• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
This Master in Information and Computer Sciences programme at University of Luxembourg is a continuation of the Bachelor studies as a first step towards the PhD. MICS starts with an orientation meeting where all new students get to know the professors and other students. 

About

The Master in Information and Computer Sciences programme at University of Luxembourg is taught by faculty members from the Computer Science and Communications Research Unit. Our primary mission is to conduct fundamental and applied research in the area of computer, communication and information sciences. Our goal is to push forward the scientific frontiers of these fields. Over 200 students pursue graduate and undergraduate degrees in Computer Science with individual supervision.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Master general and specific topics in computer science.
  • Be able to build bridges between several computer science subjects via different profiles.
  • Demonstrate a broad understanding of both fundamental and specialized areas of information technologies.
  • Stay abreast of the fast technological changes in the rapidly evolving IT sector.
  • Work effectively in multinational teams being exposed to the culture diversity of the very international master studies.
  • Tackle complex technical problem in IT by productively using a wide range of tools.

Career Prospects

Our students will acquire the necessary know-how for high-level research and industry-oriented work. Currently we teach students from more than 10 different countries, we have national and international cooperation agreements with universities across Europe, US, and China, and the private sector. The multilingual and inter-cultural environment empowers students to work both individually and in multinational teams.

A warm welcome to the heart of Europe and to one of the most charming European capitals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Basic Algebraic Structures 
  • Foundations of Computing 
  • Communication Theory 
  • Networking 
  • Distributed Systems 
  • Intelligent Systems - Agents and Reasoning 
  • Intelligent Systems - Information Retrieval and Learning 
  • Intelligent Systems - Problem Solving 
  • Information Security Basics 
  • Principles of Software Development 

                                                Detailed Programme Facts

                                                English Language Requirements

                                                This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

                                                Academic Requirements

                                                We are looking for students with a Bachelor or equivalent diploma degree in computer science or relevant field, with good mathematical knowledge and with the motivation to study in a research-oriented field. 

                                                Academic Background

                                                The student needs to have a basic education in computer science as given in a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. This includes e.g.:

                                                • mathematical foundations as given in (Linear) Algebra, Analysis, etc.
                                                • good programming skills in at least one programming language
                                                • comprehension of abstract subjects
                                                • basic understanding of computer science

                                                Tuition Fee

                                                • International

                                                  400 EUR/year
                                                  Tuition Fee
                                                  Based on the original amount of 200 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
                                                • EU/EEA

                                                  400 EUR/year
                                                  Tuition Fee
                                                  Based on the original amount of 200 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
                                                We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                                                Living costs for Luxembourg

                                                • 1212 - 2070 EUR/month
                                                  Living Costs

                                                The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

                                                Funding

                                                Check the programme website for information about funding options.

                                                StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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                                                Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.