Master of Science in Digital Communications

General Information

We offer

  • A 2-year Master’s degree programme resulting in an M.Sc. degree in Digital Communications from Kiel University, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology department.
  • Lectures and labs are taught entirely in English; despite a mandatory German Course.
  • No tuition fees for the degree programme.
  • Start of programme: mid-October every year.
  • Programme is accredited by the ASIIN accreditation agency
  • Participation in modern communications and information technology research, including digital transmission, advanced signal and system theory, advanced digital signal processing, optical communications, information and coding theory, digital transmission via antennas and fibers, wireless communications, communication networks, etc.
  • Possibility for thesis work with industry or large research facilities.
  • Training with state-of-the-art laboratory and computer equipment.
  • Opportunities to join a Ph.D programme after very successful graduation.
  • High success rate. Currently about 80% of the students that start our Master's degree programme actually obtain their Master's degree. Such a high success rate is due to
    - a strict selection process during the application
    - excellent supervision and support during the studies
    - high quality equipment and teaching personnel
  • And a friendly, pleasant environment!

You contribute

  • A qualified Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and/or Information Technology.
  • The desire to learn and work with small, qualified teams and thereby qualify yourself.
  • Sufficient English language skills (GRE) to follow lectures and to read and write papers.
  • An interest in the German language and culture.