MASTER’S IN PHOTONICS: NEW CALL FOR 20 SCHOLARSHIPS UP TO 49,000 EURO TO ATTEND THE LAST INTAKE OF THE INTERNATIONAL TWO-YEAR MASTER’S PROGRAM PIXNET. CALL DEADLINES IN MARCH 2020

The Master’s course on Photonic Integrated Circuits, Sensors and NETworks (PIXNET) is a two-year program aimed at training young engineers in photonics technology, photonic integrated circuits and optical transport networks. The programme is an interdisciplinary, multinational, joint initiative delivered by an international consortium of top-level higher education institutions: Sant’Anna School Institute of Communication, Information and Perception Technologies (TeCIP) – Pisa, Aston University, Technische Universiteit - Eindhoven and Osaka University.

The PIXNET Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) international path under the European Commission Erasmus+ - key action 1 – Mobility offers 20 scholarships for a two-year program, covering tuition fees, travel costs, accommodation and board up to 49,000 Euro. The Selection Committee will evaluate candidates with higher merits. The PIXNET Consortium partners appoint the Selection Committee members.

The European partners, Sant’Anna School INPHOTEC Lab., Aston University and the Technische Universiteit – Eindhoven will provide fabrication facilities for innovative optical manufacturing technologies and high-performance miniaturization for a wide range of applications. In particular, the INPHOTEC Lab. has the expertise to guide students to create a paradigm shift in the development and manufacturing of cost-effective integrated components.

The successful completion of the Master’s program will lead to the award of 2 or more degrees from the universities of the PIXNET Consortium where students have successfully attended a minimum of 1-semester course (Master of Science on Photonic Integrated Circuits, Sensors and NETworks, Aston University - Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven - Master of Engineering, Osaka University - and Master’s 1st level degree, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna).

Partner-country student applicants (non-EU and non-Resident in EU) must enter their application by the 5th of March 2020

Programme-country student applicants (from the EU Member States or resident in EU over the last five years, including Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein and Turkey) may apply until 17th of March 2020.

Please visit http://pixnet.santannapisa.it/what-is-pixnet/pixnet-next-intake-an-overview/ for more information on application process 2020-2022.