• Application Deadline
  • 42 months
    Duration
The study programme Information Systems and Cyber Security at Vilnius University aims at the preparation of professionals in Information Systems and Cyber Security who will have the fundamental and applied knowledge in Informatics Engineering and develop skills required for a secure analysis, design, structuring and maintenance of information systems.
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Overview

This Information Systems and Cyber Security Bachelor from Vilnius University is the first and only cybersecurity study programme in Lithuania. 

There is a considerable demand for cybersecurity specialists with higher education both in the European Union and international labour markets. In the future, the demand will undoubtedly grow due to:

  • tightening of the legal environment of growing data and information security in the European Union and other countries; 
  • a growing number of forensics and expansion of their scale; 
  • the growing demand of the international enterprises and states to be better protected against economic espionage; 
  • the threat of e-war between the states. 

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this study programme will be able to work as experts, consultants and information systems security professionals in government organizations and business enterprises of various size; information systems analysts or architects, programmers, testers, database administrators, project managers in the field of Information Systems; information security analysts; security management professionals or managers and IT security auditors in organizations; will be able to develop their own business initiatives, provide consulting services or carry out a qualitative analysis of information systems’ design and management.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Algorithm Theory and Data Structures 
  • Higher Mathematics 
  • Legal Regulations for Cyber Security 
  • Computer Architecture 
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Digital Forensics and Methods of their Analysis 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    55

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General Requirements

  • Matura (high school leaving) certificate;
  • English language proficiency - the level not lower than B2 (following the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3600 EUR per year and a duration of 42 months.
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Living costs for Kaunas

  • 428 - 740 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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