Master Master of Science Scholarship in Multimedia Signal Processing and Telecommunication Networks

at University of Genoa in Italy

The Master of Science program in Multimedia Signal Processing and Telecommunication Networks (Faculty of Engineering, University of Genoa, Italy) is offering scholarships for students, who possess a B.Sc. degree (or equivalent) and are interested in pursuing their studies in the ICT field.

The purpose of the program is to offer advanced education on the topics of signal, image, video, and multimedia processing, telecommunication systems, satellite systems, networking, telematics, antenna design, and applied electromagnetics. Expertise in both methodological-scientific bases and advanced design is thoroughly addressed to educate high-level ICT professionals in the framework of the Telecommunications Engineering disciplines.

Faculty members teaching in the program are actively involved in scientific and applied research projects funded by the European Union, the European Space Agency, the Italian Space Agency, and many other national and international institutions and private enterprises. Thanks to this ongoing research activity, the courses offered in the program are kept systematically up to date with the latest scientific and technological developments.

Graduates from the M.Sc. program can access professional opportunities in all companies needing ICT expertise for development, deployment, production, or management purposes. Moreover, the high-level scientific and technological background offered by the program allows graduates to pursue further their education in the ICT area, apply to doctoral and 2nd-level master positions, and be strong candidates in the related ranking procedures.

The program has a 2-year duration, consists of 120 ECTS, and will be concluded with the defense of a M.Sc. thesis. Next academic year classes will start in the second half of September 2012.

Students, who enroll in the program and are younger than 35 years old, can apply to scholarships and to other benefits and services, including accommodation. Scholarship values range between approximately 3800 and 4800 € (including restaurant and accommodation services). Rankings for students enrolling in the first year of the M.Sc. program depend on yearly revenues. Rankings for students enrolling in the second year depend on the number of passed exams (minimum 30 ECTS), the related grades, and the yearly revenues. Details can be found in the M.Sc. program website (see below).

Additional grants up to 3000 € per year will also be given on a competitive basis.

Formal administrative DEADLINES to enroll in the forthcoming academic year 2012/2013 and apply to the related scholarships will be approximately BETWEEN MID MAY 2012 AND THE BEGINNING OF JUNE 2012, at the latest. Specific deadlines are defined by the Italian embassy/consulate institutions in each country. Interested foreign students are STRONGLY ADVISED to contact the M.Sc. program coordinators as soon as possible (, This is especially relevant for students coming from outside the EU, for whom visas are generally required (on the contrary, no visa is needed for EU students).

For further information, please visit our website :

and contact the M.Sc. program coordinators:,

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