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FACULTIES

Faculty of Computer Sciences

Acting Dean

Alexander A. Krylovetsky

Alexander A. KRYLOVETSKY

Address: Room 386, building 1a, 1 Universitetskaya Ploschad, Voronezh

Phone: +7 (473)220-89-09, +7 (473) 220-84-11

Fax: +7 (473) 220-87-55

E-mail: edu@sc.vsu.ru

Website: www.cs.vsu.ru

VKontakte page: vk.com/cs_vsu

Departments

The Faculty of Computer Sciences provides world class higher education in the area of programming, computer sciences, and information technologies!

Four basic principles were taken into consideration when developing the concept for the new faculty in 1999 and later, when shaping the strategy of the faculty development aimed at providing training of specialists in the most modern areas of IT technologies and programming:

  • Matching the global trends and areas for the development of IT technologies and the areas of their application. Matching the level of education in these areas provided by the leading world universities.
  • Maintaining the fundamental traditions of the classical university, in particular the unique traditions of natural faculties at VSU. This includes both the approach to fundamental training and research and a certain (unique) atmosphere at the departments and the faculty as a whole.
  • Maximum interaction with potential employers and world IT brands. Development of new forms of such interaction.
  • Providing conditions for practical classes and individual learning by students.

The analysis of the experience shows that there are no other faculty at the university or any other universities in Voronezh that would match these principles more than the Faculty of Computer Sciences of VSU. This contributes to the high level competencies of its graduates and, as a result, the demand for the “product” of the Faculty of Computer Sciences at the IT market in the region. Our graduates experience no difficulties in finding a job in Moscow, other cities in Russia or any countries in the world (including the USA, England, Germany, South Korea, etc.).

The faculty uses the latest approaches to the organisation of the educational process and individual learning by students. The curriculum is based on the fundamental classical physical and mathematical university education and includes an extensive set of professional disciplines.

The key feature of the Faculty of Computer Sciences is its close collaboration with leading IT companies in the process of shaping the development strategy and the organisation of the educational process. In 2011, the Community Council was created at the faculty which is comprised of the heads of 23 regional IT companies and branches of Russian and international IT companies.

Bachelor's degree

  • 02.03.01 Mathematics and Computer Sciences
    Profiles:
    • Distributed Systems and Artificial Intelligence
    • Quantum Information Theory
  • 09.03.02 Information Systems and Technologies
    Profiles:
    • Information Processing and Machine Learning
    • Information Systems in Enterprise Management
    • Information Systems and Network Technologies
    • Software for Information Systems
    • Information Systems in Telecommunications
    • Information Security and Information Systems
  • 09.03.03 Applied Informatics
    Profiles:
    • Applied Computer Science in Economics
    • Applied Computer Science and State and Municipal Management
  • 09.03.04 Software Engineering
    Profiles:
    • Software Development
    • Software Security
    • IT Project Management
  • 10.03.01 Information Security
    Profile: Computer-Aided System Security

Specialist's degree

  • 10.05.01 Computer Security

Master's degree

  • 02.05.01 Mathematics and Computer Sciences
    Programmes:
    • Computer Modelling and Artificial Intelligence
    • Computer Mathematics
  • 09.04.02 Information Systems and Technologies
    Programmes:
    • Information Systems Design Technology
    • Information Systems Analysis and Synthesis
    • Information Systems Security
    • Communication Technologies
    • IT and Management
    • Artificial Applied Intelligence Systems
    • TEMPUS programme “Computer science as the second major (for university graduates with diplomas in other specialities)”

Academic Staff

The Faculty of Computer Sciences has a unique academic team: over 20 professors and staff members with a DSc degree, over 45 associate professors and PhDs, about 50% of lecturers are heads or employees of leading IT companies in Voronezh.

Educational facilities / resources

The faculty has a state of the art academic and research facilities: over 250 computers, 16 computer laboratories, a supercomputer centre equipped with a high-performance computing multiprocessor cluster, a laboratory of digital medical technologies, which are connected to a vast network with a continuous Internet access and Wi-Fi coverage of the entire territory of the faculty.

Laboratories:

  • Computer Vision Laboratory
  • Laboratory of Network Technologies
  • Supercomputer Centre
  • Laboratory of Medical Cybernetics
  • Centre for the Development of Artificial Intelligence Technologies
  • Laboratory of Physics
  • Laboratory of mobile and gaming systems

Centre for International Academic Programmes at the Faculty of Computer Sciences runs further education courses certified by companies such as Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, and Cisco.

The faculty has educational centres run by companies such as Atos, NetCracker, DSR, Inlinegroup, AT Consulting; it also has representative offices belonging to Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, and the leading IT companies in Voronezh.

The faculty also houses certified laboratories of International Examination Centres Prometric and Pearson VUE where students can get internationally recognised certificates.

The students’ business incubator has also been operating successfully.

Key areas of research

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Image processing and analysis
  • Information technologies in management
  • Computational geometry and geoinformation systems
  • High performance computations and medical informatics

Professors and staff members of the faculty have published over 35 monographs and text books.

Every year, the faculty holds three international scientific conferences.

International partner universities

International programmes and projects

  • ERAMIS "Reseau Europe-Russie-Asie Centrale de masters Informatique Seconde Competence" (2010–2013)
  • ICARUS "Internationalized Curricula Advancement at Russian Universities in the Southern Region" (2011–2015)
  • E3M "Evaluation of Quality of Cooperation in Education Ecosystem as a Mechanism for Building Professional Competencies" (2013–2017)
  • MAGnUS: Developing Master Programmes in Mobile Applications and Game Design at Partner Universities (2019–2023)
  • Courses in English:
    • Mobile Application Software Engineering (MA, 5 ECTS)
    • Testing Mobile Applications and Computer Games (MA, 4 ECTS)
    • Mobile Operating Systems (MA, 2 ECTS)
    • Economics of Mobile Applications and Computer Games (MA, 3 ECTS)
    • Mobile Application Programming Basics (MA, 4 ECTS)
    • Computer Architecture and Organization (MA, 4 ECTS)
    • Computer Networks (BA, 4 ECTS)
    • Data Mining (BA, 4 ECTS)
    • Web Development (BA, 4 ECTS)
    • Operating Systems (BA, 4 ECTS)
    • Systems Engineering (BA, 4 ECTS)
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