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  Master in Smart Mechanics

UBFC Graduate School EIPHI    Masters Opportunities

Full time See Course MSc Full time: 2 years
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Unleash your potential with the Master in Smart Mechanics at Besançon, offering a cutting-edge curriculum tailored for aspiring mechanical engineers. This MSc programme equips you with the expertise to design innovative solutions in vibroacoustic control, structural health monitoring, shape control, and energy harvesting. Dive into the world of geometrically architected technologies, smart materials, and embedded sensors, preparing you for a rewarding career in industry consulting and research. The programme, affiliated with the Department of Applied Mechanics at FEMTO-ST Institute, focuses on advanced mathematical modelling, numerical simulation, and experimental tools. With a strong emphasis on multiphysics modelling, you'll explore the intricate interplay of acoustics, heat transfer, and electromagnetics in mechanical applications. Entry requires a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related fields, with waivers available based on your academic background. Join us in Besançon, a vibrant city renowned for its historical charm and exceptional quality of life, and embark on a transformative journey towards becoming a research engineer or pursuing a PhD in the field.

About the course

Smart Mechanics MSc provides skills for the design of innovative solutions for applications such as vibroacoustic control (NVH), Structural Heath Monitoring (SHM), Shape Control, or Energy Harvesting for instance. Different strategies can be developed to add such new functionalities to structures as the design of geometrically architected technologies, the integration of smart materials with multiphysic behaviors, or the development of embedded sensors and actuators with their controllers. The program is inspired by these emerging technologies and opens ways to careers in industry consulting and research. The best students will have the opportunity to obtain a scholarship to prepare a doctoral thesis.

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Entry Requirements

A degree equivalent to or higher than a Bachelor’s degree (3 or 4 year Degree) with a background in background in solid mechanics, material behavior, mathematical and numerical tools for engineers (Bachelor of Mechanical Enginnering, Engineering Science or Aerospace Engineering). Courses waivers can be given depending on your former undergraduate program content.

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Program description

The Graduate School EIPHI finances Scholarship for students coming to study in one of our Master Degree at UBFC and its member universities (UFC & uB).

These incoming mobility scholarship are allocated on a merit based and are for all stuents (national & international)

One-year renewable scholarship for M1 students


Amount of 8 000 € / scholarship :

- 8 000 € for the M1 student

- 4 400 € for the M2 student and approximately €3,600 paid to the laboratory for the payment of a 6-month internship


1 year

Conditionally renewable.

Value of Scholarship(s)

up to 8000€/year


These scholarships are awarded on academic criteria only for all applicants.

Application Procedure

To apply, use your motivation letter to inform the reviewers that you apply for an incoming scholarship.

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