The Department of Informatics and Telecommunications of the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, 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.

All coursework and lectures are in English. The goal of the program, now in its 3rd year, is to provide top-quality 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 see our website The program is coordinated by Professor I. Emiris (U. Athens, and ATHENA RC).

Applications shall be submitted entirely online at, starting on June 6, until Monday, June 22, 2020, July 5, 2020.

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, including application form, 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, at +30-210-7275337 or  [email protected].