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Master’s degree in Industrial Automation Engineering


The Master degree program in Industrial Automation Engineering provides high level education to graduate students with a bachelor in Electrical Engineering or scientific disciplines. The syllabus comprises topics in the following areas: Electrical Engineering, Automation, Economics and Management. Lectures are integrated by lab activities, seminars and tutorials, delivered by industry leaders and visiting professors from all over the world.

The program is organized into two curricula:

  • Robotics and Mechatronics
  • Industrial Technologies and Management

Graduates from the Master’s Degree in Industrial Automation Engineering can work in production innovation and develop, process planning and programming, complex system advanced design and managing; in electronics, electromechanics, aerospace, chemicals and aeronautical companies that develop design and implementation for automated systems, processes and systems for automation that work that integrate computer components, apparatuses of measures, transmission and implementation. They can also find employment in service companies and as freelancers.

Quick Facts

Duration 2 years
Start Date September
Tuition Fee For Eu students fees are based on students’ family income. They range from about €156 to €4,000 per year.
For Non-EU students a flat rate is determined according to country of origin and range from €400 to €4,500.
Location Pavia, Italy


Students are going to study the following subjects and much more:

  • Robotics and Mechatronics curriculum: automation; design of automation machines, electrical machines and drives, robotics and embedded systems, telecommunications, electronics.
  • Industrial Technologies and Management: automation; design of automation machines, electrical machines and drives, robotics and embedded systems, applied economics to industrial and business management and logistic.

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Entry Requirements

  • 3-year Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in Engineering or similar background
  • B1 level English proficiency

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