The courses at the Department of Informatics and Quantitative Methods cover the areas of theoretical informatics, programming languages, database systems, mobile technologies, multimedia and graphic systems. The courses include the instruction of mathematics-based techniques, such as computer graphics.

As for other specialized fields of study, students are taught the methods of algorithmization, data structures, object-oriented programming languages (Java, C++, C#), their development tools (Eclipse, Netbeans, MS Visual Studio .NET) and non-procedural programming languages (Prolog). The instruction of database and information systems is focused on object-oriented methodologies, CASE tools and database resources. A number of courses are taught in English.

The department offers the BA and the follow-up MA Applied Informatics degree programmes. As for the structure and the contents of courses, the BA degree programme is suitable for secondary school graduates as well as for professionals that want to deepen their knowledge and extend their horizons. Both degree programmes are offered in full-time as well as part-time form of study.

Central to the research activities of the department is the analysis and development of the new possibilities of e-technologies and their use for educational purposes. The academic staff are also engaged in design of new forms of use of mobile technologies in business sphere, or the evaluation of advanced technologies in companies.

The department emphasizes cooperation with departments of other universities and, first and foremost, with IT commercial sphere. Experts from IT companies and institutions participate in the instruction as trainers and consultants of students´ dissertations. The department strives to maintain vivid contacts with the graduates that are invited to give occasional lectures and to share their experience from their studies and careers with current students.

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