Competitive programming group

Competitive programming is a mind sport in which you must solve as many problems as possible within a time limit (usually 4 to 5 hours) in a team of 3 competitors. Since 1st of September of 2021 Pierre Talbot, Gabriel Duflo and Florian Felten (members of the BiCS teaching staff) are leading a group aimed … Continued

First meeting between the BiCS office and the BiCS’ SPRs

On Monday 15 November, 2021 the first general meeting of the academic year 2021/2022 between the BiCS office (represented by Dr. Alfredo Capozucca) and the Student Programme Representatives (SPRs) took place. The main goal of the meeting was to discuss about the results of the survey of the winter courses after 3 weeks of teaching. … Continued

New version of the study regulations

A new version of the study regulations (règlement des études) was approved by the Minister on 17 September 2021 and published in the Official Gazette on 15 November 2021. This version supersedes all the previous ones. Main changes introduced by this version are related to the supplementary material provided along with the diploma (Art 61) … Continued

Return to full in-person teaching – New rules

As stated by the Rector of the University on 20/10/2021, the University planned to return to full in-person teaching starting by 8 November 2021. Last Friday (29/10/2021), the VRA office released the guidelines aimed at organising the return to full on-site teaching. These guidelines are attached, and you must read them entirely. The guidelines can … Continued

BiCS students visit MeluXina

On Thursday 21 October, 2021 a selected group of BiCS students had the opportunity to visit MeluXina, Luxembourg’s new supercomputer and one of the most powerful supercomputers in Europe. MeluXina has been installed in LuxConnect’s Data Center DC2 in Bissen, and is operational since June 2021. Professor Luis Leiva arranged the visit with the help … Continued

BiCS Steering Committee: new members

On October the 14th pf 2021, the Dean of the FSTM Prof. Dr Jean-Marc Schlenker, officially nominated the members of the Steering Committee of the study programme for the academic years 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 The members of the BiCS steering committee (along with their respective role) are: (Study Director): Christoph SCHOMMER (until 20/02/2022) / Martin … Continued

New Study Programme Representatives

On Monday the 10th of October, the Study Programme Representatives (SPRs) of the BiCS for the academic year 2021/22 were appointed by the BiCS office. They are: Valentina RONDINELLI Titouan GUERIN Umut UCAK Daria ANTROPOVA Eliott BONTE Elliot KOCH Each SPR started his/her functions the 11/10/2021, and will remain in functions until the end of the … Continued

Academic year 2021-2022 kick off

This morning, the BiCS office gave the informaiton sessions to students starting the academic year 2021-2022. We handled to welcome all first year students on-site, and most of second and third year. It was great to have students back on campus and see them in-person. Below you will find the links to the slides shown … Continued

First day of courses: 20 September 2021

Dear BiCS students, The academic year starts on Monday 20th of September of 2021. An information session is organised for each cohort. The sessions will take place in the room: 3.520 MSA, at the Belval Campus. Due to the current capacity occupancy constraints in place at the University of Luxembourg we had to split each cohort … Continued

Welcome day: 16 September 2021

The University of Luxembourg organises a Welcome Day (for new students only) to give them the opportunity to discover the campus and to help them assimilate into their new environment. The event is scheduled for September the 16th of 2021 on Belval Campus. More information about the event and how to participate at: