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Innovative Communication Technologies and Entrepreneurship

Master (2 years) of Innovative Communication Technologies and Entrepreneurship, 120 ECTS
Engineering Interdisciplinary Studies Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution Aalborg University (AAU)
Campus Copenhagen
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6700 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


Today, we witness how services and devices converge, physical objects become connected (Internet of Things), and data and services move to ”the cloud” (cloud computing). As an MSc engineer in Innovative Communication Technologies and Entrepreneurship (ICTE), you will have profound knowledge of the interplay between technologies, users and markets.

Personalised media, green ICT, intelligent transport systems, connected TV, mobile payment and mobile learning are some of the areas in which we work. You will explore your creative skills and develop innovative and intelligent services based on concrete user needs. You will learn theories and methods related to entrepreneurship and application of ICT in companies and organisations.

You will learn about:
  • Internet, communication and broadcast technologies
  • Services, service architectures and platforms
  • Development of user-friendly applications and services
  • Advanced mobile media technologies, e.g. Google Android, HTML5 and Semantic Web
  • Content management, recommender systems and personalisation
  • Business development and business models
  • Use of ICT in companies and organisations
  • Security, privacy, legal and ethical aspects, including the use of digital identities.
The programme has strong focus on project- and problem-based learning.

Career Opportunities  

With an MSc degree in Innovative Communication Technologies and Entrepreneurship from AAU-Cph, you are qualified for a job within:
  • IT, telecommunications, and media sectors
  • Consultancies
  • Training and research institutions
  • Public administration
You will be able to use your skills to develop new concepts, services, and solutions, and you can act as a link between development and sales & marketing functions. You can also work in strategy or business development and – who knows – become a real entrepreneur and start your own company!Names of companies that hire students/graduates from the programme in Innovative Communication Technologies and Entrepreneurship include:
  • Nordea
  • Novo Nordisk
  • TDC
  • Trifork A/S
  • Mediathand ApS
  • Tradeshift
  • Strato AG
  • Ericsson
  • MAN Diesel & Turbo
  • NNIT
  • Landis+Gyr
  • Krüger A/S
  • Ekstrabladet,
  • Egmont
  • CSC
  • University of Copenhagen
  • Odense Municipality
  • UNDP

About the Degree

The Master´s Degree in Innovative Communication Technologies and Entrepreneurship is available at Aalborg University's campus in Copenhagen.


Students are required to have a Bachelor degree in a relevant subject such as Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electronic Engineering or equivalent.Please make sure you send your application form and further documentation via post to the International Office by the required deadline.

Furthermore please note the official language requirements for international students applying to Aalborg University are:
  • IELTS (academic test): 6.5
  • TOEFL (paper-based): 550
  • TOEFL (computer-based): 230
  • TOEFL (internet-based): 80
  • Cambridge ESOL: C1
Read more about the language requirements of Aalborg University

Apply directly at Aalborg University with all relevant documentation.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aalborg University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education

Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.

Restricted admission

The programme is subject to restricted admission. For further information:


There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside EU/EAA/Switzerland.

Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System

Autumn | EU/EAA applicants

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01

Autumn | Non-EU/EAA applicants

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01



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