MAS Internet of Things – 2019


  • Master the fundamentals of IoT with cutting edge experts from the European research and industry ecosystem
  • Develop complex skills and expertise combining academic knowledge and methodology with business expertise
  • Encourage the pooling of experience and knowledge between peers and with stakeholders to develop innovative approaches
  • Build a professional network in the area

At the end of the programme the participants will have gained capabilities and knowledge to:

  • Master a strategic and holistic view encompassing technological, societal and business dimensions
  • Identify critical issues and manage solutions related to IoT strategy design and implementation
  • Acquire a holistic view and understanding of the IoT ecosystems and deployments
  • Acquire scientific knowledge on all issues related to the IoT systems and technologies


Chief technology officer, member of direction or manager in charge of defining the technological strategy of his company, civil servant in charge of smart cities planning, deployment and maintenance, director of information systems, project manager with IoT, research and innovation manager, business and production manager, engineer with several years of experience

Learning outcomes

  • Master strategic and holistic view of the Internet of Things encompassing technological, societal and business dimensions;
  • Develop an innovative, interdisciplinary and holistic approach;
  • Identify critical issues and solutions related to Internet of Things strategy design and implementation;
  • Acquire a holistic view and a sound understanding of the Internet of Things ecosystems and deployments;
  • Capacity to lead Internet of Things strategies, projects, implementation and deployments;
  • Acquire a comprehensive view and understanding of emerging technologies and trends in the Internet of Things ecosystems and industry;
  • Capacity to handle related issues such as user-acceptance, security, privacy and business modelling.


Overview of IoT Landscape, Evolution and Trends • IoT Hardware, Enablers and Sensor Networks • IoT Architectures and Main IoT Platforms • IoT Communication, Interoperability and Standards • IoT Networks, IPv6 and Scalability

Designing and Deploying IoT in Enterprises • IoT Security • IoT Privacy and Personal Data Protection • IoT Information Management System • IoT Market, Value Creation and Business Models • Smart Cities and other IoT Application Domains • IoTathon - Use-case Design and Deployment Exercise • Summer school in cooperation with a European IoT Summer School (or Seminars) • Master Thesis


Prof. Dimitri KONSTANTAS, Computer Science Centre (CUI), University of Geneva and Sébastien ZIEGLER, IoT Forum & Mandat International


Prof. Dimitri KONSTANTAS, University of Geneva


IoT Forum • Mandat International


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60 ECTS credits
380 Teaching hours




Blended learning





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Modules can be followed individually


CHF 17'500.-
CHF 1’800.- per individual module

Admission criteria

  • At least Bachelor’s or master’s degree;
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience;
  • Ability to speak and write in English.

Number of participants

Max. 22 participants