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Bachelor in Applied Information Technology (BAIT)

540 hour(s)

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 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.


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

Target group

Who is the course aimed at?

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.


  • 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".


Assessment methods

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.

Certficate, diploma

The Bachelor’s diploma in Applied Information Technology is delivered by the University of Luxembourg, in conformity with the rules of the Bologna process.

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