Information technology and telecommunications

Areas of activity

• in many sectors :
- Software publishers, start-ups
- SMEs, banks, public authorities and services
• IT : Smartphones, tablets, software packages, data bases
• Multimedia : Immersive 3D, video games, interactive TV
• Networks & Telecoms : Mobile networks, sensor networks, optic fibre and satellite networks
• R&D : Artificial Intelligence, telecom networks, serious games


The purpose of the programme is to train general engineers able to play a part in the changing IT and communication sector. It relies on the major Indian Ocean stakeholders of the industry in collaboration with the Institut Mines-Télécom in mainland France.

It aims to :

• support the development of the IT industry in the Indian Ocean region
• set up a training/research/development hub of excellence in the field of IT and multimedia networks
• meet the upgrade needs of businesses by offering advanced, European-standard compliant technology in the Indian Ocean
• provide skills for the creation of high added value, export-oriented innovative activities in emerging domains (interactive digital services, remote geographical information systems, e-health)


• Designing software and resolving technical problems. Suggesting the implementation of computer architectures and their assessment
• Monitoring and upgrading information system configuration and architecture in businesses or organisations. Advising and assisting IT development or production teams and users in choosing and implementing technical solutions
• Fostering project creativeness

Career opportunities

• Software development engineer
• Multimedia engineer
• Design engineer 
• System and IT safety engineer
• Software architect
• IT project manager
• Business information system consultant
• Innovative start-up entrepreneur

International cooperation

• Indian Ocean : Madagascar, Mauritius
• International : Australia, India, South Africa