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Master's degree in Innovation and Research in Informatics (MIRI)

Barcelona School of Informatics (FIB)

Informatics has become a major driving force in many scientific and technological fields. In fact, current socioeconomic progress cannot be understood without considering access to and exchange of information between people and machines and between systems and institutions. There is a growing need for professionals who have strong drive, talent and solid training as provided by the master's degree in Innovation and Research in Informatics (master's degree website). It is designed to provide a solid background in different aspects of research in the fields of advanced computing, computer graphics and virtual reality, computer networks and distributed systems, high-performance computing and service engineering.


  • Advanced Computing
  • Computer Graphics and Virtual Reality
  • Computer Networks and Distributed Systems
  • High Performance Computing
  • Service Engineering
Duration and start date
Two academic years, 120 ECTS credits. Starting September and February
Timetable and delivery
Mornings. Face-to-face
Fees and grants
Approximate fees for the master’s degree, excluding other costs, €3,320 (€8,300 for non-EU residents).
This master's degree was selected in the Masters of Excellence grant programme of the Catalunya-La Pedrera Foundation. More information is available at the Foundation's website.
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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.
Double-degree pathways with foreign universities
  • Master's degree in Innovation and Research in Informatics +  Master of Science Degree in Computer Engineering (Politecnico di Torino).

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