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Inter-university Master's Degree in Semiconductor Engineering and Microelectronic Design - 1st

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Academic coordinator
Dr. Eduard Llobet / Dr. Benjamí Íñiguez
School of Engineering (URV)
  • School of Telecommunications Engineering of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya in Barcelona
  • School of Engineering of the Universitat Rovira i Virgili
  • Faculty of Physics of the University of Barcelona
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In this Interuniversity Master's Degree in Semiconductor Engineering and Microelectronic Design, electronic engineers receive advanced training in the field of microelectronic circuit manufacturing and design technologies, and in the use of advanced microelectronic design tools. This advanced scientific and technical training specialises in designing and manufacturing integrated, digital and analogue circuits, and lays down the technological and research base that can rise to the challenges of the microelectronics industry.

Candidates must have a degree in electronic engineering or related areas with a minimum of 30 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits in content related to electronic devices and analogue or digital electronics. In addition, candidates must have knowledge of oral and written English at the B2 CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) level, or equivalent.

Find out more information from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, the coordinating university.

Career opportunities

Graduates of this master's degree can do research and work in companies from various sectors such as manufacturing, microelectronic design, automotion, robotics, power systems, communication and health. In this master's degree, students will learn about:

  • design, manufacture and maintenance of microelectronic devices and systems (chips);
  • leading trends and technologies in research and industry;
  • clean room technologies, electronic devices and integrated circuit design; and
  • entrepreneurship, innovation and leadership


  • Semiconductor Engineering:
    • Use of microelectronic chip technologies in areas such as clean room manufacturing, encapsulation, and reliability characterisation and analysis.
    • Physical understanding of the phenomena occurring in current and emerging semiconductor devices
  • Microelectronic Design:
    • Design of integrated, digital and analogue microelectronic circuits and systems in advanced technologies.

External practices

Optional, in technology companies.

Participating universities

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (coordinating university)

Universitat Rovira i Virgili

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Universitat de Barcelona