Information Technology | Collegium Da Vinci Poznań
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Information Technology student

Information Technology

Information Technology

IT AND PROGRAMMING STUDIES IN POZNAŃ | Study in poland

Become:

  • a programmer
  • an administrator responsible for managing and maintaining IT infrastructure

Specialization paths:

  • web and mobile apps
  • cloud developer
  • computer networks

Study description

IT studies at CDV are focused on teaching practical skills. You’ll be provided with up-to-date knowledge and the latest solutions only. We work closely with numerous major IT companies, including Trecom, Whalla Labs, and Netguru.

Our graduates are IT specialists with an engineering degree, i.e. people who create, develop, and deploy (apply) technologies that the modern world is based on. We educate specialists demanded by the market as well as conscious users and consumers of information and communication technologies.

By studying IT, you’ll gain knowledge in areas such as:

  • future competencies
  • programming
  • artificial intelligence
  • databases
  • computer networks
  • information systems security
  • Internet of Things
  • cloud computing

Study in a different way in CDV

PRACTICAL

Learn from the best - put practice over theory

Up to 85% of the courses in CDV are purely practical. You gain knowledge and experience during workshops, exercises or internships, by cooperating with lecturers-practitioners. You will be supported in the development of practical skills by the Practicality Center, and your studies will be crowned with a bachelor's thesis.

INDIVIDUALIZATION

You decide what you want to learn

The studies are tailored to the expectations and needs of each student. The university has prepared a number of interesting modules from which you can create your own timetable. You decide what you want to learn during your studies, you choose the modules that interest you and shape the path of your development!

COMPETENCES AND TALENTS

Develop talent and do what you are good at!

Learning at CDV is based on a competence package defined for each field of study - the Da Vinci Model gives you a chance to flexibly create your education path with the support of experts, among others tutors, mentors or representatives of the business environment. We believe that everyone has an individual and unique potential, the development of which is the shortest way to mastery, success and life fulfillment. We will support you in discovering, strengthening and using in practice your natural predispositions.

The most important areas in the program

Check what basic issues you will explore during your studies and choose additional modules according to your interests. Nothing prevents you from choosing classes in other fields - the choice is yours! Define your own learning path.

basics of programing
algorithms and data structures
Operating Systems
artificial intelligence
game development
object oriented programming
Computer Networks
IoT and Cloud Computing

Sample learning paths

Web and mobile apps

Do you want to become a programmer, tester or app administrator, design online, web, and multimedia apps, manage databases or work as a helpdesk specialist?

Choose this path and gain the latest knowledge!

Choose this path if you want to:

  • design graphic interfaces and websites
  • learn advanced object-oriented programming
  • design web apps
  • use cloud solutions for web app design
  • create apps using a framework, the MVC pattern

Career perspectives

  • Programmer
  • Graphic interface and web designer

Suggested modules

  • structured programming
  • system programming
  • graphic interface and web design
  • advanced object-oriented programming
  • machine learning
  • web app design
  • using cloud solutions for web app design
  • creating apps using a framework, the MVC pattern
  • mobile apps

Remember that:

The Da Vinci education model allows you to completely personalize your educational path. You decide by yourself or with the support of a tutor what interests you and what you want to learn.

In the rapidly changing labor market, the most important, next to the directional competences, are the so-called competences of the future, such as creativity, team cooperation, entrepreneurship, or solving complex problems, which you will acquire at Collegium Da Vinci.

You decide what you learn! You choose the modules that interest you.

The university career office will help you find paid internships with our partners and find a job after graduation.

In Poland, the average gross monthly salary of a software tester is PLN 8,100, while a programmer/developer earns PLN 10,000.

Source: pracuj.pl

Computer networks

The Computer networks path is for those who want to work in IT as administrators or designers of IT infrastructure.

Choose this path if you want to:

  • manage wireless networks
  • manage network systems
  • learn the basics of networks and system network security
  • learn the basics of server systems
  • work on the security of operating systems

Career perspectives

  • IT System Administrator
  • IT Infrastructure Designer

Suggested modules

  • documentation and automation
  • wireless network management
  • multiscale solutions
  • network systems administration
  • system applications for network administrators
  • the basics of networks and system network security
  • the basics of server systems

Remember that:

The Da Vinci education model allows you to completely personalize your educational path. You decide by yourself or with the support of a tutor what interests you and what you want to learn.

In the rapidly changing labor market, the most important, next to the directional competences, are the so-called competences of the future, such as creativity, team cooperation, entrepreneurship, or solving complex problems, which you will acquire at Collegium Da Vinci.

You decide what you learn! You choose the modules that interest you.

The university career office will help you find paid internships with our partners and find a job after graduation.

In Poland, the average gross monthly salary of a software tester is PLN 8,100, while a programmer/developer earns PLN 10,000.

Source: pracuj.pl

Cloud Engineer

The role of IT specialists is changing with the rise of cloud computing.

Cloud computing refers to storing information or accessing apps in the cloud, a private online location or a third-party server located in a data center.

Choose this path if you want to:

  • configure the environment of cloud solutions
  • deploy and manage Compute Engine, Google Kubernetes Engine, Cloud Run, and Cloud Functions
  • deploy and manage data storage resources
  • deploy and manage network resources

Perspektywy zawodowe

  • Cloud Solutions Developer
  • Cloud Engineer

Proponowane moduły

  • Google Cloud Computing Foundations
  • Associate Cloud Engineer

Remember that:

The Da Vinci education model allows you to completely personalize your educational path. You decide by yourself or with the support of a tutor what interests you and what you want to learn.

In the rapidly changing labor market, the most important, next to the directional competences, are the so-called competences of the future, such as creativity, team cooperation, entrepreneurship, or solving complex problems, which you will acquire at Collegium Da Vinci.

You decide what you learn! You choose the modules that interest you.

The university career office will help you find paid internships with our partners and find a job after graduation.

In Poland, the average gross monthly salary of a software tester is PLN 8,100, while a programmer/developer earns PLN 10,000.

Source: pracuj.pl

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    INFORMATION CLAUSE

    Why it’s the right choice?

    • Engineering degree

      You’ll receive a diploma in engineering upon graduation.

    • Minimum mathematics and physics

      Mathematics and physics classes are reduced to the minimum required to understand IT notions.

    • 3+2 (3 days at the university, 2 days at the company/employer)

      You can combine studying with additional workshops, training, internships, and apprenticeships throughout the course of study according to the 3+2 model

    • Group projects

      Learning includes group projects and solving concrete and real-life case studies together with practitioners.

    • Exercises with network hardware

      Exercises with network hardware allow you to configure, for example, packet forwarding routes. Exercises involving modern network hardware and technologies take place at Trecom’s laboratory.

    • Free software

      As a CDV student, you’ll have access to a free Microsoft Office Pro Plus 365 suite.

    • Practical classes

      87% of classes are practical and workshop-based – they involve working on a project with a team.

    • Valuable internships

      During your studies, you’ll complete 700 hours of professional internships.

    • You can choose Japanese as an elective module.

      Praca dyplomowa to projekt, często zespołowy, podczas którego opracowujesz rozwiązania rzeczywistych problemów.

    • Dissertation projects

      A dissertation project is usually a group project requiring you to develop solutions to real problems.

    Curriculum

    Full-time studies

    • 3,5 years

      Duration

    • 7

      Number of semesters

    • 2822

      Number of hours

    Teaching staff

    Janina Rudowicz-Nawrocka, BEng, PhD

    Dean of the Faculty of Information Technology and Visual Communication

    Janina Rudowicz-Nawrocka, BEng, PhD

    Dean of the Faculty of Information Technology and Visual Communication

    expandAbout me

    expandA graduate of the University of Technology in the field of Computer Science. She defended her doctoral thesis with distinction in the field of computer science applied in agricultural sciences. For many years she worked in IT departments as a server or network administrator, implementor and trainer. She conducts didactics primarily in the field of operational systems and spatial information systems. Research interests concentrate on the use of information technology and popularization of knowledge and common sense. Author of several dozen scientific and popular science articles on the use of information technology, primarily in agricultural engineering, and co-author of the monograph on meat cattle breeding. Head of the national project on the use of aero laps in monitoring grassland, contractor in European projects concerning the development of the data exchange standard (agriXchange) and applications of Internet solutions of the Future (FIware technology) in the creation of smart applications for the agri-food sector. A member of the Polish Society of Spatial Information, the Polish Society of the Application of Information Technologies in Agriculture, Food and Forest Economy and the Polish Society of Agricultural Engineering. Marked by the President of the Republic of Poland with the Bronze Medal for Long-Term Service. Initiator and producer of various social actions. Co-founder and co-editor of the cultural magazine ŌKŌ.

    expandCurious about

    expandShe spends her free time working in the garden, doing sports (e.g. karate) and searching for beef from meat breeds in Poland.

    Krzysztof Nowakowski, BEng, PhD

    Rector of Collegium Da Vinci

    Krzysztof Nowakowski, BEng, PhD

    Rector of Collegium Da Vinci

    expandAbout me

    expandManager with many years of experience in the education sector, associated with business and education from the beginning of his professional career. An IT specialist by education, who carried out scientific work in the field of artificial intelligence and computer image analysis. Promoter of many engineering, master’s and doctoral theses. Author and executor of many scientific publications and national and foreign research projects.

    expandAn employee of the University of Life Sciences in Poznań in 2007-2016. Since 2004, he has been associated with non-public higher education. First as a lecturer, then Vice-Dean and Dean of the Faculty of Computer Science and Visual Communication. Since 2012, he has been the Rector of the University of Humanities and Journalism, which in 2014 changed its name to Collegium Da Vinci. He successfully transformed the university, which ended with the implementation of the practical education model and multi-level cooperation with the socio-economic environment

    expandIn his spare time, he pursues two passions: photography and hiking in the mountains.

    Robert Tomczak, BEng, PhD

    Lecturer

    Robert Tomczak, BEng, PhD

    Lecturer

    expandAbout me

    expandA graduate of Poznan University of Life Sciences: the Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry. Specialization: information technology in Agricultural engineering.

    expandHe defended his PhD thesis on the analysis of a complex acoustic signal with the use of neural networks in 2008. His scientific interests include issues related to artificial intelligence, neural networks and their practical use as well as the effective use of modern information technologies. In the years 2001-2013, the administrator of network and information systems, the coordinator for the security of networks and information systems (on behalf of the Rector) at Poznan University of Life Sciences. He also dealt with others designing solutions and administering server, network and access systems for the university.

    expandCurious about:

    expandIn addition to science, he deals with the implementation of security systems and the management of computer systems and networks. Passionate about Free Software and creativity on open licenses. He devotes free time to photography, vehicle mechanics, network security analyses and network systems.

    Adam Czajka, BEng, PhD

    Lecturer

    You can met me:

    Information Technology

     

    Adam Czajka, BEng, PhD

    Lecturer

    expandAbout me

    expandIn 1997 he graduated with honors from Poznan University of Technology, Faculty of Computer Science. He defended his doctorate in the field of “Real Time Systems” in 2000. Member of the Polish Information Technology Society and the American ACM (Association for Computer Machinery, USA). He is an enthusiast of the Business Model Canvas methodology. He was the mentor for startups during “IBM SmartCamp 2014” – IBM Global Entrepreneur program (Warsaw, Poland). His area of ​​interest is wide and includes primarily: Docker microservices, Microsoft.NET, C #, image processing and modern Internet and mobile applications (including IoT and Cloud applications). He participated in the creation of the human eye registration system of the Swedish company Permobil Meditech AB (Sundsvall, Sweden) and the audience viewing system produced by the German company MediaScore GmbH (Cologne, Germany). Currently, he is the CTO (Chief Technology Officer) in the German company Di Support GmbH (Frankfurt, Germany) and the Managing Director in the Polish software branch of this company. He has been working at Collegium da Vinci since 2003. He lectures for students in the field of object-oriented programming. In her free time, she loves to play board games with sons.

    Tomasz Tyksiński, PhD

    Dean's Representative of the Faculty of Information Technology and Visual Communication

    You can met me:

    Information Technology

    Tomasz Tyksiński, PhD

    Dean's Representative of the Faculty of Information Technology and Visual Communication

    expandAbout me

    expandA graduate of the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science at UAM, he obtained his PhD in data security.

    expandScientific interests focus on the security of computer systems, widely understood cryptology, as well as on programming, algorithmics and computational complexity.

    expandI am curious

    expandA light-hearted audiophile and record collector, maniacally watches movies and reads old fantasy.

    Maciej Zakrzewicz, BEng, PhD, DSc

    Lecturer

    Maciej Zakrzewicz, BEng, PhD, DSc

    Lecturer

    expandAbout me

    expandSpecializes in database systems, data mining, internet application architecture, Java programming, design and implementation of information systems, e-commerce, e-government, data warehouses, data analysis.

    expandHe conducts research, designs and implements IT trainings, develops IT strategies, manages IT projects, and organizes IT conferences.

    expandHe is the author of about 100 publications, including in the field of discovering frequent collections, processing of exploration queries, adaptive web servers, database indexing techniques, tuning of database systems, Java standards for databases and for multi-layer applications.

    Michał Sajkowski, BEng, PhD

    Lecturer

    Michał Sajkowski, BEng, PhD

    Lecturer

    expandAbout me

    expandMichał Sajkowski holds a PhD in technical sciences in the discipline of computer science, in the specialty of computer networks.

    expandHe is an adjunct at the Faculty of Information Technology and Visual Communication. He lectures and laboratories in the sphere of  computer networks.

    expandDr. Sajkowski’s research interests concern the engineering of computer network protocols.

    Jarosław Kowalczyk

    Deputy Head of the Department of Information Technology

    You can meet me

    Information Technology

    Jarosław Kowalczyk

    Deputy Head of the Department of Information Technology

    About me

    expandThe dean’s representative for Game and Interactive Media Design at Collegium Da Vinci and lecturer at the Communication Design department at the School of Form in Poznań. Artistic director with many years of experience in the computer games industry in the United States. He worked, among others on the world’s hit games: Medal of Honor and Call of Duty. His experience and interests cover a wide range of game production, in particular: graphic art for games, organization of teamwork and production systems. He lectured and led the Game Art and Design department at the Art Institute in Los Angeles. His best students currently work in the most renowned computer game companies such as Bilzzard, Infinity Ward, Treyarch, Electronic Arts and CD Project Red.

    I am curious

    expandI am fascinated by human nature – everything that determines our ups and downs. This knowledge is also useful when designing games and UX, or player’s experience. My real passion is conceptual painting for games (concept art).

    Miroslaw Szyper, M.Eng.

    Head of the Department of Information Technology

    Meet me:

    Information Technology

    Miroslaw Szyper, M.Eng.

    Head of the Department of Information Technology

    expandAbout me

    expandA graduate of the Poznań University of Technology in the field of Computer Science. Master’s thesis is dedicated to wireless IP monitoring powered by an autonomous energy source. I conduct teaching in the field of programming and operating systems. I have many years of experience in conducting courses in programming web applications, administration of computer labs and an e-learning platform. I am also an examiner of the Regional Examination Commission in Poznań.

    expandCurious about

    expandI am interested in programming, in particular the Laravel framework fascinates me. I like spending my free time in an active way, especially long distance swimming and street workout.

    Piotr Jaszczak

    Consultant | Trainer | Representative for the quality of services at the Legal Education Foundation, member of the Presidium of the Employers' Council of Collegium Da Vinci

    Meet me:

    Information Technology

    Piotr Jaszczak

    Consultant | Trainer | Representative for the quality of services at the Legal Education Foundation, member of the Presidium of the Employers' Council of Collegium Da Vinci

    expandAbout me 

    expandI am a graduate of the Faculty of Management at the University of Economics in Poznań in the field of Management, specializing in Enterprise Management.

    expandFor almost 30 years, I cooperated with an IT company, where I worked in managerial positions – Service Manager, Service Department Director, IT Services and Support Director. I created a network of 14 branches of the company and managed a team of 130 employees throughout the country. I am the author of many executive processes and procedures, resulting, among others,  from the guidelines of ISO 9001 and ISO 20000 standards and managed projects. I have made many changes in the department I manage and mapped the most important processes that are the basis of the company’s operation in the field of services. As a project manager, I have managed over 40 nationwide projects related to information technology. I also implemented service quality management systems based on the assumptions of ISO 9001 and ISO 20000.

    expandFor over 15 years I have been conducting trainings, lectures, exercises and workshops. I share my experience and knowledge with everyone who wants to improve their competences in the field of service, quality, project, change or process management.

    expandCurious about

    expandI am found of photography, traveling and visiting interesting places, I like to play the guitar, listen to good music, especially from a good old black disc.

    Krzysztof Hyzorek

    Lecturer

    Meet me:

    Information Technology

    Krzysztof Hyzorek

    Lecturer

    expandAbout me 

    expandI am a graduate of the Faculty of Technical Physics at the Poznań University of Technology, obtained my doctorate from the Institute of Molecular Physics of the Polish Academy of Sciences.

    expandResearch interests include computer simulations of physical phenomena. I am also involved in popularizing science and creating educational applications.

    expandCurious about 

    expandIn addition to work, my passion is writing novels. Other important interests include calisthenics, literature, and game development in Unity 3D.

    Bartosz Rakowski

    Lecturer

    Meet you:

    Information Technology

    Bartosz Rakowski

    Lecturer

    expandAbout me

    expandA man of many professions, focusing on versatility with an emphasis on development and creativity. I started working in advertising, created applications, industrial design, interfaces, websites, polygraphs, illustrations, invented advertising slogans, created special effects, TV commercials, made 3d models, architectural visualizations, dealt with animation and managed teams.

    expandCurrently, I deal mainly with level design, graphic creation and project management. President and co-founder of the Atomic Jelly studio, which creates ambitious games with an emphasis on storytelling.

    expandI am curious

    expandA lover of good coffee, history, role-playing games, new technologies, broadly understood art, fascinated by the phenomenon of Demoscene, where I has been an active creator since the 90s. In free time, I am an amateur athlete, starting with running, through powerlifting and ending with sports shooting. I do what I like in life and get paid for it.

    Leszek Wanat, PhD

    Lecturer

    Meet me: 

    Information Technology

    Leszek Wanat, PhD

    Lecturer

    About me

    expandPhD in economics, engineer, graduate of the Poznan University of Life Sciences
    (PULS) and Poznan University of Economics and Business (PUEB). Active university
    lecturer, research and management experience in economics, e-commerce and
    business informatics.

    Curious about

    expandPeople, computer science and ballroom dancing.

    Fees and discounts

    Submit the complete set of documents by July 12 ⠀⠀⠀⠀
    and do not pay the registration fee!

    Special discount for CDV and WSNHID graduates!

    • 0 PLN
      registration fee
    • 270 EUR
      exemption from one of the 12 installments for full-time studies

    Registration fee

    • 0 PLN
      until July 12
    • 85 PLN
      from July 13

    Full-time studies one-year tuition

    • 12x
      270 EUR
      payment in 12 installments
    • 2x
      1620 EUR
      payment in 2 installments
    • 1x
      3240 EUR
      one-time payment

    At Collegium Da Vinci, you can apply for the same scholarships as public university students, a special scholarship awarded by the Chancellor, and a student allowance.

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    Enrollment

    The application form must be filled out in English.

    Apply 

    *Please make sure that your personal data is correct

    1)  Documents from the application platform must be printed out and signed on each page: personal questionnaire, application, agreement (2 copies), regulations for fees (2 copies) and student oath.

    *applicants under 18 should also remember:

    agreement and regulations for fees shoul be signed not only by the applicants, but also by the parents/parent or legal guardian, parents/ parents or legal guardian should fill out the statement

    * signature should include: name, surname and your personal handwritten signature.

    2 ) High school certificate or relevant document obtained abroad, legalized or with an apostille  attached (if the country that issued your certificate is on the list), which authorizes you to apply for enrolment at a higher learning institution. This must be in line with Polish regulations on the recognition of foreign school certificates.

    *Non-legalized documents will not be accepted in Poland for the process of recognition of your certificate acquired with foreign education documents not later than the end of the first study semester. The recognition of the high school certificate takes place in Kuratorium Oświaty in Poznan.

    3) Eligibility letter – confirmation from the Ministry of Education stating that your high school certificate certificate (serial number) issued by (name of school or other institution that gave you this certificate) on the date gives you permission to continue studies at the university level.

    4) Confirmation of registration fee

    0 Euro early registration until 12.07.2022
    20 Euro – from 13.07.2022
    CDV account details for registration fee payment:

    BZ WBK S.A

    Ul. Gen. Wł. Sikorskiego 2-8

    53-569 Wrocław

    PL 79 1090 1476 0000 0001 3626 7962

    KOD SWIFT :WBKPPLPP

    *Please remember that if you have not received your high school certificate as well as eligibility letter yet, your application may get the status of place reservation only on the basis of the signed application documents.

    *Please, keep in mind that all documents submitted in a language other than Polish, Russian, Ukrainian or English must be translated into Polish by a sworn-in translator.

    Your documents should be sent on email admissions@cdv.pl and after verification to the address below:

    Collegium Da Vinci

    International Student Office

    10 Gen. T. Kutrzeby Street

    61-719 Poznań

    Poland

     

    Your English Language level- B1 (Intermediate) can be proved:

    Option 1: International English language certificate

    Option 2: English proficiency examination, consisting of two parts: written test and oral communication.

    It will be held by means of distance communication (Google Form, Zoom). Detailed information on the organization will be sent by e-mail after registering for the examination.

    Examination dates:

    • 26.04.2022
    • 19.05.2022
    • 14.06.2022
    • 27.06.2022
    • 07.07.2022
    • 27.07.2022
    • 08.08.2022
    • 25.08.2022
    • 05.09.2022
    • 22.09.2022

    The date for the interview is to be confirmed with International Student Coordinator.

    After all the required original documents are positively verified, the status of your application will be “accepted”

    International Student Coordinator will transfer you a proper set of documents that confirm your status and may be used for visa purposes.

    * visa procedures may also require full annual tuition payment upon applying

    Consult us to know the specific details: admissions@cdv.pl

    • Please remember to obtain your insurance policy that will cover medical treatment costs incurred in the event of illness or accident while studying in Poland or an European Health Insurance Card. This document is important for your safe stay in Poland.
    • CDV offers student dormitory Polonez Student Depot that is only 5 mins walk from the university.

    Polonez Student Depot

    Applicants with “place reservation” status receive an email from International Student Coordinator with booking details.

    • What do I have to do once I come to Poland?
      Important! Once you come to Poland start the process of recognition of your certificate acquired with foreign education documents. Bring the decision of recognition to your coordinator not later than the end of the first study semester. The recognition of the high school certificate takes place in Kuratorium Oswiaty in Poznan.

    Address:

    Kuratorium Oświaty w Poznaniu
    ul. Kościuszki 93, 61-716 Poznań
    tel. (61) 854 17 26, fax (61) 852 31 69
    e-mail: kancelaria@ko.poznan.pl

    For the purpose of recognition, the student has to bring documents translated into Polish by a certified/sworn translator.

    • Remember that for minors living in Poland without parents, it is very important to get a legal guardian.

    Do you have any questions? Please contact me!

    Kateryna Suprun

    admission@cdv.pl

    +48 697 691 256

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