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Masters in Computer Science: Software Engineering & Green ITVrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Study a Masters in Software Engineering & Green IT in Amsterdam
The specialization Software engineering and Green IT at VU Amsterdam offers a combination that’s unique in the Netherlands. Software engineering applies a systematic and quantifiable approach to the development, execution and maintenance of complex software.
Green IT is the study and practice of environmentally sustainable computing. The combination of Software Engineering and Green IT in one track provides the students with the instruments necessary to gain a holistic understanding of large-scaled and complex software systems, to manage their evolution, assess their quality and environmental impact, quantify their value and sustainability potential, and organize their development in different local- and distributed contexts.
Master in Green IT & Software
Software engineering and Green IT is a broad and comprehensive field, in which engineering plays an important role, next to social, economic and environmental aspects. The field continually evolves, as the types of systems and the world at large do change as well. The field is being influenced by practices and development paradigms such as outsourcing, global software development, service orientation, smart and pervasive computing, and energy-aware software engineering.
- 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...