Telecommunication, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 20 days
  • Tuition
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding


Objective of course: To impart knowledge of some interesting telecommunication systems through `learning-on the-job. To introduce students to DTU and demonstrate project-based teaching.

The DTU Summer University stay comprises:

  • Thoroughly prepared academic and scientific course contents
  • General information about DTU and its many study offers
  • Introduction to relevant sponsor companies
  • Welcome party for all Summer University students
  • Social events in an international atmosphere

After passing the course the student is awarded a certificate and ascribed 3-5 ECTS study credits, which may be transferred to the students current study program.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 20 days
  • Credits
    5 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Entry Level

Programme Structure

The course starts with an introduction to DTU and DTU Fotonik. The emphasis is on aspects of the course relevant for future guest and MSc students. DTU Fotonik research facilities are also presented.

The course then comprises two projects each involving six days of work with submission of a final report. The projects are in areas in which DTU enjoys international renown. They are likely to include:

  • Experiments with lasers and optics for optical communication
  • Wireless over fiber
  • Modelling and simulation of a communication network
  • Video coding

Academic Requirements

The summer course is intended for students around the mid-point of a five-year course in electronics, telecommunication or computer-engineering. The principal selection criteria will be knowledge of telecommunication and knowledge of written and oral English.

Admission requirements Telecommunication:

  • Computer science
  • Information and data transmission
  • Computer networks
  • Telecommunication

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • Free EU/EEA

There is no tuition fee, but a cost for accommodation: 300


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