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Program Coordinator

Master Communication Systems and Networks

Prof. Dr. Uwe Dettmar

Prof. Dr. Uwe Dettmar

Informations-, Medien- und Elektrotechnik

  • Campus Deutz
    Betzdorfer Straße 2
    50679 Köln
  • Room ZN 8-2
  • Phone: +49 221-8275-2941

Program Coordinator

Bachelor Electrical Engineering

Prof. Dr. Carsten Vogt

Prof. Dr. Carsten Vogt

Informations-, Medien- und Elektrotechnik

  • Campus Deutz
    Betzdorfer Straße 2
    50679 Köln
  • Room ZN-06-11
  • Phone: +49 221-8275-2435

Coordinator

Double Degree Programs at TH Köln

Christina Düring

Christina Düring

Hochschulreferat Internationale Angelegenheiten

  • Campus Südstadt
    Claudiusstraße 1
    50678 Köln
  • Room A1.55
  • Phone: +49 221-8275-2122

Double Degree Programs at the Faculty of Information, Media and Electrical Engineering

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Why not live in Valencia for an extended period? Students of the Bachelor in Electrical Engineering (with a focus on Communications Engineering) and 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.

Double Degree Programm: Communication Systems and Networks

At a Glance

Partner University

Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV)

Campus Valencia

Degree at TH Köln

Communication Systems and Networks (M.Sc.)

Degree at the partner university

Telecommunication Technologies, Systems and Networks (M.Sc.)

Semester times 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 30.04.2021
Program Coordinator Prof. Dr. Uwe Dettmar


Program schedule

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 & 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.

Double degree program: Electrical engineering (BA; focus on communications engineering)

At a Glance

Partner University

Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV)

Campus Gandia

Degree at TH Köln Electrical Engineering (B.Sc.)

Degree at the partner university

Telecommunications Systems, Sound and Image Engineering (B.Sc.)

Semester times at the partner university

WiSe: mid-September to mid-February;
SoSe: mid-February to end of June

Start of Program

Usually winter semester.

In consultation with the program coordinator, also possible for the summer semester.

Language of Instruction

Spanish and English

Application Deadline

6 months before the stay abroad

Program Coordinator

Prof. Dr. Carsten Vogt


Program schedule

To earn a double degree, you must successfully complete two semesters of study at UPV at the Gandia campus. Following this, you must complete your bachelor thesis on site.


Requirements & Application

You have to prove 180 ECTS according to the first three years of the program. You can get a detailed list of subjects from the program coordinator Prof. Carsten Vogt (link). In addition, you must prove language skills in English (B2) and in Spanish (B1).

Please contact Prof. Carsten Vogt (again link) about half a year before the start of your stay. He will give you all further information about the application process.

Benefits

  • 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

Funding Opportunities

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.

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