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Study a Masters in High Performance Computing in Amsterdam
The Master in Computer Science studies the technology that has become ubiquitous in our global, connected society. Traditionally, the computer had been the primary object of study. Nowadays, globally distributed information processing services have taken center stage, with the Internet connecting a wide variety of information processing devices, ranging from mobile phones to data centers operated by the world leadership companies.
The technical side of the computer science program deals with computer operations, like system software, computer networks, and programming environments. The theoretical foundations cover, for example, limits of what can be computed, computational efficiency, correctness, and the intricacies of concurrent execution.
Software engineering studies construction and maintenance of large and often mission-critical software systems that need to be maintained by large teams of people. Because of its prominent role in everyday life, non-functional aspects of information technology are gaining importance in Computer Science, most notably the energy efficiency of data centers, and the security of computer systems.
- A Bachelor's degree in Computer science or closely related relevant field from an accredited research university including at least three full years of academic study amounting a minimum of 180 ECTS or equivalent.
- Motivation, background and personality (motivation letter, CV and personal reference).
- Proof of sufficient proficiency in English.
Tuition & fees
The cost of this program for students of EU/EEA countries is €2,060.
Welcome to Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is an internationally renowned research university founded in 1880 . The university offers over 120 English taught programs at Bachelor’s, Master’s and doctoral level. Students and staff of 84 nationalities create a dynamic international academic community. The...