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The Computer Science programme has the following specializations:

    1. Computer Science and Advanced Data Analytics , a programme related to the research areas of LIACS.
    2. Bioinformatics
    3. Data Science.
    4. Computer Science and Science Based Business
    5. Computer Science and Communication & Society
    6. Computer Science and Education

Formal Details

The duration of the study is 24 months (full time), starting September 1 or February 1 (specialization only February 1). This corresponds with 120 EC (1 EC = 28 hours of work).

You can find here information on how to apply

Admission is normally based on a B.Sc. degree in computer science (university or HBO). All other cases (other degrees, foreign degrees) are individually decided by the admission committee.

Last edited on 17 Feb 2017 at 13:22