The University Computer Center (UCC) was established in 1971 but it changed into the Institute of Computer Science and Technology (ICST) in 1988. On 1st July, 1998, it became the University of Computer Studies, Yangon. There are currently altogether 25 Computer Universities around the country. The University of Computer Studies (Bahan Campus) was separately established on 3rd December, 2012, as the Center of Excellence to produce the competent computer professionals and specialists who will become invaluable human resources in ICT sector.
The University was officially renamed the University of Information Technology (UIT) on 15th January, 2015. The University of Information Technology produces about 200 Undergraduate students every year. It also offers Undergraduate and Post-graduate courses for Bachelor, Diploma, Master’s and Doctorate level students in a wide range of subject areas: software engineering, knowledge engineering, high performance computing, business information system, communication and networking, embedded system and cyber security. UIT is Myanmar’s main center of research in ICT that aim to promote the productivity and the standard of living of the nation.
” Towards a Brighter Future through Innovation in ICT “