Call for Applications for the academic year 2021-2022 until 5th July

//Call for Applications for the academic year 2021-2022 until 5th July

Call for Applications for the academic year 2021-2022 until 5th July

The Department of Informatics & Telecommunications of the National and Kapodistrian University of
Athens (NKUA), in collaboration with the “ATHENA” Research Center, and the Biomedical Research
Foundation of the Academy of Athens, invites applications for admission to the MSc Program “Data
Science and Information Technologies” (DSIT), offering two specializations:
1. Big Data and Artificial Intelligence
2. Bioinformatics – Biomedical Data Science

The overall program and all coursework are expected to evolve as in previous years respecting, of
course, any health measures that may become necessary due to the pandemic.
All coursework and lectures are conducted in English. The goal of the program, now in its 4th year, is
to provide top-quality graduate education in Informatics, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine
Learning, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. The two specializations have been designed
according to international standards in order to meet the needs of the European academia and job market.
The program admits up to 20 students per specialization. The duration of studies is 3 academic semesters
(90 ECTS), including one for the completion of an MSc Thesis (30 ECTS). The fees are € 900 / semester.
For further information please see our website The program is directed by Professor
Dimitrios Gunopulos (NKUA).

Applications shall be submitted entirely online at with
recommendation letters sent directly by referees to the email: Applications must
be submitted between June 7 to July 5, 2021, inclusive.

First degree (BSc) holders in Computer Science, Mathematics, Applied Math, Engineering, Biology,
Medicine, and related subjects from Greek or foreign Universities are welcome to apply. Graduates of
non-Greek institutions should consult the Hellenic NARIC organization (
regarding degree recognition.

Further information, list of supporting documents, rules and regulations
(describing the curriculum and the selection procedure) are available at: For more
information you may contact the program’s secretary Mrs Kanavou,
Professor Dimitrios Gunopulos