Aalto University (Aalto)

Helsinki, Finland

Established in 2010, the Aalto University is a new university with centuries of experience. The Aalto University was created from the merger of three Finnish universities: The Helsinki School of Economics, Helsinki University of Technology and The University of Art and Design Helsinki.

For more information about the EIT Digital Master School programme in Aalto University visit the website:

Aalto University website

Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME)

Budapest, Hungary

The Budapest University of Technology and Economics considers its role as to develop international relations in favour of improvement of expertise, knowledge and international reputation of professors, researchers and students.

For more information on the EIT Digital Master School programme in which Budapest University is involved visit the website:

BME website



Sophia-Antipolis, France

EURECOM is a Graduate school and Research Centre in Communication Systems located in the Sophia Antipolis technology park (French Riviera), a major European place for telecommunications activities.

EURECOM website

Eötvös Lorand University (ELTE)

Budapest, Hungary

This is the youngest faculty (2003) of the oldest Hungarian university (1635). Almost 3000 students decided to study computer science here. Usually, we have four times more student applications than available places. The high standard of training is guaranteed by the highly qualified academic staff.

For more information on the EIT Digital Master School programme in which ELTE University is involved visit the website:

ELTE website

Politecnico di Milano (POLIMI)


Milan, Italy

Politecnico di Milano (POLIMI) is Italy’s largest university of Architecture, Design and Engineering. According to the 2017 QS World University ranking in Engineering & Technology, POLIMI ranks first in Italy, seventh in Europe and twenty-fourth worldwide. Founded in 1863, POLIMI counts three main campuses located in Milan, and five campuses based around the Lombardy region, one of the most industrialised areas of Europe. Strategic research is carried out in many fields including ICT, mathematics and management, with more than 250 laboratories. The university conducts a strong internationalisation policy, with several programmes taught entirely in English. In 2015/2016, 21% of the students enrolled in Master of Science Programmes were international.

POLIMI offers two EIT Digital Master School programmes: Data Science and Human Computer Interaction and Design.

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Polimi website

Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)

Stockholm, Sweden

KTH in Stockholm is the largest, oldest and most international technical university in Sweden. No less than one-third of Sweden’s technical research and engineering education capacity at university level is provided by KTH. Education and research spans from natural sciences to all the branches of engineering and includes architecture, industrial management and urban planning.

For more information on the EIT Digital Master School programme in which KTH University is involved visit the website:

KTH website

Sorbonne University (SU)

Sorbonne University

Paris, France

Pierre & Marie Curie University (UPMC) and Paris-Sorbonne merged on 1 January 2018 to become the new entity Sorbonne University.

Sorbonne University brings together Science & Engineering, Arts & Humanities as well as Medicine to answer the intellectual and scientific challenges of the 21st century. 53,400 students, among which 10,200 international students benefit from the best educational opportunities through monodisciplinary, bi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary programmes.

Sorbonne University research draws on more than 3,400 professor-researchers in its laboratories and partners with the major French research institutes. Sorbonne University also deploys strong international co-operation initiatives, enabling its students, academic staff and researchers to increase their exchanges with the rest of the world.

For more information on the EIT Digital Master School programme in which Sorbonne University is involved visit the website*


Technical University Berlin (TUB)

Berlin, Germany

The internationally renowned Technische Universität Berlin is located in Germany’s capital city at the heart of Europe. Our activities focus on building a distinctive profile, exceptional performance in research and teaching, excellent qualifications for our graduates and a forward-looking administration.

For more information on the EIT Digital Master School programme in which Technical University Berlin is involved visit the website:

TU Berlin website

Technical University Eindhoven (TUE)

Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Eindhoven University of Technology is an internationally leading university that specializes in Engineering Science & Technology. Eindhoven University of Technology is located in the top technology region of Brainport, the beating technological heart of the Netherlands. Relationships with high-tech companies and organisations in the region are many and good, and that bears fruit for you in your assignments, internships, graduation projects and work. ‘Where innovation starts’ is the TU/e slogan for very good reasons.

Contact: Martijn Klabbers, martijn.klabbers@eitdigital.eu

For more information on the EIT Digital Master School programme in which the University of Technology is involved visit the website:

TUe website

Technical University of Madrid (UPM)

Madrid, Spain

UPM degrees cover all areas of Architecture and Engineering in current society in which the technological advances are decisive and scientists and engineers acquire greater and greater responsibility.

Université Côte d’Azur,UCA - former UNS

Nice, France

The Université Côte d’Azur,UCA - former UNS, second largest multidisciplinary university in France with 25,000 students, stands out as a higher education institution strongly committed to international openness.

The University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis offers Data Science as an Entry and an Exit. The courses are physically taught at Polytech Nice Sophia on the Sophia Antipolis campus.

Polytech Nice Sophia belongs to the Polytech consortium, a network of excellence bringing together 14 graduate schools of engineering, embedded in leading French universities. Polytech delivers Master of Engineering labelled ‘Titre d’ingénieur diplômé’ and ‘EURopean ACcredited Engineer’ (EUR-ACE®). Both labels are recognized by employers as proof of high quality standard in engineering education.

EIT Digital Master School students enrolled in first year in Data Science at Polytech Nice Sophia are awarded a Master degree in Computer Science from the University Côte d'Azur as well as from the other EIT Digital partner university they will be studying at.

On top of that, they can also choose to be awarded the ‘Titre d’ingénieur diplômé’ and ‘EUR-ACE’ quality labels in Applied Mathematics - Data science specialty, from Polytech Nice Sophia. To do so, students only need to successfully complete one additional semester at Polytech Nice Sophia after the EIT Digital Master School. Moreover, rules are under revision, and probably from 2019, no additional semester may even be needed.

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Further information on EIT Digital Master Programme in Data Science at UNS can be found here.

University of Rennes 1 (UR1)

Rennes, France

The University of Rennes 1 – with 23 000 students – is an internationally acknowledged university located in Rennes, in the West of France. Rennes is one of France’s liveliest and student-friendliest cities and a high-tech R&D center of global renown, at the convergence point of media, telecommunications and IT. It hosts world-class research Labs in ICT and is tightly integrated within the industrial, innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem in ICT.

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University of Technology Delft (DUT)

Delft, The Netherlands

Delft University of Technology is the highest ranking Dutch university in the World Reputation Ranking 2013 of the Times Higher Education. TU Delft’s excellent research and education standards are backed by outstanding facilities, research institutes and research schools, and a vibrant entrepreneurial incubator Yes!Delft. We are committed to the international exchange of knowledge. You will meet countless international students and staff here at the university. At present, up to 30% of the master student population is made up of foreign students. 

Contact: Dr.ir. J.F.M. (Hans) Tonino, J.F.M.Tonino@tudelft.nl 

For more information on the EIT Digital Master Programme in which Delft University of Technology is involved visit the website:

TU Delft website

University of Trento (UNITN)

Trento, Italy

The University of Trento is constantly working to develop its international dimension, establishing and developing networks and partnerships that guarantee the opportunity of cooperation with regard to education, research and relations with industry.

For more information on the EIT Digital Master School programme in which University of Trento is involved visit the website:

UNITN website

University of Turku (UTU)

Turku, Finland

The University of Turku is an internationally acknowledged, multidisciplinary scientific university located on the Southwest coast of Finland, in the vivid student city of Turku. With over 21,000 students and 3,500 employees, it is one of the major universities in Finland.

University of Twente (UT)

Twente, The Netherlands

University of Twente offers a range of educational qualifications, including Bachelor’s degrees, Master’s degrees, PhDs and post-academical programmes. The basis for all education is the three-year Bachelor’s programme which culminates in a Bachelor of Science degree. The Bachelor’s degree allows access to one or more Master’s programmes, which in turn lead to a Master of Science degree. The unifying theme which can be found throughout all educational activities is entrepreneurship.

Contact: Drs. J (Jan) Schut, j.schut@utwente.nl

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University Paris Sud (UPS)

Paris, France

The University Paris-Sud is a truly international institution. Every year, the University sends many of its students abroad for part of their studies, while at the same time hosting a large number of foreign students. In 2008-2009 over 4,800 students from over 132 countries came to the University.

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