Modern organizations cannot function without information and the technology with which they gather, store, compute and make available the information. The successful application of technology is, however, more than just writing computer programs. Computer programs are important, but an understanding of the business within which the organization functions and an understanding of the use of information and information technology to support the objectives of the organization, are far more important.

Informatics is a multi-disciplinary subject, where information, Information Systems, and the integration thereof into the organization, are studied for the benefit of the entire system (individual, organization and community).

The Department of Informatics offers a wide variety of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. Although we have fully equipped computer laboratories that can be used by our students for their practical work, we prefer that they have a laptop and Internet access for their studies.

We are very proud of our relationship with the departments of Information Science and Computer Science – our sister departments in the School of Information Technology, and we are also very proud to be a member of the iSchools Organization.

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