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The term "Smart City" sprung in recent years and it is going to have an ever-growing influence on our society. Some cities have already started to identify themselves as smart by demonstrating their technological adaptation to attract new citizens and investments, optimise city services, improve the living standards and maximize the planned investments.

This master's degree has been introduced as a result of the novel vision of cities and the technological paradigm of Smart Cities. Upon the completion of this degree students acquire a professional profile that is highly demanded nowadays. They will be knowledgeable about the technologies and computer models used within the framework of Smart Cities (data collection, automation, data science, platforms, building automation, energy consumption, efficiency, sustainability, etc.).

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Dr. Juan M. Corchado
The Faculty of Science
University of Salamanca

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Pre-enrolment and enrolment

Application open for 2020/2021. Limited places.


February 2021 to December 2021

from May 4, 2020
to January 11, 2021

from January 21
to February 1, 2021

Who is it for?

Master’s degree: it is open to students who hold an official university degree, from Spain or another country, issued by a higher education institution in the European Higher Education Area.

Specialist degree: students must meet university entrance requirements: They completed a higher degree vocational course (FP2), passed the official Spanish university entrance exam, called PAU, PAEG or the entrance exam for people over 25 and 45 years of age who do not possess an academic degree.

Students will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis until all available places have been taken, provided that the students have the required qualifications and/or proven experience.

Career opportunities

Upon graduating, students will have the capacity to work as:

  • Coordinator of a development group
  • Consultant. Many companies in the telecommunications sector need a professional trained in the area of Smart Cities, with knowledge in inter-device communications.
  • Programmer of urban domotics projects.
  • Researcher in projects aimed at automating the processes of urban, industrial, transport or health sectors, so that they can be completed more rapidly, precisely and efficiently, and in a less invasive way.
  • Analysts of the large amount of data that smart cities generate, drawing conclusions from them.

Learning Mode: Online and Blended

The teaching will take place in on-site laboratories that can be streamed by students in the online mode.
Details regarding the laboratories will be provided by the module coordinator. The laboratory sessions will be held:

16:00h to 20:45h

In the online mode the teaching will be done through our plataforma de formación virtual. The topics will be presented periodically and will include videos, graphic resources, etc. Some of the on-site classes will also be recorded and students will be able to view them on the training platform.

Work placement in companies

Online or on-site internships will be offered to students thanks to our collaboration with the IoT Digital Innovation Hub. This Master collaborates with companies that offer internships to students who are completing their studies, contributing to their professional development. Some of these companies are:


All the students will have access to the online Campus where they will learn and participate in the forums and chats with the teachers and other students.



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