Informatics studies the representation, processing, and communication of information in natural and engineered systems. It has computational, cognitive and social aspects. The central notion is the transformation of information - whether by computation or communication, whether by organisms or artifacts. The department aims to open up new horizons in informatics through academic research and development. Moreover, the department focusses in producing professionals in diverse areas such as information systems, software engineering, data science, big data analytics and intelligent systems.

The department will:

  • Offer internationally accredited undergraduate programmes.
  • Offer postgraduate, lifelong learning & knowledge enhancement programmes which are relevant to the industry in the areas related to software engineering and informatics.
  • Become a reference unit for state-of-the art in informatics.
  • Engage in inter-disciplinary research and consultancy for international and national projects.
  • Contribute to build innovative solutions for a smart society.
  • Participate in the development of national policies related to informatics.
  • Promote an innovative research culture through synergistic partnership with industry and all relevant stakeholders focusing on leading edge computing technologies.
  • Generate revenue through training, consultancy and research.



Department of Digital Technologies (DT)

Welcome to the Digital Technologies (DT) Department! The DT Department is one of the three departments constituting the Faculty of Information, Communication and Digital technologies at the University of Mauritius.

Department of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)

The ICT Department aims at providing an innovative and a creative future for the ICT graduates and postgraduates for them to be able to serve the growing needs of ICT sector for the benefit of society.

Department of Software and Information Systems (SIS)

If you are passionate about Business Systems, Enterprise Applications, Software Development, Information Management, Knowledge Management, Big Data, Information Systems, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence and related topics, you have come to the right place.




Research & Development

Introduction to Research & Development

Promoting Research and Development

Academic Research Profile

Research interests and activities of Academic staff

Research Groups

Different Researh Groups regrouping Academics of common research areas

MPhil/PhD Research

A list of ongoing MPhil/PhD research