Courses of Study

MSc. Study Program Solar Energy Engineering

The impact of renewables and solar energy for future generations is driven by dedicated people world-wide. To advance knowledge and career prospective in solar energy the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE together with University of Freiburg is offering a MSc. study program in solar energy engineering. Students will engage in the technology and engineering of photovoltaic and solar thermal systems and grid integration.

The English language and online study program is directed towards people with a technical, science or engineering degree and provides in-depth knowledge in state-of-the-art and future solar energy engineering.

Renewable Energy Engineering and Management REM

Our aim is to provide international students with a context sensitive first-class training in the field of “Renewable Energy Engineering and Management”. The M.Sc. REM programme is designed to close the strategic gap between the technical aspects of renewable energy and the vision of sustainable development.

The course is not composed deductively from existing university structures and study programmes, but inductively from analysis of the potential, international employment market and the qualifications it requires. Providing pivotal management skills for practical business purposes, the REM programme offers application oriented specializations in three different fields: energy systems technology, energy conversion and environmental planning and management.

Graduates will have the ability to plan projects and facilities for the utilization of renewable energy and to implement them while taking account of economic, political and societal concerns. Thus the curriculum is designed to enable unique career prospects in the vocational fields of planning, engineering, consultancy and investment of renewable energy.

Sustainable Systems Engineering (SSE)

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The international Master's programme Sustainable Systems Engineering (SSE) provides in-depth engineering skills in sustainable materials, sustainable energy systems, and resilience. Complementing interdisciplinary knowledge in natural resources and climate change, as well as sustainable economy, technology and society is also taught during the two-year-programme.

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