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Why choose IT4BI?

Business Intelligence (BI) promises an organization of the capability of collecting and analyzing internal and external data to generate knowledge and value, providing decision support at the strategic, tactical and operational levels. Now that we live in a knowledge society, people and organizations are immersed in a constantly flowing torrent of information, and businesses succeed or fail based largely on how effectively they collect, clean, transform, integrate, store, explore, analyze and monitor this information to predict future trends and make the best decisions. To succeed in this day and age, organizations can no longer afford to treat information and communication technologies as administrative tools, but need to embrace them as a strategic asset and embed them fully in their decision-making process.


The added value of IT4BI consists of:


  • a two-year, English-language course in BI, given by world-renowned European institutions who jointly designed the courses and programme, including three choices of specialisation,


  • the first curriculum in Europe covering the broad scope of scientific and technological fields supporting today and tomorrow's Business Intelligence systems,


  • strong connections with research and industry, offered by 5 full partner HEIs cooperating with many industrial associated partners, national research institutes, regional public authorities, HEIs around the world, and a European HEI network, all contributing to the programme and its development.


  • student achievement 

    One of our former student, Maximiliano Lopez, participated to a challenge organized by United Nations and the U.S. Department of State. And guess what? He won the second place for his project! This page describes what the challenge was about: … Continue reading

  • IT4BI becomes BDMA! 

    After 5 successful editions, IT4BI becomes BDMA! The Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree IT4BI has successfully welcomed five generations of students since its opening in September 2012. To better align with the new needs of research, education, and industry with … Continue reading

  • What’s new for IT4BI 

    The Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree IT4BI has successfully welcomed four generations of students since its opening in September 2012. On September 2016, IT4BI will graduate its third generation and welcome its fifth one. IT4BI is funded for five editions … Continue reading

  • Applications for self-funded students are now open! 

    Students applying as self-funded (fee-paying) candidates can submit their applications until April 30th, 2016 or June 30th, 2016 depending on the nationality. More information on the admission page.  

  • IT4BI Ambassadors page is now available 

    Thanks to our Ambassador’s programme, all students interested in the IT4BI programm can now get a first-hand account of the IT4BI experience from a former or current IT4BI student. To contact the IT4BI Ambassador of your choice, please refer the … Continue reading

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