Erasmus Mundus Master of Science in Imaging and Light in Extended Reality, M.Sc. | KU Leuven | Joensuu, Finland
24 months
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8000 EUR/year
4000 EUR/year
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About

This two-year Erasmus Mundus Master of Science in Imaging and Light in Extended Reality programme from KU Leuven combining Imaging, Lighting and Information Technology, aims to educate students in advanced technologies, methodologies and practical applications so that they can meet the growing demands of industry and society.

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Overview

KU Leuven organizes regular online info sessions. You can find more information on the KU Leuven website.

About the programme

The Erasmus Mundus Master of Science in Imaging and Light in Extended Reality provides a multidisciplinary and innovative approach combining Imaging, Lighting and Information Technology. The objective is to educate students in advanced technologies, methodologies and practical applications with two goals: to improve the career prospects of graduates and to meet the needs of industry and society. Students will develop professional and social skills useful in both a European and Japanese cultural context. Graduates will have competences in: Extended reality (XR): Augmented, Mixed and Virtual Reality (AR, MR, VR), industrial environments with robots and complex elements, Imaging, Rendering and Lighting.

All IMLEX students will start their studies in semester 1 for fundamental courses at the University of Eastern Finland. In semester 2, students have to make a choice between two tracks:

  • Computational Imaging at Université Jean Monnet (France)
  • Lighting at KU Leuven (Belgium)

The second study year (semester 3) starts in Japan at Toyohashi University of Technology, with topics of Lighting and XR / Imaging and XR. Semester 4 is dedicated for the master's thesis in one of the partner universities or in the industry.

Career perspectives

IMLEX graduates will find broad employment opportunities in various sectors including lighting, robotics, imaging and optics.

Upon completion of the Imaging and Light in Extended Reality - Erasmus Mundus programme from KU Leuven, you will be well equipped with professional and socials skills and you will be an expert who, in addition to a solid theoretical understanding of virtual reality, also possesses strong practical skills in virtual reality applications. Your engineering profile can lead you to careers across the industry from technological expert to researcher or boardroom executive, performing a wide range of functions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Photonics and Optics Fundamentals
  • Design and Analysis of Algorithms
  • Robotics and XR
  • Physical Optics
  • Eye Tracking
  • English or Japanese or National Language Course

Audience

  • Are you interested in Eye Tracking, Photonics, Imaging, Extended Reality and Lighting? Have you obtained a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Electrical Engineering or Photonics? 
  • Are you ready to study in a real international environment? 
  • And do you want to get to know both the Japanese and European cultural contexts?

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • This is a joint programme for which special rules apply. Students should register for the programme via the website of the University of Eastern Finland.

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • For the most recent – and only official – information on the admission requirements, please check our webpage
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, Electronical Engineering, Photonics, or in related field with good grades, issued by an internationally recognised university.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4000 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Joensuu

700 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find Master's scholarship opportunities for Erasmus Mundus Master of Science in Imaging and Light in Extended Reality.

Available Scholarships

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Independent provider
Grant
6850 EUR
Deadline
29 Mar 2025
"France Excellence Europa" Scholarship Program
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French Government
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Various benefits
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14 Apr 2025
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Campus France
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Various benefits
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20 Jan 2025
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Various benefits
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DFL Scholarship Program
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Various benefits
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ADB-Japan Scholarship Program for Developing Countries in Asia and Pacific
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ADB/Japan Government
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10 EUR
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Master Mind Scholarships
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Government of Flanders
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Grant
145000 JPY
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Japan (MONBUKAGAKUSHO)-Outgoing
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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
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Independent provider
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Various benefits
Deadline
29 Sep 2024
Scholarships for Master's studies abroad
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Campus France
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Independent provider
Grant
120000 JPY
Deadline
Anytime
Japan Foundation for UNU (jfUNU) Scholarship
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JFUNU
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3600 EUR
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Scholarship Foundation Rhineland-Palatinate
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Campus France
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Independent provider
Grant
1500 EUR
Deadline
15 Oct 2024
Haniel Scholarship
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Studienstiftung
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Grant
1400 EUR
Deadline
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Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters
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Government of Flanders
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Independent provider
Grant
600 EUR
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
IDIL Scholarship
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Campus France
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Various benefits
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Early Bird Scholarship
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Campus France
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Various benefits
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Government of Flanders
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Independent provider
Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
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Education Future
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10252 EUR
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
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Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
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ACES Education Fund
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Grant
3000 EUR
Deadline
21 Sep 2024
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European Commission
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1588 EUR
Deadline
20 May 2025
French Government grants from the French Embassy in Korea
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Campus France
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
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ServiceScape
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1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
The Smooth Movers Scholarship
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The Smooth Movers
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Independent provider
Grant
860 EUR
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Engineer Scholarship Program
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Campus France
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Independent provider
Grant
649 EUR
Deadline
01 Feb 2025
Hans-Böckler-Stiftung Scholarships
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Campus France
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Independent provider
Grant
649 EUR
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Program
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Campus France
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Independent provider
Grant
300 EUR
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Franco-German University: DFH Mobility Grant for Students of the DFH Study Programmes
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Campus France
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Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2026
French Government grants from the French Embassy in Gabon
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Campus France
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Various benefits
Deadline
15 Dec 2024
International Joint MSc Programme “Geography of Environmental Risks and Human Security” Scholarships
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German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
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Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
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U.S. government
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Grant
1800 EUR
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Eiffel Scholarship Program of Excellence
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Campus France
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 EUR
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Studely Scholarship Program for International Students
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Studely
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Independent provider
Grant
860 EUR
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Engineer Scholarship Program
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French Government
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Grant
33600 EUR
Deadline
01 Jul 2024
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Mundus MAPP
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Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
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Various benefits
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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
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Grant
7000 USD
Deadline
24 Apr 2025
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5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
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5000 CAD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
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90000 AUD
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3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
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12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
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10000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
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Social Shifters
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8000 EUR
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Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarships
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European Commission
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3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
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3000 USD
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2000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
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2000 USD
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20 Aug 2024
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1000 USD
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31 Aug 2024
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1000 USD
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10 Dec 2024
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1000 USD
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500 USD
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31 Oct 2024
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55 GBP
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19 Jun 2024
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