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Master of Science in Communications and Signal Processing


Degree Conferred

Master of Science (MSc)

Double Diploma from KNRTU-KAI and Ilmenau University of Technology

Entry Requirements

Bachelor Degree in Engineering

English level of A1/A2

Language of Instruction


Terms of Study

2 years (4 semesters)

1st and 2nd semesters – at KNRTU-KAI

3rd semester – at Ilmenau University of Technology

4th semester – at Ilmenau University of Technology or KNRTU-KAI

Study fee

Russian citizens (budget students) - free of charge

CIS countries students pay only part of the cost of German education (the Russian part of education is free) - 1,550 EUR per year

VISA countries students pay the full study fee - 3,400 EUR per year

Contact Persons

KNRTU-KAI, Russia - Prof. Adel Nadeev (AFNadeev@kai.ru)

Ilmenau University of Technology - Prof. Dr. Martin Haardt (martin.haardt@tu-ilmenau.de)


Curriculum (in English and Russian)

Module Handbook (in English and Russian)


  1. Laboratory of modern telecommunication technologies together with Siemens Int. Corp. equipped with modern telecommunication equipment: switching station Siemens (Hi Path) and Avaya, Cisco routers, wireless local loop equipment
  2. Laboratory of digital transmission systems and guide systems equipped with modern developing and analyzing tools of analog and digital lines, microwave devices, antenna systems
  3. Laboratory of mobile communication systems equipped with fully functional educational cellular system by CDMA standard produced by Qualcom, equipment GSM, radio measuring equipment Rhode & Schwarz
  4. Laboratory of Geographic Information Technology equipped with a software suite “Resource”, which allows us to solve the problem of optimal placement of radio transmitting stations, to carry out research and development of geographic information systems to analyze the coverage areas of broadcasting systems, mobile communications and wireless local loop.
  5. Laboratory Rhode & Schwarz equipped with advanced radio measuring equipment for dielectric spectroscopy method, radio measurements, and network analysis in the band up to 50 GHz
  6. Laboratory of distance learning technologies based on the National Instruments technologies enables
  7. remote laboratory studies with real laboratory and measuring equipment
  8. “Fiber-optic technology” Center equipped with modern station of recording Bragg fiber gratings, measuring equipment for research and development of radiophotonic’s principles.
  9. Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials Center equipped with an analytical research equipment for the analysis of nanomaterials and the development of nanotechnology in electronics.