Bachelors in Informatics

Degree: Bachelor
University: USI University of Lugano , Faculty: Faculty of Informatics
City: Lugano , Country: Switzerland
Discipline: Natural Sciences
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  • Start Date of Studies September
  • Admission deadline 1 July
  • Language English
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  • Programme Description

    Programme Description

    Why study informatics at USI?

    Because it is a growing sector, where qualified specialists enjoy excellent career prospects.

    Because information technologies have become essential:

    * in managing complex projects in several professional fields,
    * in keeping abreast of information and development in an ever expanding field.

    Because this University's project-based learning curriculum is at the forefront of higher education, and in line with the latest in advanced teaching, scientific research and the professions.

    Because the study programme is innovative, with a teaching methodology and content quite distinct from anything currently on offer elsewhere.

    Because its infrastructure aptly answers the growing demand for technology from the worlds of work and research.

    Because the Faculty of Informatics enjoys a partnership with:

    * The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETHZ),
    * The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL),
    * Milan's Politecnico (Polimi),
    * The Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS),
    * The Dalle Molle Institute for the study of Artificial Intelligence (IDSIA),
    * University of Applied Sciences (SUPSI)

    USI is a full member of the Swiss university system and the degrees awarded are equivalent to those of the universities and institutes of technology.

    The bachelor programme offered by the Faculty of Informatics consists of an innovative, project-based, team-oriented curriculum of six semesters. The bachelor students have opportunities for summer internships both at companies and at the university.

    In the first five semesters, students work on group projects. In the sixth semester, they work on an individual final project in which they use all their acquired knowledge to solve an interesting problem.

    The bachelor programme emphasizes mathematical and theoretical foundations, technology, and soft skills such as communication and teamwork.


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