At a glance

PARTNER INSTITUTION(S) Université du Luxembourg
DURATION 4 semesters
NEXT SESSION October 2021
TIME Courses take place over 4 semesters in the evening (18h00 to 21h00), typically on 3 evenings per week. A total of four modules are taught per semester for a maximum of 140 hours, an average of 10 hours per week over 14 weeks. The entire training lasts two years.
LOCATION Université du Luxembourg, Campus Kirchberg
LANGUAGE(S) English (70%), French (30%)
ASSESSMENT The course evaluation is made by a continuous assessment (at least one intermediate examination per subject and semester) on projects, oral presentations and final examinations. The exact modalities differ per course, but the emphasis is as much as possible put on continuous knowledge control, in addition to final examinations or project defenses. A student who does not pass a course will be allowed to continue his studies and to redo that examination later in one of the two annual exam sessions. In accordance with the rules of the Internal Regulations of the University, a student will have the opportunity to re-register at the University of Luxembourg beyond 2 years to re-pass non-validated exams without additional cost. However, note that the maximal study length of 3 years (6 semesters) may not be exceeded.
CERTIFICATION The Bachelor diploma in Technopreneurship is delivered by the University of Luxembourg, in conformity with the rules of the Bologna process.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
  • Bac+2 with a minimum of 3 years of professional experience in the IT domain, or a “Diplôme de fin d’études secondaires / Diplôme de technicien” or equivalent with a minimum of 6 years of professional experience in the IT domain.
  • Selected candidates must be granted the equivalent of 100 ECTS for their professional experience by the “Commission de validation des acquis professionnels de l’Université”.
REGISTRATION FEES 6.500 € for the 4 semesters.
The candidates as well as their employer can benefit from financial support by the state, under certain conditions.

Objectives

The main programme objective is the strengthening of both operational and theoretical computer skills of its participants. BINFO-CPE provides foundations for basic theoretical knowledge in computer science together with a broad overview on several topics in information technology relevant for the professional world. Most courses are strongly project-based to deepen the practical skills on the concepts introduced in the class meetings. In addition to technical training, the Bachelor tries to enhance relevant soft skills of its students: bilingual French/English curriculum, teachers and classmates from different countries and different cultures.

At the end of the programme, the student is able to:

  • prove knowledge of advanced programming skills for different types of applications;
  • explain key technologies important in information technology (IT);
  • develop the interest and skills base to continue with an academic study of the Master level;
  • communicate in French and English, both written and oral, in a context of teamwork and interaction with people of diverse cultural and technical backgrounds;
  • further develop his/her ability to work independently, analyse situations, anticipate problems and propose solutions in a variety of professional contexts.

Target audience and admission requirements

Target audience

The programme aims at employees, self-employed persons, and job-seekers with some already existing experience with information technology wishing to reinforce their computer skills and validate their professional skills.

The Bachelor is mainly designed for developers, business analysts, network administrators, web masters in all IT-related professional sectors. It can be followed by a “Master en Management de la Sécurité des Systèmes d’Information (MSSI)” at the University of Luxembourg.

Admission requirements

  • Bac+2 with a minimum of 3 years of professional experience in the IT domain, or a “Diplôme de fin d’études secondaires/Diplôme de technicien” or equivalent with a minimum of 6 years of professional experience in the IT domain.
  • Selected candidates must be granted the equivalent of 100 ECTS for their professional experience by the “Commission de validation des acquis professionnels de l’Université”.

Organisation and programme

Organisation

The Bachelor in Applied Information Technology – Continuing Education Programme (BINFO-CEP) offers a programme in information technology which focuses on continuing education for professionals.

Each week, you will participate in lectures and practical work for small groups of approximately 15 students. The requested work can be individual or group work. The courses are taught in English (70%) and French (30%). Most modules include the realisation of practical projects, which will allow you to put into practice the provided theoretical knowledge. Courses take place over 4 semesters in the evening (18h00 to 21h00), typically on 3 evenings per week. A total of four modules are taught per semester for a maximum of 140 hours, an average of 10 hours per week over 14 weeks. The entire training lasts two years.

Programme *

Courses
Semester 1 (20 ECTS)
  • Databases
  • Introduction to programming
  • Mathématiques générales
  • Réseaux informatiques
Semester 2 (20 ECTS)
  • Algorithms and data structures
  • Analyse et conception des logiciels
  • Mathématiques discrètes
  • Operating Systems
Semester 3 (20 ECTS)
  • Algorithms and data structures
  • Analyse et conception des logiciels
  • GUI programming
  • Web programming
Semester 4 (20 ECTS)
  • Blockchains
  • Java for enterprise applications
  • Mobile application development
  • Software testing

* non-contractual, subject to change

Certification

The Bachelor diploma in Technopreneurship is delivered by the Unversity of Luxembourg, in conformity with the rules of the Bologna process.

Registration

Online registration via the website of the University of Luxembourg on the following link.

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Partner institution(s)

University of Luxembourg

The University of Luxembourg, the only public university of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, is a multilingual, international, and research-oriented academic institution with a personal atmosphere. After its foundation in 2003, the university developed rapidly into a centre of excellence for both higher education and top-level research, succeeding at position 17 among all “Young Universities” in the prestigious “2019 Times Higher Education” ranking.

The university is composed of three faculties with 13 different departments and three interdisciplinary research centres. It offers to its 6.423 students from more than 125 countries a total of 13 Bachelor degrees, 42 Master degrees, and 16 vocational trainings for lifelong learning activities. The students benefit from an experienced international teaching body from more than 20 countries. In addition, a mobility semester abroad, supported by Erasmus+ and cooperation agreements with academic institutions worldwide, is mandatory for every Bachelor study.

Research is mainly focused on the 6 pillars “Materials Science”, “Computer Science & ICT Security”, “European and International Law”, “Finance and Financial Innovation”, “Education”, and “Contemporary and Digital History”. This research activity supports major goals of public research in Luxembourg, namely to position the country as a knowledge-based society and to foster innovation that will drive sustainable socio-economic development.

General terms and conditions

Read the general terms and conditions HERE.