Graduate School and Research Center in Digital Sciences

EURECOM overview

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

EURECOM is organized in a consortium form combining 7 European universities and 9 international industrial partners. The Institut Telecom is a founding partner of the consortium


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.

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 will move to a new building of 5,000 m2 on a ICT Campus shared with INRIA, CNRS and the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis.

2010 Activity report

2010 EURECOM activity report

key features

10,6 M€ de budget

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

146 persons in research and teaching

  • 115 scientists (including 72 doctoral students and  23 academic staff)
  • 31 administratives and supports
  • 27 nationalities

112 contracts managed during the year 2011

  • 30  europeans contracts
  • 42  national contracts
  • 40 industrial contracts

242  scientific international publications

  • 106 cosigned  with foreign institutions
  • 12 thesis defended
  • average H-number 16