Goal-oriented Semantic Communications

PhD Position – Thesis offer M/F (Reference: CS/FS/6G-GOALS/PHD/112023)


The selected candidate will conduct fundamental research in the broad area of goal-oriented semantic communications for future wireless networks. The position is funded by a prestigious European collaborative project (EU SNS). Topics include but are not limited to:

  • Information and communication theories
  • Game theory
  • Optimal transport theory
  • Machine Learning
  • Networked Control Systems


  • MSc degree completed or toward its completion
  • Very strong mathematical background and analytic skills
  • Provable knowledge on at least one of the following areas: information and communication theories, optimization theory, game theory, optimal transport, and machine learning will be greatly appreciated
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work in a group


The application must include:

  • Detailed curriculum,
  • list of at least two referees,
  • a one-page research statement explaining your interests, achievements and why do you think you could be a good fit for this position.

Applications should be submitted by e-mail to Prof. Fotios STAVROU (fotios.stavrou@eurecom.fr) & Prof. Marios KOUNTOURIS (marios.kountouris@eurecom.fr), and secretariat@eurecom.fr with the reference :  

Deadline for applications: Until the position is filled.

Start date: ASAP
Duration:  Duration of the thesis