MSc in Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence


Program Description

The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (DIEE) carries out world-class research in Electrical, Electronic, and Computer Engineering. The PRA Lab within the DIEE is worldwide known for its leading research in Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence.

High value for money. You will get a unique master's degree compliant with the Bologna process for low tuition price.

Same jobs and salaries opportunities as the best graduates in Europe, but with a much lower debt-to-income ratio.


  • Fully compliant with the Bologna process
  • 2 years degree / 4 semesters / 120 ECTS
  • 1st and 3rd semester from October to February
  • (Lectures from October to December, and exams in January and February)
  • 2nd and 4th semester from March to July
  • (Lectures from March to May, and exams in June and July)
  • Supplementary exam session in September for all subjects
  • Opportunities for a traineeship in Sardinia, Italy and Europe
  • Unique opportunity for entrepreneurial projects offered by the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship of the University of Cagliari (CREA UniCa)


The subjects of the MSc course belong to one of the following building blocks.

  • Computer Engineering
  • Systems Engineering
  • Cybersecurity
  • Artificial Intelligence


  • IA/0205/EN - Artificial intelligence
  • IA/0113/EN - Industrial software development
  • IA/0115/EN - Supervisory control and monitoring
  • IA/0116/EN - Cybersecurity technologies and risk management
  • IA/0117/EN - Fault diagnosis and estimation in dynamical systems
  • IA/0013/EN - Machine learning
  • IA/0120/EN - Critical infrastructures for innovative power distribution
  • IA/0119/EN - Industrial informatics for energy storage systems
  • IA/0121/EN - Measurements and cybersecurity for smart grid
  • IA/0122/EN - Physical-layer techniques for wireless communication security

Enrollment fees at the University of Cagliari

The enrollment fees at the University of Cagliari depend on the student family income, ranging between 0 and 2950 € with a very large bracket of exemption.

In order to identify the due fee, foreign students must provide the documentation issued by the competent authority in their country, concerning the family income and assets, translated into Italian and legalized.

Cases of total exemption are:

  • Students beneficiary of a scholarship issued by the Italian government;
  • Refugees and students holding humanitarian protection;
  • Students of Italian citizenship with family permanently residing abroad;
  • Students coming from very poor countries, who must provide a declaration of the Italian diplomatic mission in their country, attesting that the student does not belong to a family known to be of high income and high social level. The present list of very poor Countries, according to Italian regulations and OECD data, is the following: Afganistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambogia, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo Democratic Republic, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Haiti, Kenya, Kiribati, Korea Dem. Rep., Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.;
  • Students coming from countries in conflict, who will have to provide the same declaration as to the previous point.

In case the fee is due, it must be deposited in three installments, between October and June.

Last updated Sep 2019

About the School

Established in 1606, the University of Cagliari is a public university dedicated to offering comprehensive and unique public education, cutting edge research and multi-discipline education programmes ... Read More

Established in 1606, the University of Cagliari is a public university dedicated to offering comprehensive and unique public education, cutting edge research and multi-discipline education programmes for the student community. Read less