Faculty of INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES
The Faculty of Information Technologies (FIT) was organized in the
Novosibirsk State University (NSU) in 2000. The Faculty trains versatile
specialists who possess both the fundamental university education and
wide knowledge in the field of modern information technologies. Because
of this the graduates of NSU have prestige at the labor market and are
in great demand.
To maintain the high level of teaching that is traditional for NSU, the
Faculty enlists the services of both the scientists of the Siberian
Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences (SB RAS) and specialists from the
IT-companies that operate in Akademgorodok (Academy Town). Engagement of
scientists makes it possible to maintain high level of basic university
education. Engagement of specialists from IT-companies makes it possible
to teach technical disciplines on the most up-to-date level and
inculcate real practical skills to students.
An agreement with several IT-companies is reached according to which
these companies institute scholarships for students of FIT for successes
in studying and research work.
The specialization is carried out by graduating chairs - system of
informatics, computer systems, general informatics,
information-and-measurement systems, parallel computing, discrete
analysis and operations research.
In agreement with modern educational standards, the following
possibilities are provided: four-year training (the Bachelor Diploma is
granted), five-year training (the Diploma of Specialist is granted), and
six-year training (Magistracy). The Faculty has also post-graduate
The Faculty of Information Technologies is ready to collaborate
with foreign organizations and companies both in the field of training
IT-specialists and in fulfillment of joint projects.