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Fundamentals of Smart Cities - Planning, Design and Management, Short Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 21 days


Objectives of the Fundamentals of Smart Cities: Planning, Design and Management short course offered at UCAM - Catholic University of Murcia

  • Know the different technologies and standards used by the most representative smart cities nowadays. 
  • Get useful practice and knowledge about sensor management and intelligence. Understand the relationship of energy efficiency, renewable energy and sustainable urbanism with smart city. 
  • Get depth knowledge and real practice in Rivas Vaciamadrid, two times nominated for the World Smart City Awards. 
  • Get in contact with some representatives of the international and Spanish Smart City industry and entrepreneurs.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 21 days
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Energy efficiency, renewable energy and sustainable urbanism
  • Smart City Networks: Fixed, Mobile and Wireless Network
  • Smart City Sensors
  • Laboratory Practice: Smart Parking Development with Open Hardware and Software
  • Smart City Platforms and Operating Systems
  • Internet of Things and Smart Cities
  • Security at the Smart City
  • Big Data Fundamentals
  • Big Data: Successful Cases & Challenges
  • Intelligent and Sustainable Mobility 
  • Projects of Infrastructures and Services in the Smart Cities. PublicPrivate collaboration


  • Dr. Rafael Melendreras
  • Dr. José Javier Medina
  • Dr. Andrés Muñoz 
  • Dr. Juan Miguel Navarro 
  • Eng. Carlos Ventura 

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

Submit your personal data and attach the required documents:

  • University access - transcript of records. Attested copy 
  • Proof of health insurance that covers Spain/Europe  
  • Passport copy 
  • ID Photo

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3905 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3905 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 21 days.
  • EU/EEA

    3905 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3905 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 21 days.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Murcia

  • 580 - 960 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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