Double Degree Communication Systems and Networks (Master)
Why not live in Valencia for an extended period? Students of the Master in Communication Systems and Networks have the opportunity to earn an additional degree at the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) while gaining experience abroad.
The UPV has been an established partner university of the TH Köln for many years. With around 37,000 students, it is one of the largest universities in Spain and spreads over several locations.
At a Glance
|Partner University||Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV)|
|Degree at TH Köln||Communication Systems and Networks (M.Sc.)|
|Degree at the Partner University||Telecommunication Technologies, Systems and Networks (M.Sc.)|
|Lecture period at the Partner University||WiSe: mid-September to mid-February; SoSe: mid-February to end of June|
|Start of Program||usually summer semester Winter semester also possible, but the study program will be extended by one semester.|
|Language of Instruction||mainly Spanish, some modules in English|
|Application Deadline||Six months before the stay abroad|
|Program Coordinator||Prof. Dr. Uwe Dettmar|
In order to obtain a double degree, you must successfully complete one semester of study at UPV at the Valencia Campus. Afterwards you have the possibility to write your master thesis either on site at UPV, in a company or at TH Köln.
Prerequisites and Application
At the time of application, you do not yet need ECTS. At the start of your stay abroad, you have to prove 30 ECTS. You will receive a detailed list of the required ECTS from the program coordinator Prof. Dr. Uwe Dettmar. In addition, you must prove language skills in English (B2) and Spanish (A2).
Please contact Prof. Dr. Uwe Dettmar in good time for information about the application process. You must apply to him in writing by the end of April of each year at the latest.
- Recognition of academic achievements
- Acquisition of an additional bachelor's or master's degree
- Study at a renowned partner university with no tuition fees
- Studies in English and Spanish possible
- Professional support on site
- Funding through the Erasmus+ program possible
Being the early bird is key! Start looking for suitable funding or scholarship opportunities as early as possible. Below are some funding and scholarship programs that you might consider:
There are also a variety of public and private organizations and foundations that support student mobility abroad.