Master Thesis - Göteborg

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Date: 24 Feb 2024

Location: Goteborg, SE

Company: Alstom

At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, 74,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.


Could you be the Master thesis student in Göteborg we’re looking for?



Do you want to make mobility more sustainable? Do you want to discover the world of autonomous trains and smart transportation? Enter the multidisciplinary world of railways through a Master Thesis project at Alstom in Gothenburg. Here we develop railway systems in industrial projects all over the world. We deliver everything from test tools, simulators, algorithms, hardware interfaces, embedded systems, clients on trains, multi-server systems, and user experience. There is a multitude of engineering related challenges as well as some in other areas awaiting you.             

Problem description and goals:

At Alstom in Göteborg we have the following engineering functions where you might be able to find your calling:

  • System engineering, where the functionality and requirements of a system is specified.
  • Software Development, where programmers implement the system, using mainly C++, Java, TCL, Python
  • Test, where tools for testing are developed, and the functionality of the system is verified
  • Validation, where the process of the system production is ensured to follow our guidelines
  • Safety, where Safety Engineers analyse every aspect of the system, identifying hazards
  • Development Operations, where processes are constantly optimised
  • Support and maintenance, where error reports, patches, upgrades and sales are handled


The thesis projects could involve any of the following themes:

  • Simulation, Modelling, Control theory, Computer science, Software development, Software test, Automatic Test scripts, Data science, Safety analysis, Hazard management, User experience, Optimisation algorithms, AI support, Agile working, Scrum process, Waterfall model, Cultural Integration


In addition we may also have openings in other non-engineering functions such as Project Management, Sales and Bids, Finance and HR.

Does this sound interesting? Contact us, tell us what you are interested in and together we can discuss your background and find out what project opportunities suitable for you we have at the moment. Many of our projects can be adapted to suit Bachelor’s or Master’s levels as well to a single student or two students collaborating.


We are located in the very city centre of Gothenburg, next to the Central Station.


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