Graduates of the doctoral program in Computer Science are expected to be able to analyze real-world problems in society and develop innovative solutions from the perspective of computer science and informatics, particularly to support services in areas such as healthcare, environmental security, agriculture, urban planning, and offices, by applying Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), and big data. They are expected to provide solutions and implement the utilization of IoT, AI, and big data technologies to support intelligent systems from upstream to downstream in relevant fields. They should be responsive and open to changes and advancements in computer science and informatics, as well as concerned with the well-being of society.



The Computer Science PhD's Program provides students with comprehensive knowledge in the field of computer science, enabling them to generate innovations based on the latest advancements. Through this program, students develop the ability to conduct in-depth research, produce scholarly works, and publish them in esteemed international journals. They are proficient in addressing complex problems in computer science using interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary, and transdisciplinary approaches. The program also emphasizes the importance of staying updated with the latest developments in the field of computer science and fostering a responsive mindset. Graduates of the program possess the skills to lead, manage, and advance research in the realm of computer science and informatics.

  1. Adhering to the One Almighty God and upholding the values of religion, morality, professional ethics, legal compliance, nationalism, and the responsibility to contribute to the nation and the state.
  2. Being honest, independent, professional, open-minded, and socially sensitive.
  3. Exhibiting leadership qualities and the ability to conduct transdisciplinary research in the field of computer science for the benefit of society.
  4. Being able to construct scientific arguments based on scholarly principles. Developing theories, methods, and tools in the field of computer science to facilitate new discoveries in computer science and technology, particularly in the areas of artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, computer networks and data communication, and machine learning.
  5. Capable of devising research roadmaps in computer science based on the latest technological advancements and research.
  6. Capable of transferring knowledge in the field of computer science for the benefit of society.
  7. Able to provide problem-solving solutions through the application of interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary, or transdisciplinary approaches.



Soft Computing
Information Retrieval
Intelligent System
Mathematical Modelling
Advanced Networking



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Official written information and guidelines can be accessed on the following webpage.

Computer Science PhD's Program

Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology

Universitas Sumatera Utara
Building B Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology
Universitas Street 9B, Medan, Sumatera Utara 20155