Jun 3, 2016

Master Program in Internet and Multimedia Engineering, University of Genoa

The Master Program deals with advanced education on signal, image, and video processing, networking and telematics, mobile and fixed communications systems, and applied electromagnetics, to build high-level ICT professionals in Internet, Multimedia, and Telecommunication Engineering.

Strong characterization toward Internet Engineering on one side, and toward Signal Processing applied to Multimedia Systems, either networked or stand-alone, on the other side. The subjects taught are aimed at providing vision and knowledge tailored to the current technology evolution, where distributed and integrated communication and processing architectures are most often encountered. Attention is devoted to the development of capabilities suitable for the design, management, and operation of distributed multimedia applications, in mobility and over heterogeneous networks, with diverse levels of smartness and interactivity.

Graduates’ professional opportunities include all companies needing ICT expertise for development, deployment, production, and management. The high-level scientific and technological background offered by the program also allows graduates to be strong candidates in Ph.D. and 2nd-level master applications.

Professors and Research Staff are actively involved in research projects funded by the European Commission, the European Space Agency, the Italian Space Agency, universities around the world, and many other institutions and private companies. Owing to this research activity, the courses are always up to date with the latest scientific and technological achievements.

The program has 2-year duration, includes 120 ECTS, and is concluded with the defense of a master thesis. Classes start in the second half of September.

The University of Genoa offers scholarships and accommodation to its students through the Regional Authority for School and University Services of Liguria Region (ARSEL). Dedicated grants for the students of this program may be provided in each academic year.

Students who possess a Bachelor (or equivalent) degree in ICT are very welcome.

For all foreign students: you are strongly advised to upload your curriculum, titles, and qualifications to the program website (http://www.ime.politecnica.unige.it) for a pre-evaluation, and contact the program coordinator, franco.davoli@cnit.it, asap. Visas are generally required for non-EU students. No visa is needed for EU students.

For students coming from outside EU: you MUST also pre-enroll to this program at the Italian embassy/consulate in your country. This step is MANDATORY for non-EU students.


Prof. Franco Davoli, franco.davoli@cnit.it, Master Program Coordinator
Management Office: didattica@diten.unige.it
Admin Foreign Students Office of the University of Genoa: sass@unige.it