Top tech universities in Europe

Tech has always been a course of interest for many international students. Engineering, information technology (IT), robotics and artificial intelligence (AI), among other related fields, continue to be high on people’s list of program choices – and Europe is often considered to be the region to take these courses in. The European Union (EU) is home to some of the most prestigious tech universities in the world. Here’s a list of some of the top tech universities in Europe partnered with upGrad GSP.

 

aivancity School for Technology, Business & Society (France)

aivancity School for Technology, Business & Society is one of the top tech universities in Europe, particularly for its AI and data science programs. It focuses its efforts on educational purpose and commitment to employability, diversity responsibility, territorial anchoring and openness to the city. The school is unique in France (and more widely in Europe) for its hybrid positioning between technology, business and ethics. It has a high-level board and a rich international faculty, boosted with support from partners, including renowned engineering schools like the University of Berkeley, companies like L’Oréal and local associations like Numeum.

Students who graduate from aivancity enjoy a lifetime guarantee of diploma updating. This allows graduates the possibility of updating their skills for life. Those interested in tech may explore the school’s Master of Science Data Engineering program.

 

Audencia Business School (France)

Audencia Business School is a consular institution of higher education located in France. It has five campuses in the country, plus four campuses each in China and Brazil, extending its network for international business. Audencia ranks 2nd in the Happy at School ranking and 25th in the Financial Times European Business Schools Ranking 2023. It also boasts a high graduate employability rate with 90% of its students finding a job within six months of completing their studies. Audencia currently offers a Management-Engineering Double Degree – Grande Ecole Program.

 

International European University in Poland (IEU, Poland)

The International European University in Poland is a modern multi-disciplinary university spread across eight dedicated schools. It offers in-person and online programs that prepare students to be high-quality professionals who thrive in high-demand fields. This is exhibited by its 96% graduate employability rate.

IEU, Poland is an active participant in European exchange programs, making it an ideal setting for international students. It’s globally renowned for its innovative teaching methodologies, clinical training and research programs. Students in tech may take up one of the following programs offered by IEU, Poland:

  • Bachelor of Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Bachelor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Bachelor of Environmental Sciences and Environmental Engineering
  • Bachelor of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science Construction Engineering
  • Master of Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Master of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Master of Environmental Sciences and Environmental Engineering
  • Master of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Master of Mechanical Engineering
  • Master of Science in Construction Engineering.

 

IU International University of Applied Sciences (Germany)

Founded in 1998, IU International University of Applied Sciences has grown into Germany’s biggest university. It was the first German university to achieve a 5-star rating on QS Quacquarelli Symonds, topping the ranks in student-faculty engagement, student interaction and services and technology. It also achieved top marks in six out of 25 categories in the 2023–2024 CHE University Ranking – the most categories won out of over 300 institutions assessed.

IU offers excellent educational flexibility, thanks to its mission to create inclusive, global and wholly accessible education. Students can either study 100% online or on-campus at one of their German locations. They may also opt to take their programs either full-time or part-time. Tech courses at IU include:

  • B.Eng. Industrial Engineering and Management
  • B.Eng. Industrial Engineering and Management (online)
  • B.Eng. Robotics
  • B.Eng. Robotics (online)
  • M.Eng. Engineering Management
  • M.Eng. Engineering Management (online)
  • MBA Engineering Management
  • MBA Engineering Management (online).

 

University of Zagreb (Croatia)

The University of Zagreb in Croatia is the oldest and biggest university in South-Eastern Europe. With 29 faculties, three art academies and a university centre for Croatian studies, it’s also the flagship educational institution in Croatia.

The university is renowned for its research, with over 50% of its research contributing to the country’s annual outputs and accounting for about 80% of scientific productivity among all Croatian universities.

Tech courses available at the University of Zagreb include:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
  • Master in Chemical Engineering
  • Master of Engineering in Agriculture – Environment, Agriculture and Resource Management (INTER-EnAgro)
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology – Electrical Power Engineering.

 

Connect with top tech universities in Europe

upGrad GSP is proud to be partners with some of the best technical universities in Europe offering top-notch programs in tech, engineering and beyond. To determine which university is the best in Europe for international students in tech, contact our business development experts today!

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