The Department of Communications Engineering includes the divisions of Signal Theory and Communications, and Electronics. The Department offer courses within the different Engineering degrees offered at the School of Engineering of Elche, in addition to doctoral programs, masters and other studies with a scientific and technological orientation. At present, the Department is composed of 16 full-time faculty and 15 part-time lecturers. Its research activity focuses on the fields of radio communications, mobile and wireless communications, optical communications, signal processing, electronic devices and digital electronics. There are several well established research groups, which develop both basic research projects and technological development projects in collaboration with industry.