Barclays Enhances Cooperation with VU

Barclays Enhances Cooperation with VU Delegation of Barclays visited Vilnius University recently. VU management and the guests discussed possibilities of further cooperation, reviewed the IT market trends in Lithuania.
A special focus was delivered to a new international cyber security master degree programme, which is being developed by the VU Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics in the meantime. Two programme specializations are projected: security, monitoring, simulation of cyber-attacks and digital analysis of the evidences following the digital crime.

VU cooperation with Barclays started in 2009. Since then Barclay provided VU and MIF in particular, with a wide range of study literature, contributed to the development of study programmes, updated several computer labs, opened a mobile application development laboratory "Innovation Space" in the autumn of 2013. Besides, a number of VU graduates work successfully in Barclays.

"You are like a hidden jewel of Europe, a small state in size, but have great potential for advanced science and research, contributing to the overall well-being of Europe", Michael Harte, the Head of Barclays Operations and Technology Division, described Lithuania at the end of the visit.

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