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Master's degree in Informatics Engineering

The master's degree  in Informatics Engineering trains students to become professionals who can give support within any kind of organisation or as part of companies that are involved in or directly provide advanced digital services. Informatics covers a wide range of disciplines, including the design of hardware and software and the services that make these useful for society. Indeed, social and economic progress cannot be understood without taking into account the role played by informatics in all spheres of society.

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Duration and start date
1.5 academic years, 90 ECTS credits. Starting September and February
Timetable and delivery
Afternoons. Face-to-face
Fees and grants
Approximate fees for the master’s degree, excluding degree certificate fee, €3,975 (€5,962 for non-EU residents).
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Language of instruction

Subjects will be taught in Catalan or Spanish, depending on the student's level of comprehension and on the teaching objectives of the master's degree course.


Barcelona School of Informatics (FIB)

Official degree
Recorded in the Ministry of Education's degree register
General requirements
Academic requirements for admission to master's degrees
Pre-enrolment closed (consult the new pre-enrolment periods in the academic calendar).
How to pre-enrol
How to enrol
Legalisation of foreign documents
All documents issued in non-EU countries must be legalised and bear the corresponding apostille.

First semester

  • Business Integration of Information Systems 3
  • Computing and Intelligent Systems 6
  • Efqm and Quality Management 1.5
  • Embedded and Ubiquous Systems 6
  • High Performance Computer Architecture 6
  • Incorporating the Know-How into the Decision Process 1.5
  • Interactive Graphic Systems 6
  • Interfaces and Accessibility 3
  • Realistic Animation of Articulated Bodies 3
  • Sustainability, Economy and Social Commitment 1.5
  • Techniques and Tools for Bioinformatics 3

Second semester

  • Cloud Computing 3
  • Computer Games 3
  • Data Mining Techniques 3
  • Development and Management of Information Systems 6
  • Digital Identity 3
  • Financing for Innovative Business Projects 1.5
  • Informatic Technologies for Automation 3
  • Internet of Things 3
  • Internet, Security and Multimedia Contents Distribution 6
  • Programming of Cell Phones and Mobile Autonomous Devices 3
  • Software Development for Geographic Ans Spacial Information 3
  • Strategic Planning and IT Governance 4.5
  • Viability of Innovative Business Projects 4.5

Third semester

  • Master's Thesis 30
  • CompulsoryECTS
  • OptionalECTS
  • ProjectECTS
Double-degree pathways with foreign universities
  • Master's degree in Informatics Engineering (MEI) + Master's degree in Informatics- Mention in Computer Science or Mention in Software Engineering (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, PUCP)
  • Master's degree in Informatics Engineering (MEI) +  Ingénieur ISIMA  (Institut Supérieur d’Informatique, de Modélisation et de leurs Applications (Grande Ecole francesa, ISIMA), Université Blaise Pascal

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