The Faculty today
The Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics (MIF) of Vilnius University (VU) delivers teaching and research through four institutes: Data Science and Digital Technologies, Computer Science, Mathematics, and Applied Mathematics. The Faculty offers 9 bachelor’s and 6 master’s courses. Doctoral (PhD) studies are conducted in the areas of informatics, computer engineering, and mathematics.
As of May 2018, the Dean of the Faculty is Associate Professor Paulius Drungilas, a long-time academic at Vilnius University and one of the University’s youngest professors. According to Professor Drungilas, more than 90 % of all students at MIF are state-financed, and are thus the best secondary education graduates of their generation.
The Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, one of the largest faculties of Vilnius University, prepares specialists in the areas of mathematics, informatics, statistics and data analysis. The Faculty’s vision is to be an effectively operated and world-renowned centre for informatics, computer engineering, and mathematics studies and research.
The primary mission of the Faculty is to conduct and develop studies of informatics, computer engineering, and mathematics at all levels, to foster creative and critical-thinking graduates, and to conduct fundamental and applied research and development.