Graduate School and Research Center In communication systems


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

EURECOM is organized in a consortium form bringing together 7 European universities and 9 international industrial partners


Our 3 fundamental missions:


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

2012 Activity report

key features

11.2 M€ de budget

  • with a project turnover of 5,2 m.   a 14% increase compared to 2010

148 persons in research and teaching

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

112 contracts managed during the year 2012

  • 31  europeans contracts
  • 42  national contracts
  • 40 industrial contracts

283  scientific international publications

  • 121 cosigned  with foreign institutions
  • 20 thesis defended
  • average H-number 18