Germany is home to the largest energy sector in Europe and a forerunner in renewable energy deployment. Where else would you study energy law than in Germany’s capital?
The European and International Energy Law programme course from TU Berlin offers lawyers, legal practitioners and economists an excellent opportunity to gain expertise in the field of international and European energy law. Students will become acquainted with the technical and economic foundations of energy markets as well as all areas of law relevant for the value chains in the electricity and gas sector. The curriculum covers competition law, regulatory law and economic fundamentals inter alia.
Lecturers come from the international community (Germany, USA, UK, Russia, Switzerland, Belgium) and cover expertise in all relevant areas of energy regulation such as universities, European and national authorities (European Commission and National Regulatory Authority), international and national energy companies, major law firms, and courts
The course is supported by the Institute for Energy and Regulatory Law Berlin. The academic director is Professor Dr. iur. Dr. rer. pol. Dres. h.c. Franz Jürgen Säcker, editor and author of leading publications in the field of energy law. He is editor and co-author of the large-scale academic work Berlin Commentary on Energy Law (“Berliner Kommentar zum Energierecht”), which encompasses 4 volumes and more than 12.000 pages.
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- Legal Framework for the Functioning of the Energy Markets
- Economic Fundamentals of Regulatory Law
- Regulatory Law
- Technical Fundamentals and Related Legal Provisions for Electricity Generation
- Legal Framework for Transmission and Distribution Networks (TSO & DSO)
- Legal Framework for Energy Trading and Supply
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- Motivation letter in English (max. 1 page A4)
- Tabular CV (with information about educational and professional background)
- University degree recognized by German universities (at least 240 ECTS)
- Proof of working experience of at least one year (preferably in the relevant working Areas of energy) after completion of the studies
- Proof of knowledge of the English language at Level B2 (or higher) of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) (not required for high School graduation in English)
- Further documents such as references may be submitted
International10000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 5000 EUR per semester and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA10000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 5000 EUR per semester and a duration of 12 months.
This covers all courses and materials plus public transportation service in the city of Berlin (tariff zones ABC).
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