The European University Program was established in 1994, with the objective of facilitating the inclusion of world-class, real-time, DSP and Analog into electrical and electronic engineering research and course curricula. The program now supports over 1000 Universities that offer Electronic and Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering courses.

Academic Institutions throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa have access to TI's DSP Tools at special prices, along with expert technical assistance. Universities are also welcome to use extracts from TI Technical literature published on the web, under
certain conditions.


Our goal is simple; to enable teaching and research to use TI technologies across the entire signal chain.

TI supports academic institutions throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa. 

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Support that TI offers to academia includes:

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Teaching materials

TI offers a number of resources to support DSP teaching  activities in academic institutions. These include:
  • From MATLAB and SIMULINK to Real-time Using TI DSP Teaching ROM
    Covers applications in Audio, Video, Imaging, Communications and Control
    Literature # SSQC016

    This teaching ROM focuses on work-flow and application-based teaching rather than individual DSP algorithms implementation. The materials complement the content found on other Texas Instruments Teaching ROMs. The idea is that you start from algorithm development and show how easily an idea is prototyped step-by-step, and then deployed on the hardware. The CD-ROM contains a suite of example applications in various fields such as Audio, Video, Imaging, Communications and Control. The basic examples enable students to experiment with real-time DSP applications, showing how to create prototypes using the Mathworks and Texas Instruments development tools (hardware and software). Advanced level examples are also included, where the basic tools are integrated with external dedicated hardware and/or software modules.

    Platforms used: TMS320F2808 eZdsp Starter Kit (DSK), TMS320F2812 eZdsp Start Kit (DSK), TMS320C6713 DSP Starter Kit (DSK), TMS320C6416 DSP Starter Kit (DSK), DM6437 Digital Video Development Platform (DVDP).

    Author: Jacob Fainguelernt, 2008

    Jacob Fainguelernt, is the engineering supervisor of the Signal Processing and Communication labs at the School of Electrical Engineering at Tel-Aviv University. He also works as a consultant in the fields of Telecommunication and Signal Processing. He holds an MSc EE and BSc EE from Technion and an MBA from Tel-Aviv University. Previously he managed the Signal Processing group at Telrad (Lod, Israel), and he was also the system engineering group manager and Chief Engineer of ADC in Israel. He is a senior member of the IEEE.

    This ROM is available to order from our online form.
  • MSP430 Teaching ROM   - Download the highlights to get you started here!
    Literature # SSQC017

    This CD-ROM has been created to provide the vital core materials to enable educators and academics to teach microcontrollers (MCUs), using devices from the Texas Instruments MSP430 family. The materials include slides, labs, tests, programs and application examples, written in an academic style that is both interesting and technically detailed.

    In addition, the tutorials can be used as student guides to a series of modules and laboratory exercises. Each module is dedicated to a specific aspect of the device, including detailed descriptions of how to use a range of peripherals.

    A step-by-step project guide to using different software development tools, with instructions on how to use the available hardware starter kits to perform the laboratory exercises, is also included.

    Hardware platforms supported:

    MSP430FG4618 (MSP430FG4618/F2013 Experimenter’s board),

    MSP430F2013 and the MSP430F2274 (eZ430-F2013 and eZ430-RF2500 MSP430 USB Stick Development Tool).

    Software supported: Code Composer Essentials v3.0 and IAR KIckstart ®


    Pedro Dinis Gaspar, António Espírito Santo, Bruno Ribeiro, Humberto Santos

    University of Beira Interior, Electromechanical Engineering Department, Portugal, 2009. They hold a PhD and MSc from University of Beira Interior.

    The authors are Professors in the Electromechanical Engineering Department, in charge of the following undergraduate and graduate courses where they use the MSP430:

    - Instrumentation and Measurements

    - Data Acquisition

    - Automation and Robotics

    - Industrial Informatics

    - Real Time Systems

    - Embedded Systems

    - Bionic Systems.

    This ROM is available to order on our online form


  • C2000™ Teaching CDROM. Second Edition now covers TMS320F2812, TMS320LF2407 and TMS320F243. Literature code SSQC011
    This CD-ROM is designed to support teachers and professors teaching DSP-based control using the TI TMS320C2000 DSP platform.  Written and designed by Frank Bormann of University of Applied Sciences Zwickau, Germany, this CD-ROM provides a series of 16 modules with teaching material for the new generation Texas Instruments Digital Signal Controller TMS320F2812.  The contents include presentation slides, a textbook with 488 pages, along with procedures and solutions for laboratory exercises, all presented in source-code form to allow flexibility of use. The laboratory exercises are based on the TMS320F2812 eZdsp and the C programming language.
    The Author Frank Bormann is a University Lecturer in Automotive Electronics, Real-Time- Control and Digital Signal Processing. His department at the Zwickau University is an internationally recognized centre for automotive data bus systems and electromagnetic compatibility. He became a certified instructor for Texas Instruments in 1998, and lectures the 4-day design workshops for the TMSC2000-family in Europe. In April 2006 he was given TI's DSP Educators Award in recognition of his major contribution to technical education worldwide. In addition to the new material, the First Edition of this Teaching ROM written by Richard Sikora, is included. This material is dedicated to the 16-Bit generation of the C2000-family and provides exercises that are based on the TMDS320F243 Starter Kit and the TMS320LF2407 DSK.
    The "Zwickau Adaptor board" used in many of the experiments can be obtained from Systec.
    More details here.
    Teaching ROMs can be ordered using our
    online form.

  • C5000™ Teaching CDROM: Literature code SSQC009. Includes 23 chapters, which represent about 1300 PowerPoint slides. These chapters cover both the hardware part of the ‘C5000 platform (Architecture, description of each peripheral) and the implementation (FIR and IIR filters, image compression, Fast Fourier Transform, Polyphase filters, Frequency modulation, GMSK modulation, and more). Most chapters come with associated source files that have developed for the C5416 and C5510 DSP Starter Kits. In addition to the laboratories, applications, such as an audio sweep generator and various audio effects, are included.
    Written and designed by Genevieve Baudoin, Olivier Venard and Ferial Virolleau of
    ESIEE (Ecole Superieure d'Ingenieurs en Electrotechnique et Electronique), Paris, France, with additional applications and code from Richard Sikora.
    Teaching ROMs can be ordered using our
    online form


  • C6000™ Teaching CDROM.  Literature code SSQC012. Second Edition now covers TMS320C6416, TMS320C6713 and TMS320C6711 DSK.
    Written by well known Author and Lecturer Dr. Naim Dahnoun of Bristol University, UK, recipient of the first TI DSP Educational Award, this ROM is an updated and expanded version of the first TMS320C6000 Teaching ROM (Literature #SSQC006). The material describes the TMS320C6000 architecture in detail, introduces Code Composer Studio (CCS), the Operating System (DSP/BIOS), Software Optimization and also provides common DSP applications implemented on the TMS320C6711, C6713 and C6416 DSP Starter Kit (DSK) platforms.
    The material was written and trialed by Dr Dahnoun and then extensively reviewed by a panel of selected academics around the world. The result is TI’s most comprehensive set of teaching materials and programs ever contributed to technical education. Includes 22 chapters, the material describes the ‘C6000 architecture in detail, introduces Code Composer Studio (CCS), the Operating System (DSP/BIOS), Software Optimisation and also provides common DSP applications implemented on the TMS320C6711, ‘C6713 and ‘C6416 DSP Starter Kit (“DSK”) platforms. 
    Teaching ROMs can be ordered using our
    online form

Conditions for reproduction of TI material by academic institutions
  • Material must appear on TI's website (
  • Content must not be altered in such a way as to distort its intended meaning
  • Credit is given to TI as the source of the information
  • TI retains all copyright on material - reproduction permission is hereby   granted only for case by case usage
  • TI requires a copy of reproduced extracts in order to verify compliance

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