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Best Educational Programs: INFORMATICS AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

PSKOV STATE UNIVERSITY

Department of Information Science and Computer Engineering

Bachelor’s program

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LEKHIN, Sergei Nikiforovich

Head of Department

 


Awards and achievements of the educational program. The program was top ranked within the project Best Educational Programs of Innovative Russia in 2011, 2014, and 2017.

Teaching staff. Experienced and well-qualified teaching staff ensure high quality of specialist training. The leading educators from Saint Petersburg universities and representatives of employer companies are involved in the program delivery.

University partners within the educational program. The regional Center of Information Technologies, the First Soft IT company, the Special Design Company of Computer Engineering, the IT Service company.

Students’ achievements. The department cooperates with industry-related enterprises and organizations. Senior students can combine their studies with employment. Students succeed in all the spheres of computer engineering and information technologies. Some students launched their own IT companies dealing with design, promotion and support of software products. Students take an active part in prestigious international contests in programming, the IT Planet olympiad, the I-Olymp contest, championships in mathematical and logical games, world championships in programming. In some nominations students win in the Northwestern Federal District; they also take winning places in contest finals. Graduates from the Bachelor’s program can pursue their Master’s and postgraduate degrees.

Facilities and resources. Students can do sports, develop their talents, volunteer at the university. There is a student research center at the department. Students take part in annual research conferences and study tours to HEIs abroad. Lecture rooms, computer and research labs are equipped with state-of-the-art facilities.

Opportunities for students. Students take part in academic mobility programs, present in international conferences, take one semester courses at HEIs abroad, develop their creative capacity in different university centers. For the exceptional achievements in academic, research and social activities students are awarded scholarships granted by the regional authorities, the Government and the President of the Russian Federation; some are awarded enhanced scholarship.

Employment prospects. Programmer, system administrator, specialist for design and setting of computer networks.