IoT: From Sensors to Decision and Action

About this summer programme


This programme presents the IoT by focusing on the full chain starting with the sensor and the data it collects and ending with the relevant action to be taken. It covers aspects such as: The electronics of the sensors and its supply in energy, the network protocols used for communication or the security of the IoT. The programme will be supported by a practical project and the participants will develop a fully functional communicating and smart device.

Required skills and degree

The programme is designed for second or third year Bachelor’s students in computer or electrical engineering and familiar with the C programming language. Other international university students with knowledge in electronics, networks and programming can apply.


Teaching language

All courses are taught in English. A course on the discovery of French language and culture will be scheduled each morning. Participants are not required to have any notion of the French language.


Participants are required to attend all courses to receive 3 ECTS.

Maximum number of participants

The programme will accept a maximum of 25 participants.


Tuition fees

the tuition fee for the “IoT : From Sensors to Decision and Action” summer programme depends on the date of registration. It includes tuition, social and cultural events and a local public transport pass valid for the duration of the programme. Accommodation, transport to and from Angers are not included. For an extra cost, accommodation in students’ hostels can be arranged.

    Early bird
(until 15/6/2020)
(from 16/6/2020)
Tuition fee 900€ 1100€
Accommodation (optional) 400€ 500€

  Preliminary Schedule

The following tentative schedule is subject to change.
Each day will start with a short one hour course on French language and culture.


Monday 6 july 2020
Welcome and presentation of the programme
Social and Cultural Event : Visit of the city

Tuesday 7 July 2020
Lab: Laser Cutting and 3D printing
Lecture: Protocols for the IoT

Wednesday 8 July 2020
Lecture: Energy for the IoT
Social and cultural : Industrial visit

Thursday 9 July 2020
Lab: Implementing a smart device

Friday 10 July 2020
Lecture: Security for the IoT
Social and Cultural Event: Canoeing the rivers of Anjou

Saturday 11 July 2020
Free time

Sunday 12 July 2020
Free time


Monday 13 July 2020
Lecture: Time domain analysis
Lab: Implementation of a smart device

Tuesday 14 July 2020
French national day - Free time

Wednesday 15 July 2020
Lab: Implementation of a smart device

Thursday 16 July 2020
Lab: Implementation of a smart device

Friday 17 July 2020
Social and Cultural Event: Cultural visit and farewell dinner


Contact & Register