Big Data and Extreme Computing

University of Amsterdam

Partner University: University of Amsterdam

Place of Study: Netherlands
Outcome (diploma or credits): Master of Science (ITMO University) Master of Science (University of Amsterdam)
Duration: 2 Years, including one semester in the University of Amsterdam 120 credits
Language: English
Application Deadline: 01 July 2017
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree in the field of computational science or equivalent, with excellent/good grades. CV & motivation letter. Upper-intermediate level of English. For admission to the partner university IELTS or TOEFL may be required.
Price: 183 500 RUR for Russian citizens 203 500 for foreign citizens (price noted is for first 2 semesters at ITMO, price for the second year will be set by Partner University).

Big Data and Extreme Computing Double Degree Master’s Program:

ITMO University:

1st Semester:

Modern informational theory 3 credits
Introduction to computational Science 3 credits
Foreign language 3 credits
Internet and web technologies 4 credits
Stochastic mathematical models 6 credits

2nd Semester:

Parallel algorithms of data analysis and synthesis 6 credits
Models and Methods of Multidimensional Data Analysis 4 credits
Infrastructures and technologies for big data processing 6 credits

Introduction to eScience and eEngineering technologies (OR) Machine learning

4 credits


University of Amsterdam:

3rd Semester:

Urgent Computing 6 credits

Decision support systems based on Big Data (OR) Scalable computational algorithms

4 credits
Big multimedia data processing and analysis / Domain specific Big Data technologies / Scheduling in distributed computing systems and environments  - CHOOSE 3 OF 5 COURSES 3 credits

4th Semester:

Master Thesis 18 credits
State Exam 6 credits
Internship 6 credits


Both universities:

Research Work 8 credits
Individual Research Project 2 credits
Group Work 2 credits
Group project in the chosen specialization 2 credits


Oksana Lavrova
Department of High Performance Computing
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