University admission process starts in Ukraine on July 12. We have prepared a list of top 5 study opportunities at Lviv universities for students interested in new technologies.
Internet of Things (IoT)
Where: Lviv Polytechnic, Institute of Computer Technologies, Automation and Metrology, Computer Science specialization (№122).
Bachelor’s Program Internet of Things (IoT) is the first innovative program launched at Lviv Polytechnic National University by Lviv IT Cluster together with academics in 2016. For now, there are more than 50 students studying on the program. Internet of Things is an area of producing devices which become “smarter” thanks to Internet connection and programming. Students of IoT program will study Math, Physics, Electronics, but also they learn how to create and present their own projects and work in teams. Starting in September, a new IoT lab will open where students will practice building their own smart devices.
Where: Lviv Polytechnic, Institute of Computer Science and Information Technologies, Computer Science specialization (№122).
Bachelor’s Program in Artificial Intelligence is a new program of Lviv IT Cluster which will be launched at Lviv Polytechnic in September. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is an area of Computer Science which focuses on computers simulating human’s intellect, including thinking, identifying and self-educating. Students of the AI program will study some new subjects as Machine Learning, Data Visualisation, Robototechnic, Human and Computer Interaction etc.
Data Science & Intelligent Systems
Where: Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Faculty of Electronics, Information Systems and Technologies specialization (№126).
Bachelor’s Program in Data Science & Intelligent Systems will also be launched in September. During the second year, students will be able to choose between four directions: Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Data Analysis, Internet of Things and Smart Solutions & Intelligent Systems. Students will learn how to develop computer systems for identifying human language; how to build autopilots for cars and planes; models which will make decisions on what type of a product or service will be offered to clients depending on their interests and so on. There will be 5 scholarships for the best students provided by WNISEF.
More information can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/Data-Science-Intelligent-Systems-at-LNU-116973138906218/
Where: Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Faculty of Applied Mathematics, System Analysis specialization.
Data Science is the third new program, created by Lviv IT Cluster together with Lviv universities. Data Science is an interdisciplinary field of Computer Science, where the methods of data analytics are used to get more information and knowledge from the Big Data. This field is closely related to such fields as Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data etc. The program will be designed for two groups of students with 25 scholarships. After the second year of the program, students will have internships at IT companies in Lviv, where they will work on real projects together with IT professionals.
More information can be found here: http://ami.lnu.edu.ua/
Computer Science programs: Computer Science and IT and business analytics
Where: Ukrainian Catholic University
Two Bachelor’s Programs at UCU prepare students who are supposed to get the knowledge and skills for changing the future of Ukraine and the world. The programs are designed to teach students not only the basics of Computer Science but also to develop ethics, business orientation, and communication skills.
Computer Science program (Specialization № 122, Computer Science and IT) is more oriented on technical part and has three specializations: Programming Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning. While Informational Technologies & Business Analysis program (Specialization №124 System analysis) is focused on using practical technologies in business such as business analysis and process automatization.
There are some courses on the program taught in English and also students have an opportunity to participate in English summer schools. Among the lecturers are the international UCU partners and famous professionals from IT companies of Lviv, Ukraine, and other countries.
More information you can find here – https://apps.ucu.edu.ua/ and on the Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/csatucu/
Programs at the IT University “Step Computer Academy”
Where: Step Computer Academy
Step Computer Academy is the first private IT University in Ukraine specialized in IT education. Educational programs are designed with unique author’s methods, and the invited teachers are working at the largest IT companies in Ukraine.
The university offers 5 innovative Bachelor’s programs – Web Development, Web Design, Computer Networks and Cybersecurity, Internet of Things, Software Development. And also four Master”s programs – Big Data Integration and Processing, Big data Modeling, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence.
Besides the Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, students of the university can also obtain international certificates from industry leaders: Microsoft, Cisco, Autodesk, Oracle, Google.
More information here: https://high.itstep.org/