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Erasmus Mundus in Information Technologies for Business Intelligence (It4bi - Dc)

Polytechnic University of Catalonia

36 months
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7200 EUR/year
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About

Erasmus Mundus in Information Technologies for Business Intelligence (It4bi - Dc) from Polytechnic University of Catalonia encompasses many scientific and technological fields including data warehouses, data mining, content analytics, business process management, visual analytics, and requires competences in information systems, web science, decision science, and software engineering.

Overview

Erasmus Mundus in Information Technologies for Business Intelligence (It4bi - Dc) from Polytechnic University of Catalonia is designed to develop research excellence in this broad scope of fields. Its main objective is to train computer scientists who understand and help develop the strategies of modern enterprise decision makers. IT4BI-DC is a continuation of the EMMC “Information Technologies for Business Intelligence” (IT4BI).

Careers

It will prepare the graduates both for a BI research career and, equally important, for a BI career in the ICT or services industry, or in public services. This is achieved through a strong interdisciplinary combination of excellent researchers from full partners and leading associated partners from industry, academia, and public institutions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research-specific courses
  • Innovation and entrepreneurship courses
  • Methodological and communication courses
  • Language courses
  • Knowledge dissemination through mandatory conference presentations and journal publication, allowing candidates to present and confront their findings, thereby familiarising themselves with essential practices such as peer-review and public debating.
  • External cooperation, ensuring that the candidate participate actively in another research environment outside his/her home and host universities. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Self-funded candidates may apply all year long

Credits

180 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Cover letter (stating your interest, your possibilities in the Doctorate, and anything you consider relevant to know for the Selection Committee)
  • Passport
  • Photo (passport size)
  • CV
  • Bachelor and master certificates (adding at least 300 ECTS)
  • Official transcripts
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Proof of contracts
  • Students have been awarded the equivalent of 300 ECTS of studies with a major in computer science, from an accredited university. At least, 60 of those ECTS must correspond to a Master's degree.
  • Students must be able to demonstrate proficiency in English by means of an internationally recognised test equivalent to level C1 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). These tests include, e.g., Cambridge English First A, IELTS (academic) 7.0, TOEFL (paper based) 637, TOEFL (computer based) 270, TOEFL (Internet based) 95, etc.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7200 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • National

    7200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7200 EUR per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Barcelona

770 - 1360 EUR /month
Living costs

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Funding

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