12 months
7200 EUR/year
4800 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Connected Industry 4.0 (CI4.0) at Carlos III University of Madrid is marked by a deep digitization of society and combines intelligent production technologies with high-speed communications that allow real-time access to big data and services.


This official Master in Connected Industry 4.0 at Carlos III University of Madrid 4.0 is aimed at training students interested in working in companies that are accomplishing the transition to CI4.0 in a multidisciplinary way. It is necessary to combine the knowledge of industrial engineering (automation, robotics, mechanics) and telecommunications engineering (5G, industrial protocols, cybersecurity) with other disciplines such as industrial organization and Big Data analysis. Without forgetting the system integration part.

The Master, which is taught entirely in English, is professionally focused in multinational environments. It will allow students to learn the fundamental technologies associated with CI4.0, taught by teachers from five areas of knowledge. In addition, the most innovative applications will be analyzed by industry experts. Internships will be offered in the main companies in the sector, as well as scholarships for tuition.

It is a Master's degree with official recognition, in a public university of maximum prestige and at public prices.

Master in numbers

  • 100% of teachers are PhD and professional of recognized prestige
  • Wide network of collaborators with more than 20 companies
  • Aligned with the IC4.0 Initiative of the Spanish Ministry of Industry
  • 4 scholarships for tuition
  • Master's degree Thesis will be made in 100% in companies and related organizations

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Models and structures of IC4.0
  • Systems and Communications Protocols
  • Industrial production and services technologies
  • Intelligent control of processes and factories
  • Flexible and reconfigurable production systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

The requirements for access to the Master are as follows:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degrees from the branches of Industrial Engineering and Telecommunications Engineering (or the old equivalent titles of Higher Engineering), may be admitted without requirement of specific professional experience in the Industrial Engineering or Telecommunication sector.
  • Degree holders from the branches of Aeronautical Engineering, Naval Engineering or Computer Engineering (or the old equivalent titles of Higher Engineering), may be admitted if they have a minimum of two years of professional experience in the Industrial or Telecommunication sector.
  • Graduates in non-engineering degrees, but considered related, such as Physics and Mathematics, may be admitted if they have a minimum of five years of professional experience in the Industrial or Telecommunication sector.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7200 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4800 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.


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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Connected Industry 4.0
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