PhD - Informatics

- The studies last 3 years and have the extent of 180 ECTS 
- This Study Program became active since the 2015/16. school year

1st Year


1st Semester
  Course name No. of hours
ECTS
1. A course from optional block A1  4+6  9
2. A course from optional block A2  4+6  9
3. A course from optional block B1  4+6  9
4. Seminar paper 1  0+2  3
2nd Semester
  Course name No. of hours ECTS
1. A course from optional block A3  4+6  9
2. A course from optional block A4  4+6  9
3. A course from optional block B2  4+6  9
4. Seminar paper 2
 0+2  3
Total  64  60


2nd Year


3rd Semester
  Course name No. of hours
ECTS
1. A course from optional block B3
 4+6  9
2. Preparation for Thesis Topic Submission
 0+15  21
4th Semester
  Course name No. of hours
ECTS
1. Preparation of Doctoral Dissertation 1
 0+0  30
Total  25  60


3rd Year


5th Semester
  Course name No. of hours
ECTS
1. Preparation of Doctoral Dissertation 2
 0+0  30
6th Semester
  Course name No. of hours
ECTS
1. Preparation of Doctoral Dissertation 3
 0+0  30
Total  0  60


Optional block (Group A)
  Course name No. of hours
ECTS
1. Bioinformatics
4+6 9
2. Selected topics in Bioinformatics 4+6 9
3. Design and Analysis of Algorithms - Advanced Concepts 4+6 9
4. Cryptography - Advanced Concepts 4+6 9
5. Text Algorithms - Advanced Concepts 4+6 9
6. Computational Complexity 4+6 9
7. Computability Theory - Advanced Topics 4+6 9
8. Advanced Computer Architecture 4+6 9
9. Computer Networks- Advanced Concepts 4+6 9
10. Digital Image Processing - Advanced Topics 4+6 9
11. Semantics of Programming Languages 4+6 9
12. Design and Implementation of Functional Programming Languages 4+6 9
13. Formal Methods - Advanced Topics 4+6 9
14. Machine Learning 4+6 9
15. Automated Theorem Proving 4+6 9
16. Interactive Theorem Proving 4+6 9
17. Topics in Theoretical Computer Science 4+6 9
18. Natural Language Processing 4+6 9
19. Symbolic Computation 4+6 9
20. Swarm Intelligence Algorithms
4+6 9
21. Computational Intelligence - Advanced Concepts 4+6 9
22. Genetic Algorithms 4+6 9
23. Databases – Advanced Concepts 4+6 9
24. Database Theory 4+6 9
25. XML Databases 4+6 9
26. Data Mining  - Advanced Topics 4+6 9
27. Database Design - Advanced Topics 4+6 9
28. Data Mining in Bioinformatics - Advanced Topics 4+6 9
29. Semantic Web 4+6 9
30. Information Retrieval and Web Searching 4+6 9
31. Constraint Programming 4+6 9
32. Script Languages and Web Programming 4+6 9
33. Web Tools and Languages 4+6 9
34. Software Development - Advanced Concepts 4+6 9
35. XML Technologies 4+6 9


Optional block (Group B)
  Course name No. of hours
ECTS
1. A course from optional block A    
4+6 9
2. Optional course from other relevant Faculty programmes
4+6 9