the Study Programmes
Assoc. Dr. Ingrida Lagzdinytė-Budnikė
Studentų St. 50, Kaunas, Lithuania
email ingrida.lagzdinyte@ktu.lt