Communication Engineering, M.Sc. | Carinthia University of Applied Sciences | Spittal an der Drau, Austria
24 months
726 EUR/year
726 EUR/year
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This Communication Engineering programme at the Carinthia University of Applied Sciences prepares participants for the upcoming challenges of Digital Transformation. Technologies like 5G or Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) are already game-changing aspects of Digital Communication that various industries are just beginning to discover.


Key facts

Students get to experience a wide variety of current technical developments in an ever-changing digital world. This hands-on, practical degree program enables students to oversee the multitude of data streams in technical networks and to plan and administer modern communication systems such as Optical Networks, Distributed Systems or Embedded Web Applications.

The progress of modern communication technologies is breathtaking: People all around the globe apply latest communication technologies to stay in touch – bridging geographical, national and cultural borders or even generational gaps. Machine-to-machine communication has evolved utilizing machine learning methods and opening access to worldwide date in real time.

Students of the Communication Engineering programme at the Carinthia University of Applied Sciences are receiving the essential knowledge first-hand to manage this ongoing technological revolution. Austria renowned for it’s living quality and modest study fees paired with the WORK&STUDY approach ensures the optimal start of your professional career – already while doing your master study.


The job markets of the digital world need highly-qualified engineers of communication technology, who because of their broad knowledge base are accustomed to work creatively. The international aspects of this master’s program and our high academic standards should give you the necessary security to start your career. Companies and/or research institutions should have the guarantee that they are hiring qualified employees with a practice-oriented education.

Our graduates are active in the following areas:

  • Communications and Internet service providers
  • Hardware and software development
  • Aviation & automotive engineering
  • IT consulting and service providers
  • Entertainment branch / broadcasting
  • Energy and traffic management

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Academic Skills  
  • Digital Signal Processing  
  • Information& Probability Theory  
  • Network & IT Management  
  • Software Development 
  • Wireless Communication

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Application periods for the study start in winter semester 2023:

  • 01.11.2022-15.03.2023
  • 16.03.2023-15.05.2023
  • 16.05.2023-15.07.2023
  • 16.07.2023-30.09.2023




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

In order to be admitted into a master degree program at the Carinthia University of Applied Sciences at least one of the following criteria must be fulfilled:

  • completion of a bachelor of arts/science degree that corresponds to the respective master degree program
  • completion of an equivalent degree program at a recognized Austrian or an international post-secondary institution of higher education 
Later submission of required documents
  • Persons in their last semester of their bachelor degree programs may apply for a study place in a master degree program by submitting their most current transcript of records.  The completion of the bachelor degree program certificates must be submitted during the registration process at the beginning of the semester.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    726 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 363 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    726 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 363 EUR per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Spittal an der Drau

800 - 1200 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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