The latest edition of the Informatics Education in Europe: Key Data Report 2012-2017 is now available

by Svetlana Tikhonenko, Nov. 12, 2018

The latest edition of the report “Informatics Education in Europe: Institutions, degrees, students, positions, salaries” is available for download.

Now in its sixth edition, the popular report offers a solid and objective picture on the state of higher education in Informatics in Europe and continues to be the only reference for a Europe-wide perspective on key academic and economic parameters such as:
• Student enrolment (including gender distribution),
• Degrees awarded (including gender distribution),
• Academic positions and titles,
• Salaries.

It also includes a:
• Comprehensive list of names identifying Informatics programs,
• Complete list of Departments / Faculties / Schools / Institutes offering Informatics higher education per country,
• Detailed description of the system of higher education for the countries included.

The report covers those countries where accurate and reliable data was available. It now includes 19 countries - Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, The Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Spain, Switzerland, and UK. Extrapolations for other countries are also given.

This and all previous editions are available for download at:


Informatics, the science behind Information Technology, is a core enabler of Europe’s future success. Crucial to that success is the availability of outstanding Informatics education throughout Europe. By assembling and publishing verified data, Informatics Europe wants to promote a clear understanding of the current situation as the basis for analysis and sound decision making.