Robotics Studies in Europe

  • Valentina ResazEmail author
  • Fabrice Meriaudeau
  • David Fofi
  • Matteo Zoppi
Conference paper


This paper describes the organization and teaching methodologies for mechanics and robotics related subjects in the European Erasmus Mundus master programmes EMARO (European master in Advanced Robotics), and VIBOT (master courses in VIsion & roBOTics). The structure of these masters is overviewed, the experience in designing and managing them is outlined and we point out the common effort for a global reach of these programmes and to build a transnational teaching architecture.


European higher education Robotics Computer vision University networking 



The Erasmus Mundus program of the European Commission is here acknowledged for the co-funding. All the EMARO and VIBOT staff are also gratefully acknowledged.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Valentina Resaz
    • 1
    Email author
  • Fabrice Meriaudeau
    • 2
  • David Fofi
    • 2
  • Matteo Zoppi
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Engineering and Architecture, University of Genoa GenoaItaly
  2. 2.Centre Universitaire Condorcet, Université de Bourgogne Le CreusotFrance

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