Graduate School and Research Center in Digital Sciences

Director's remark

Twenty-nine years after its founding, EURECOM can be proud. Its internationally oriented strategy, its three strong research domains – Digital Security, Communication Systems, Data Science – and its close ties with the industry through the membership of industrials in the Consortium have enabled EURECOM to be ranked among the best engineering schools and to build on its national and international reputation. EURECOM takes up permanent challenges that fit into this strategy.

The school offers a very flexible curriculum, compatible with European standards, that would be suited to new businesses and to students’ professional projects. EURECOM promotes exchanges with European universities and continues to reinforce its international and multicultural profile.

And innovation continues at EURECOM !!

With its Internet site, you will be able to keep track of the exciting developments at EURECOM and in our region.

So welcome, and enjoy our site!

Ulrich Finger



News : A new director for EURECOM in 2021

EURECOM is seeking to appoint an exceptional individual to succeed Prof. Dr Ulrich Finger who will step down as Director and Administrator at the end of the academic year in 2021, after completing his final five-year term.

EURECOM is seeking a Director who has interest and competence to lead and develop the university, balancing long-term values and continuous change processes. The Director shall have a vision that contributes to keep EURECOM a strong brand in research and education in cooperation with industry and academia at the local, national, European and international levels.


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He is a member of IEEE, ACM and IFIP working group 10.3. He holds nine patents and has published numerous papers in leading scientific conferences and journals. His major research interests are in computer architecture and real-time operating systems.

He is “Chevalier de l’ordre des Palmes Académiques” (Knight of the order of academic palms).

Conducting research at the C.N.E.T. Centre National d'Etudes des Télécommunications (today Orange Labs) for 14 years, he joined Telecom Paris in 1990 as Professor and Head of the Computer Science Department.

Since September 2000, Ulrich Finger has been the Director of EURECOM, where he was already Chairman of the Scientific Council since 1997.