Communication Systems

Creating a connected world

The Master's Program in Communication Systems offers prospective candidates a unique education emphasizing the global interplay of Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering.

Research in this program is focused on building and demonstrating technologies that will be required in next-generation systems and their integration into operational communication systems.

Program’s Objectives

The internationally diverse faculty is composed of world-renowned visionaries in their fields. The research programs cover almost all aspects of modern communications, including theoretical foundations, security, signal processing, vision, networking, computer engineering and systems.

The extensive list of our industrial contacts favors fruitful interplay between our cutting-edge research and its transfer into real world situations, and helps students gain valuable industrial experience during their studies.

Graduates from the program in Communication Systems will be ready for careers in fields such as development, research, operations and management. Numerous graduates have also launched their own companies.

Study plan


Teaching Language: English

Please note that the information regarding the programs’ structure as well as details of the study plan may be subject to change.

Entry Requirements

Candidates must have a certificate of Bachelor in Computer Science from a recognized university , with excellent academic records. A Bachelor title in Mathematics, Physics, Electrical Engineering or related field may be accepted with complementary credits to fill any gaps.

Online application

More information

You will find the complete curriculum, a list and description of courses, and detailed info about Specializations and Minors on the Communication Systems section’s specific pages.


In case of specific questions about this program, please contact the Communication Systems section:

[email protected]

+41 (0)21 693 56 37