Graduate School and Research Center In communication systems

Presentation

A leading teaching and research institution in the fields of information and communication technologies (ICT)

EURECOM is a Graduate school and Research Centre in Communication Systems located in the Sophia Antipolis technology park (French Riviera), a major European place for telecommunications activities.

 

It was founded in 1991 in a consortium form [GIE] that allowed EURECOM to build a large network of renowned academic and industrial partners. The “Institut Mines Telecom” is a founding member of EURECOM consortium. EURECOM research teams are made up of international experts, recruited at the highest level, whose work is regularly honored and has earned international recognition.

Current members of EURECOM consortium :

SFR, Orange, ST Microelectronics, BMW Group Research & Technology, Symantec, Monaco Telecom, SAP, IABG.

Telecom ParisTech,  Aalto University (Helsinki), Politecnico di Torino, Technische Universität München (TUM), Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU),  Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh Ville (VNU).

Principality of Monaco

 

Our 3 fundamental missions:

Research

Priority has been given to three fields of research: Networking and security, multimedia communications and mobile communications.

High level education

EURECOM provides graduate and postgraduate courses in communication systems and offers three Master of Sciences programs entirely dedicated to foreign students. In 2012, EURECOM opened  two Post Master's degrees in booming sectors: Security for Computer Systems and Communication and Communication for Intelligent Transportation Systems.

Doctoral program

EURECOM is involved with several doctoral schools and offers PhD students a central role by placing them at the very heart of the research dynamic. They benefit from a high-quality academic and working environment. They can do exploratory research on emerging subjects in the broad field of communication systems.

Challenges ahead

  • Opening towards more high-level universities to reinforce network and international collaboration.
  • Developing research in emerging fields and reinforcing areas of expertise.
  • Reinforcing EURECOM’s position as a player of innovation process through its research with industry.
  • In 2012, EURECOM  moved to a new building of 7 560 m2 on the SophiaTech Campus shared with Inria, CNRS and the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis.

The Institut Mines Telecom is a founding partner of the consortium

2013 Activity report

key features

250 master students

65 PhD students

7 study tracks

3 International master curriculum

2 Post master degrees

an alumni network of 2000 graduates

11.2 M€ de budget

  • with a project turnover of 5,2 m.

148 persons in research and teaching

  • 120 scientists (including 62 doctoral students and  23 academic staff)
  • 28 administratives and supports
  • 27 nationalities

104 contracts managed during the year 2013

  • 27  europeans contracts
  • 29  national contracts
  • 46 industrial contracts

268  scientific international publications

  • 121 cosigned  with foreign institutions
  • 17 thesis defended
  • average H-number 20