IMLEX - Imaging and Light in Extended Reality

The IMLEX Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree, in partnership with Japan, brings together image conversion, lighting and computer science. Its objective is to train experts who, in addition to a solid theoretical understanding of virtual reality, will also possess strong practical skills in virtual reality applications.

Students on the IMLEX programme will benefit from the European research expertise combined with the Japanese expertise in research addressing virtual reality and robotics. This joint master degree is implemented by four universities: University of Eastern Finland and Toyohashi University of Technology (Japan), Jean Monnet Universtity Saint-Etienne (France) and KU Leuven (Belgium).

  • Visual computing
  • Lighting
  • Computer vision
  • Machine learning
  • Extended reality
  • Robotics
  • Cobotics
  • Human sensation & perception


Applicants must hold a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Physics, Mathematics, Electronical Engineering, Photonics, or in a related field with good grades, issued by an internationally recognised university.

Applicants must also have a good command of the English language:
  • TOEFL iBT 92,
  • or IELTS Academic 6.5,
  • or PTE 62
  • or Bachelor’s / Master’s degree conducted in English.


IMLEX opens up for international and challenging career opportunities, since on the international job market. The demand for postgraduates in computer vision, imaging science, computer science and XR technologies as well as basic and applied research is very high. Postgraduates will be qualified to work in any company that uses digital media tools and systems, such as the imaging industry, the mobile industry, or the gaming industry.
Some examples of future career prospects: scientific advisor, chief scientist, R&D coordinator, research engineer, consultant, technical business development manager/director, technology manager.
This master programme also qualifies the postgraduate for PhD studies.

Emmanuel Bustos Torres
Emmanuel Bustos Torres
Emmanuel Bustos Torres
(cohort of 2020-2022)
Manutech-SLEIGHT Attractiveness scholarship in 2020/2021
Manutech-SLEIGHT Certificate laureate

Current position: Software Engineer
Company: ASML (global semiconducter industry)
Town - Country: Veldhoven, Netherlands

Degly Pava Pava
Degly Pava Pava

Degly Pava (Cohort of 2021-2023)
Manutech-SLEIGHT Attractiveness scholarship in 2021/2022
Current position: Senior Unity AR Engineer
Town - Country: