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Interuniversity Master in Photonics Engineering

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

12 months
5044 EUR/year
2701 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Interuniversity Master in Photonics Engineering is offered by Carlos III University of Madrid, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and Universidad de Alcalá.


Light and based technologies provide means for addressing current global challenges such as sustainable development, the generation of 'clean energy' and the improvement of people's health and well-being. Its transversal character allows the rise of new "hybrid" technologies such as the Nanophotonics, Biophotonics, Photonics in Medicine, Environmental Photonics, Consumer Photonics and Optical Communication Photonics, etc. That is why Photonics is identified in Europe and the United States as one of the key technologies for fostering future economic development.

Aims and objectives

The main goal of the Interuniversity Master in Photonics Engineering at Carlos III University of Madrid is to prepare professionals with a high level of expertise in cutting-edge photonics technologies and being able to innovate using them,

  • with a practical vision,
  • providing subtainable solutions in different environments,
  • having the proper tools to get involved in an industry demanding experts on those technologies,
  • for creating starts-up or researching in that field.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Photonics Technologies
  • Simulation Tools
  • Organic photonics
  • Optical Communications Systems
  • Nanophotonics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

The prerequisite for admission to the Master in Photonics Engineering programme concerns the following student profile:


  • Graduate in Telecommunication Engineering (Degree in Telecommunication Technologies Engineering, Degree in Telecommunication Systems Engineering, Degree in Communications Electronic Engineering, Degree in Telematics Engineering, Degree in Audiovisual Systems Engineering)
  • Graduate in Industrial Engineering (depending on the specialization),
  • Graduate in Materials Engineering,
  • Graduate in Physics (depending on the specialization)

Former degrees:

  • Telecommunication Engineer or Industrial Engineer (5 yrs)
  • Graduate in Physical Sciences
  • Technical Engineer Telecommunication or Industrial Technical Engineer in Electronics (3 yrs) (depending on professional experience)
  • Other engineering degree (depending on the curricula).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    5044 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5044 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2701 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2701 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Madrid

745 - 1260 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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