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Apply for the new bachelor program of future IT leaders

On May 20, the submission of applications starts for the ambitious Baltic IT Leadership Bachelor Program Computer Science and Organizational Technologies, jointly created by the University of Latvia (LU) and the Riga Technical University (RTU), in cooperation with the State University of New York at Buffalo (UB). The program will be coordinated by RTU Riga Business School (RBS).

The new Baltic IT Leadership Bachelor Program Computer Science and Organizational Technologies will be the first interdisciplinary ICT program in English in Northern Europe, which will provide students with comprehensive knowledge of IT in four years. This is a unique opportunity for young people to become highly qualified IT leaders in the nearest future. They will learn to program, to run companies, to see the bigger picture, make strategic decisions, and be a leader in today’s digital world.

The new program includes the core subjects required for any computer science (CS) program, and provides students with a broad choice of electives in CS and non-CS disciplines, for example, natural sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities. Starting from the third year, students will be able to choose a specialisation. One of two specializations in CS: Artificial intelligence and data representation or Algorithms and computer security. Or one of two specializations in business administration: Finance or General management. The students can attend the entire program in Riga or spend a year or more at UB to earn a degree also from the UB.

At graduation, students will be awarded a bachelor’s degree in computer management and computer science, with a double diploma of RTU and LU.

Students with excellent learning achievements and/or insufficient financial support will be eligible for scholarships provided by companies from the finance and IT industry.

Students can submit their documents from May 20 until June 26. Do not miss your chance to get a bachelor degree at an international university. More information about the admission process and criteria here.

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