Digital4Security – European Master’s Programme in Cybersecurity Management and Data Sovereignty


Logroño, La Rioja, Spain. 10th July 2023

Digital4Security is an innovative European Master’s Programme in Cybersecurity Management & Data Sovereignty that will equip European SMEs and companies across multiple sectors with the skills they need to prevent and respond to existing and emerging cybersecurity threats, helping to safeguard European industries from cyber-attack.

Digital4Security will contribute to the overall objectives of the DIGITAL Europe Programme by fast-tracking high numbers of graduates into high-demand roles from the European Cybersecurity Skills Framework (ECSF), filling crucial occupational profiles that are critical to the ongoing security and success of European businesses.

The project´s objective is to reskill and upskill graduates, professionals, managers, and business leaders to become ‘Cyber Confident’ and empowered with the cybersecurity management expertise they need to strengthen their cybersecurity infrastructure and implement robust incident prevention and management procedures.

The programme is aimed at companies from different sectors, demographics, and cultural backgrounds, ensuring gender equality and including students from diverse groups.

The project will run for 48 months, beginning on the 1st of October, 2023. It has a budget of nearly €20 million and is being co-funded by the DIGITAL-2022-SKILLS-03 Call under the DIGITAL Programme of the European Health and Digital Executive Agency.


The project consortium, led by Universitatea Politehnica Din Bucaresti, consists of 33 beneficiaries, 3 associated partners, and 1 affiliated entity from various countries, including Romania, Spain, Belgium, Italy, Poland, France, Ireland, Hungary, Germany, Czech Republic, Lithuania, Croatia, and Cyprus.

Universidad Internacional de La Rioja (UNIR), through the Research Institute for Innovation & Technology in Education (UNIR iTED) and the Higher School of Engineering and Technology (ESIT), provide their vast expertise in digital tools, e-learning, and cybersecurity.


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Timespan: 2023-2027

Funding type: European public