Communications Engineering

University of Duisburg-Essen

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
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The aim of the Communications Engineering Master's course at the University of Duisburg-Essen is to prepare students for demanding roles in management, research and academia.


Building on the broad principles established by a relevant Bachelor's degree, the Communications Engineering course at the University of Duisburg-Essen will enhance understanding of:

  • Higher mathematics, numerical mathematics and electromagnetic field theory, which are required for demanding technical subjects;
  • The technical subjects that provide a grounding for demanding roles in electrical engineering and computer science;
  • The technical subjects that are required for demanding roles in communications technology.

The course specifically aims to:

  • Develop the ability to engage with demanding areas of communications technology theory;
  • The ability to solve demanding tasks that require the comprehensive theoretical tools of modelling, synthesis and simulation.


Accredited by ASIIN

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Coding Theory
  • Distributed Systems
  • Non-Technical Subjects
  • Radio Propagation Channels
  • Microwave Theory and Techniques

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


Partially taught in English, Partially taught in German


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in an appropriate subject area
  • with adequate length of studies and
  • with an average mark of at least 2.5 issued in Germany or a foreign equivalent.
  • When enrolling, applicants must prove that they have knowledge of the German and English language according to the completed level B2 of the European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

All students are, however, subject to a student body and social contribution fee.


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Communications Engineering
University of Duisburg-Essen