Pervasive Computing and Communications for Sustainable Development

120 Credits, Programme, master's level
The master program in Pervasive Computing and Communications for Sustainable Development (PERCCOM) aims at combining advanced Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) with environmental awareness.

The program is offered in collaboration with the University of Lorraine och Leeds Beckett University with students circulating between the universities as a single cohort. University of Lorraine (France) delivers the first semester which focus on computer networks for sustainable development. The second semester takes place at Leeds Beckett University (England) and addresses software engineering for sustainability, while the third semester located at Luleå University of Technology targets pervasive and mobile computing for sustainable development. The last semester is dedicated to thesis work.

Labour market

The program provides a broad technical expertise in pervasive computing and communications for sustainable development. You can continue your studies towards PhD level, work as a key figure in small innovative companies, or take on a career within any of the major industrial companies' research and development departments.

Luleå, Normal teaching, Autumn 2018

Startdatum 2018-09-03, v.36 2018
Day-time, 100%
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Entry requirements

Bachelors degree of at least 180 ECTS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical / Electronics Engineering or Information Technology or a closely related area. Knowledge of computer networking, programming and operating systems is recommended.

A minimum of 22.5 ECTS in mathematics at university level is required.

Documented skills in English language.

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The selection procedure is based on academic qualifications, quality and quantity aspects


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Karl Andersson

Karl Andersson, Associate Professor, Acting Executive Director

Organization: Pervasive and Mobile Computing, Computer Science, Distance- Spanning Technology, Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering
Phone: +46 (0)910 585364
Josef Hallberg

Josef Hallberg, Associate Professor

Organization: Pervasive and Mobile Computing, Computer Science, Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering
Phone: +46 (0)920 493177
Room: A3305 - Luleå»