Telecommunication Engineering: Smart Sensing, Computing and Networking

  • Internationally-oriented Master’s degree program
  • High level training in radiofrequency IoT systems for modern telecommunications
  • Stimulating, dynamic and international study environment
  • Highly qualified professional profiles addressed both to the employment needs of the area and to wide-ranging contexts of the ICT market
  • 100% employment rate within 1 year


  • Wireless, intelligent and programmable networks and devices
  • Antennas and sensors for telecommunications and imaging
  • Programming of sensors and mobile devices for IoT
  • Distributed systems (cloud/edge computing)

Teaching approaches

  • Theoretical lectures, exercises and laboratory activities aimed at learning-by-doing
  • Individual and group projects
  • Seminars and internships in research centers and ICT companies


Students participate in competition examination. Admission requirements can be found in the admission announcement. Enrollment stages are the following:

  • Early (July)
  • Standard (September)
  • Postponed (October/December): if places are still available

After the publication of the final ranking, admitted students can enroll by paying the first fee instalment. Non-EU students can participate in a specific call (March / April); Pre-registration on is required

For the announcement of admission, the attachments and further information consult the section dedicated to master’s degrees

Degree program class
LM27 Telecommunications Engineering
60 Slots available
Language English
Duration 2 years

Course description

The Master’s Degree Course in ‘Telecommunication Engineering: Smart Sensing, Computing and Networking’ meets the need to train professionals in the field of Telecommunication Engineering, that will fulfill the specific employment requirements of the area, and can work in wider contexts of the labor market, even on an international level.  The program provides a multidisciplinary training, delivered in English, ranging in the fields of radio waves, computer science, networks and telecommunications systems, with seminars and internships in research centers and ICT companies.


Graduates in classes L-8 ex DM270/04 and L-9 ex DM509/99; graduates in any class who have acquired: 12ETCS in the SSD MAT/02,/03,/04,/05,/06,/07,/08,/09; 12ETCS in the SSD CHIM/07 and FIS/01; 12ETCS in the SSD ING-INF/02 and ING-INF/03; 6ETCS in the SSD ING-INF/01, INF/01 and ING-INF/05; candidates/and students with a foreign degree related to class L-8


Training of professionals with high expertise on IoT systems and applications, wireless sensors, next generation mobile networks (5G/6G), smart antennas, modern radar systems, cloud/edge computing, as well as networks and programmable devices for modern communication technologies


Contexts where design, production and management skills are required such as telecommunications networks and systems, radar systems for mobility and smart localization, advanced applications for innovative ICT services (‘smart health’, ‘smart city’, ‘smart home’, environmental monitoring, telemedicine)

Training of professionals with high expertise on IoT systems and applications, wireless sensors, next generation mobile networks (5G/6G), smart antennas, modern radar systems, cloud/edge computing, as well as networks and programmable devices for modern communication technologies


Fees, contributions and exemptions

Costs calculated based on family income (ISEE-University) and including:

  • fee for the equal access to university studies (from 130€ to 160€);
  • annual amount (from 0 (if ISEE-University <= € 22,000) to € 2,000);

Flat tax = €1,000 for international students (UE and non UE)

With a family income (ISEE-University < € 24,000) students are entitled to receive:

  • Scholarship consisting of total exemption from taxes, cash share, canteen and accommodation service (for off-site students)
  • Grants for international mobility
  • Reduced rates for the use of sports facilities and cultural services
  • Benefits for students completing their degrees within regulation time

Exclusively on grounds of merit, students can obtain:

  • International mobility grants (Erasmus)
  • Free accommodation and canteen services published in the call DUnicAL career program for student-athletes.
  • Scholarships for non-EU students Facilitated access to STEM programs
  • prizes for excellent students
  • higher scholarships for female students

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Life on Campus

In the largest and best equipped campus in Italy students will experience the sense of a unique university community, sharing educational, recreational, sporting and cultural events with fellow colleagues and professors. The Campus is equipped with lecture rooms, a sports center, theaters, amphitheaters, cinemas, cafes, refreshment areas and other places for socialization, thus offering an extraordinary human and educational experience.

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Services to Students

Unical is organized as an independent town that provides the best possible solutions of accommodation for students and staff living on campus, because it offers multiple services for study activities and for individual and collective well-being: libraries, the Language Learning Center, counselling and inclusion services. The Campus also includes a health center, a post office, a bank counter and a mindfulness dedicated area.

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Residential Center

It complements and completes the services provided by the University of Calabria and has put into shape the idea of a British-American campus-style University. It encompasses 10 districts hosting the university residences, consisting of apartments with double and single rooms, living room, kitchen and toilets. In these districts there are common areas for study and recreational activities and sports, there are TV rooms, game rooms and gyms; launderettes and bike rental services are also available.

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