Post Master's degree
EURECOM's Post Master degrees are designed for those with a completed Master’s degree who are seeking a competitive advantage and for positions of responsibility in two growth areas;
- Security in computer systems and Communications
- Communications for Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS)
It provides the required skills and cutting edge professionnal experience to become a fully operational and highly qualified expert in these fields to enhance your employability on a fast-track route.
EURECOM's Post Master degree is a State recognized degree, accredited by the CTI "Commission des Titres d'ingénieurs" (French accreditation body of engineering studies) . More information about the CTI.
The programmes take 15 months and comprise 2 semesters of courses, entirely taught in English. The academic courses are followed by a professional internship to be carried out in industry or exceptionally a research laboratory if the student has prior significant industry experience.
If you wish to receive a documentation about the content of the Post Master Degree, please fill in the following form.
The Post Master's degree is opened to students with:
- A French Master of engineering degree (recognized by the CTI)
- foreign MASTER's DEGREE (5 years study min) in a relevant discipline which includes, but is not limited to, computer science, information systems and electrical engineering, is required.
These curricula also targets engineers and researchers with experience in computer networking or telecommunications willing to specialize in a new cutting-edge interdisciplinary perspective meeting the realities of today’s business world.
The list of courses and their content is available online:
MAIN ASSETS OF THE PROGRAM
The Post Master's degree is State-recognized degree, accredited by the CTI (French accreditation comitte of engineering studies). The accreditation from the CTI guarantees a high academic quality and full adaptation to market needs. EURECOM is also part of the INSTITUT MINES TELECOM, a powerful consortium which brings together some of the best French engineering graduate schools.
- Unparalleled location:
EURECOM is located at the heart of the science park SOPHIA-ANTIPOLIS, considered a major European region for telecommunications research and development. SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS bring toghether many prominent international companies and institutions; AMADEUS, IMB, HP, CISCO, ETSI, THALES, ALCATEL, FORTINET, GEMALTO, SYMANTEC..) and thus provides many employment opportunities for our graduates (more info).
EURECOM also enjoys a wonderful location on the French Rivieria (between Nice and Cannes), 300 days of sun per year, 30min from the beaches and 1h00 from the mountains, it provides many opportunities for sport lovers and a pleasant climate.
Powerful professional network :
Thanks its unique Consortium format (or "Groupement d'intérêt économique"), EURECOM was able to sign several long-term agreements with world-renowned universities and companies (Telecom Paristech, TU Munich, BMW, SYMANTEC...) which are heavily involved in its research and teaching. EURECOM has also established a synergy with the local industrial environment in SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS on advanced research topics. Our alumni have an impressive track record of success in the global careers market and constitutes a network of precious contacts.
Students are supervised by an international faculty of renowned researchers (Professors from 13 nationalities, IEEE fellows, 276 publications/year, average H-Number of 18 up to 26...). Their courses benefit from the latest advances in research (half of EURECOM's budget is drawn from industrial and European research contracts). During their master' studies, students will have access to cutting edge technological platforms within EURECOM's Wireless Communication Laboratory (OPENAIRINTERFACE).
- International environment
EURECOM offers a unique international environnement with more than 60% of foreign students (from 25 nationalities); 70% of foreign professors and a curriculum totally taught in Enlighs. It helps student develop a truly international profile and intercultural skills to increase their competitivity. Students are strongly encouraged to work on projects in multicultural groups to learn how to look at and solve problems in a different way.
Cutting-edge professional experience:
The program includes a paid 6-month internship in a company, under supervision of a professor. The internship provides students the unique opportunity to gain cutting edge professional experience and enhance their competitiveness on the labour market upon graduation. EURECOM has an impressive record of national and international internship opportunities in leading companies.
Personal Assistance and professors' availibility
Students benefit from personnal assistance in all administrative issues at all stages of their studies thanks to a very dedicated and always available staff.
EURECOM's human size scale allows for a greater availibility of our professors who can easily be contacted by the students to advise them during their studies. We have a very good professor/student ratio (average of 9 students per professor)
Applicants who need a visa: June 9, 2014
Applicants from France/ UE: August 1, 2014
The sooner students apply, the easier it will be to help them prepare their stay in France (regarding visa issues, finding accomodation...).
APPLICATION PROCESS (we invite you to read the Application Guidelines which contains useful information)
1. Fill the online form.
Applicants have to fill the first part regarding personal information and then log in again to download necessary documents
2. Send by post the required documents to the following address (list available here)
Post Master Admissions
450 Route des Chappes
06410 BIOT SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS FRANCE
3. Phone Interview:
EURECOM's admission comittee will meet monthly from January 2014 to assess applications. Selected students will then be invited for a short phone interview to specify their motivation and academic background.
4. Admission confirmation
Final decisions will be confirmed by email montly after each phone interview. (first decisions will be communicated in February 2014). Students then have to confirm their admission by paying a 1000€ deposit which will be deducted from the overall tuition fees.
5. A final registration letter is sent by post to the applicant upon reception of the deposit.
TUITION FEES and FINANCIAL MATTERS
Fees for the whole duration of the program (15 months) are:
- 6 000€ for EU/Erasmus zone students (EU countries + Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Turkey)
- 12 000€ for non EU students
- Graduates from EURECOM's partner universities may benefit from a reduction of the tuition fees. List of EURECOM's partner universities
The third semester of the Post Master is a 6-month paid internship in a company based in France or abroad. Students receive a montly financial allowance enabling them to cover a sbustantial part of their costs.
Partial tuition fee waivers (up to 50%) may be granted to outstanding students from renowned universities.
French embassies, foreign governments and international institutions may also provide scholarships, for more information, please refer to the following search engine to find financing opportunities:
The Laboratory of Excellence LABEX UCN@SOPHIA provides scholarships to highly ranked students wishing to pursue studies at Phd level after their studies at EURECOM.
To be eligible to apply to this program, students must:
* be graduate from a foreign university
* be willing to study a topic covered by the Labex UCN@Sophia's current research
* be willing to do their internship in one of the LABEX 's research teams
* be willing to pursue in Phd studies afterwards.
hanras [at] eurecom [dot] fr (subject: Post%20Master%20Degree%20info) (Caroline HANRAS)
International Relations and Admission Manager