The Master 2 year consists of two semesters and allows you to earn 60 ECTS (European Credits Transfer System).

The first semester consists of core and optional modules. In addition, each student must complete a Personal Project in one of the partner institutions (I3S or INRIA) for a total of 6 ECTS credits (equivalent to around 120 hrs fo work).

Semester 1, October-February (30 ECTS)

Core modules (18 ECTS)

Evolving Internet 2 ECTS
Graph Algorithms and Combinatorial Optimization 2 ECTS
Performance Evaluation of Networks 2 ECTS
Multimedia Networking 2 ECTS
An Algorithmic Approach to Distributed Systems 2 ECTS
Foundations and Models for on-chip systems and networks 2 ECTS
Middleware for Internet of Things 2 ECTS
Large scale distributed systems 2 ECTS
Français Langue étrangère 2 ECTS

Personal project (4 ETCS)

From November to January:

  • 3 half-day per week
  • 2 weeks dedicated in November/December

Optional modules

4 out of 7 - 8 ECTS

Internet Measurements and New Architectures 2 ECTS
Distributed Optimization and Games 2 ECTS
Blockchain and Privacy 2 ECTS
Algorithms for Telecommunications 2 ECTS
Security and Privacy 3.0 2 ECTS
Data Mining for Networks: Algorithms and Architectures 2 ECTS
Virtualized infrastructure in cloud computing 2 ECTS


Semester 2, March-August (30 ECTS)


A 6 month paid fulltime internship in one of the research teams Diana (INRIA), Neo (INRIA), Kairos (INRIA/I3S), Coati (INRIA/I3S), Scale (I3S), SigNet (I3S), Modalis (I3S) Rainbow (I3S), Indes (INRIA), etc… or with one of the companies with a branch in Sophia Antipolis: Orange Labs, SAP, THALES, AMADEUS, etc…