Student exchange programs (ERASMUS + and Mobility agreements)
In order to study at EURECOM as an ExchangeStudent, you must be enrolled at a partner university
- Partner Universities for the ERASMUS + Program:
Chalmers University of Technology (Sweden), Czech Technical University (Czech Republic), Politecnico di Torino (Italy), Technische Universität München (Germany), Technische Universität Darmstadt (Germany), University of Konstanz, (Germany), Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Norway), Aalto University (Finland), Tallinn University of Technology (Estonia), UPC Barcelona (Spain), University of Zagreb (Croatia), Technical University Wien (Austria), Johannes Kepler University Linz (Austria), Higher School of Economics (Russia, until May 2017).
- Partner Universities for Mobility Exchanges:
Higher School of Economics - Moscow (Russia), Innopolis University (Russia), Telkom (Indonesia), IT BANDUNG (Indonesia), Multimedia University (Malaysia), HKUST (Hong Kong), SUPCOM (Tunisia), BUPT (China), ETH Zurich (Switzerland).
All the courses taught at EURECOM are open to exchange students (both Technical and Non Technical courses) and TAUGHT IN ENGLISH. Exchange students can also take foreign language courses (up to 2 languages among which French). They are free to choose any courses they want in accordance with the regulations of their home university.
Please be aware that courses available in this list may be overlapping. The final schedule is usually known several days before the start of the academic year.
As a Graduate School, EURECOM only teaches at MASTER's level and does not provide Undergraduate Courses.
Each course last 3 hours per week, except Language Classes which last 2 hours per week.
Each Semester is made of 14 weeks of taught courses.
There are two type of courses at EURECOM:
|Short Courses||3 ECTS||
21 hours per Semester
(3 hours per week during the 7 first weeks or the 7 last weeks of the semester).
|Long Courses||5 ECTS||
42 hours per Semester
(3 hours every week of the semester)
Once you have been officially nominated by your Home University to EURECOM, please fill the following online form (choose "ERASMUS Student exchange" or "Mobility student" in the list) and upload the following documents:
- Copy of your ID / passport
- Statement of purpose / motivation letter
- Official transcript of records in English
- English Language Certificate or a letter written by the university stating that the student has sufficient skills in English.
Please note that ERASMUS and Mobility applications to EURECOM have to be made online only, hard copies are not required.
- Fall semester: 15 May 2017
- Spring semester: 13 November 2016
Language of instruction:
The language of instruction is English. There is no prerequisite in French language. Students can take French classes during their exchange period.
Credits and Grades
A set number of credits are granted for each type of course (classes, project or professional thesis).To receive credits, students need to take an examination and obtain at least 10/20.
The grading scale for the courses is as follows:
18 - 20 Excellent
16 – 17.5 Very good
14 – 15.5 Good
12 – 13.5 Satisfactory
10 – 11.5 Correct
0 – 9.5 Fail
If your grade is minimum 10 and above, you get the maximum number of credit allocated to the course. Grade 0 to 9.5 means you have not passed the examination and do you not get any credit. Examinations can be retaken during a specific period. The final grade of the course can be based on a final examination, or it can be based on a combination of a final examination and course work. At the beginning of each course, professors explain how students will be evaluated. Students have to register to each specific course at the beginning of each term to be able to take the examination.
All information regarding the organisation of the curriculum (assessement, schedule...) will be delivered during the "INTRODUCTION DAY" before the start of each semester.
Erasmus + programme
erasmus [at] eurecom [dot] fr
EURECOM offers a wide range of lectures on advanced topics in the fields of communication systems, which are presented in a unique and highly interesting way.
Beside the educational aspect, the greatest asset of EURECOM is its location in the Côte d'Azur. Hence, there are a lot of places to visit and things to do – it simply won't become boring near such famous towns like Nice, Cannes and Antibes. Additionally, EURECOM provides a great community between the students as well as the university staff. You will meet a lot of interesting people from all over the world. In short, this creates a very pleasant atmosphere at EURECOM.
Therefore, if you are thinking about studying at EURECOM, I would highly encourage you to do it. It gives you the unique chance to open your mind and become a little bit more international. I promise you, you will have a great time !
D. Bartel, class of 2014