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Scholarship opportunities for the MSc program in Intelligent Critical Infrastructure Systems at the University of Cyprus

The University of Cyprus is glad to announce scholarship opportunities for the MSc program in Intelligent Critical Infrastructure Systems, as well as related employment opportunities at the KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence.

This innovative and unique program is offered by the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the University of Cyprus, in collaboration with the KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence and Imperial College London. Additional information can be found here.

The MSc Program in Intelligent Critical Infrastructure Systems, which will be offered for the third consecutive year, teaches highly innovative intelligent system methods and tools from emerging Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). The main purpose is to tackle challenging problems in modern Cyber-Physical Systems, with emphasis on monitoring, control, management and security in critical infrastructure systems. These systems include electric power and energy systems, water distribution networks, telecommunication networks, transportation systems, and emergency response systems. The program also provides an excellent option for students with a Bachelor’s degree in engineering or natural and applied sciences who want to pursue a professional career in critical infrastructure systems or an advanced research career by progressing with a PhD degree in the field.

For the academic year 2021-2022, at least five (5) merit-based scholarships will be offered to successful applicants, to cover 50% – 100% of their tuition fees. In addition, students accepted to the program have the opportunity to apply for part-time or full-time employment at the KIOS Center of Excellence, the largest research and innovation center in Cyprus on Information and Communication Technologies for Critical Infrastructure Systems. For more information on the open positions at KIOS you can check here.

Candidates can apply through the University of Cyprus online application system.

The application deadline has been extended until the 16th of April 2021 at 5 pm.

The program is very much in line with the UNIMED SubNetwork on Safety and Security of Critical Infrastructure. It is an ambitious program, in which courses are taught by leading experts from the University of Cyprus and Imperial College London, and it aspires to train the next-generation professionals and researchers in the area of monitoring, control and security of intelligent critical infrastructures in our geographical region.