24 months
336 EUR/year
336 EUR/year
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The IMDEA - International Master's Degree in Electro Acoustics at Le Mans Université  is quasi unique in Europe for learning electroacoustics! It offers students the possibility to learn the fundamentals in electroacoustics and in related fields.

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The program offers a specialized education in:

  • electroacoustics
  • mechanics and materials
  • transducers (loudspeakers, microphones)
  • acoustic loads and acoustic radiation
  • real time signal processing

The master’s program prepares students for careers dealing with different aspects of electroacoustics which require strong analytical and research skills, whether in the public or private sectors and for PhD studies or research activities.

Career opportunities

Electro Acoustics is an exciting area with multi-disciplinary studies of signal, electronics, sound and vibration phenomena. Our graduates are employed world-wide by companies, research centres and authorities involved in hearing aid systems, telephones, transducer manufacturing, audio-system engineering, sound and vibrations measurement equipment.

Typical examples of career opportunities as a specialist in electroacoustics are:

  • Public Address & sound reinforcement system
  • HiFi systems
  • Consumer electronics (phones, multimedia, nomad devices)
  • Audio systems for transportation industry
  • Headphones

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Acoustics 
  • Mathematics
  • Programming
  • Signal
  • Vibrations
  • Room acoustics

Visit the course content page on the official website.


European and non-European students passionate about sound and eager to learn the fundamentals in Electroacoustics!


- LAUM (Acoustics laboratory of Le Mans Université) in transducers, waveguides, vibrations, non-linearities, acoustic materials, ...

- ESEO (Engineering School in Angers, France) expert teachers in signal processing and electronics

- Engineers from international companies in the field of electroacoustics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS

12O ECTS: 60 in Master 1, 60 in Master 2


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission to the Master’s program is open to students holding at least a B.Sc. (Bachelor of Sciences) in electronics or acoustics or any related fields and who graduated from any French or foreign university.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    336 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 336 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • National

    336 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 336 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • Registration fee, required to enrol in the IMDEA program: €243 per year
  • Student & Campus life contribution ("CVEC"): €93 per year

Living costs for Le Mans

690 - 860 EUR /month
Living costs

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


The IMDEA scholarship program is granted by the EMV Foundation (under the aegis of the “Institut de France”) and by the partners of the "Le Mans Université”, in Le Mans, France.

  • Scholarship winners receive the necessary financial support to pursue their studies within the IMDEA at the Le Mans Université.The annual amount of the IMDEA scholarship is 7000€ per student and per academic year.

In order to improve the gender balance in IMDEA (most of our applicants being male ones), a new scholarship will be offered next year to a female applicant.

  • Offered by the OROSOUND Company, this € 7000 scholarship will be granted for 1 year (Master 1).

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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