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Networks and Communications - Information and Communications Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #301 (WUR) Klagenfurt, Austria
The Master’s degree programme Networks and Communications - Information and Communications Engineering at the University of Klagenfurt builds on and develops skills acquired in the course of a Bachelor’s degree, such as Information Technology, Electrical Engineering, Telematics, or Informatics. 
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Why to study

The Networks and Communications - Information and Communications Engineering Master’s degree at the University of Klagenfurt is international in its orientation and is therefore taught entirely in English. In addition to offering broad fundamental knowledge, the branches of study allow students to gain in-depth qualifications for the development and use of modern information and communication technologies. The branch of study Networks and Communications serves to provide an academic education and qualification for professional activities in the development and operation of modern information and communication technologies, which require the application of scientific insights and methods. The course content encompasses both sound theoretical principles and practically relevant methodology.

In the first instance, students are taught the principles and methodologies of mobile communications, signal processing, and wireless sensor networks. During the course of the degree programme, students can attend additional lectures, courses, and practical laboratory courses on mobile networks, pervasive computing, signal processing, measurement technology, robotics, image processing, and transportation telematics. The programme is further supplemented by a range of courses from technical informatics (e.g. system security, distributed systems), and technical mathematics (e.g. optimisation, stochastics).

Upon completion of the degree programme, students are qualified to

  • improve concepts and methods from the field of information technology,
  • identify and comprehend new problem definitions in this field,
  • recognise technological paradigm shifts.
Careers and occupational profilesGraduates of the Master’s degree programme are qualified for a wide range of professional activities, for instance in the development or product management for technical systems
  • for automotive manufacturers and suppliers
  • in automation engineering
  • in microelectronics
  • in consultancy services
  • and in medical technology
The branch of study Networks and Communications also offers the opportunity to acquire specialised expertise, for example in the following areas:
  • embedded and ubiquitous systems.
  • mobile and wireless networks.
  • self-organizing networks with applications in the areas of mobility and energy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Networks and Communications: Fundamentals1
  • Networks and Communications: Advanced
  • Information and Communications Engineering: Supplements
  • Technical Complements

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree programme Information and Communications Engineering or a degree programme of equivalent academic value at another post-secondary educational institution
  • English language level C1
  • Complete the application for Admission to the Master’s Programme

Tuition Fee

  • International

    726 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 363 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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  • EUR 726.72 per semester for third-country nationals

Living costs for Klagenfurt am Wörthersee

  • 720 - 980 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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


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