• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • English
    Language
The Joint Nordic Master in Innovative Sustainable Energy Engineering at Chalmers University of Technology teaches students main notions on renewable energy sources, taking into consideration the main technical, environmental and the socio-economic aspects. The Master’s degree is a collaboration between five technical universities, aiming to develop innovations in the field of sustainability.

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The Joint Nordic Master in Innovative Sustainable Energy Engineering is offered at the Chalmers University of Technology

The term "sustainable energy engineering" comprises a wide array of practices, policies and technologies (conventional and renewable/alternative) aimed at providing energy at the least financial, environmental and social cost. A strong emphasis is placed on dealing with energy engineering tasks with due consideration of technical, environmental and socio-economic issues. Another strong emphasys is put on the innovative and entrepreneurial aspects of the energy society, especially related to how existing and new efficiency improvement innovations can be brought to the market in different countries. The innovative aspects inside the programme are both related to the advanced renewable concept in the Nordic countries as well as regards to new businesses in the energy sector.

Study at two Nordic universities

The Master’s programme in Innovative Sustainable Energy Engineering is a collaboration between five leading technical universities in the Nordic countries (Nordic Five Tech). The programme gives you a unique opportunity to tailor your degree based on your academic interests.

You will get to study at two of the partner universities in different countries (however, note that it is not possible to study at both Chalmers and KTH), spending one year at each one, and you will graduate with a double master’s degree. The universities participating in the Master's in Innovative Sustainable Energy Engineering are:

  • Aalto University, Finland
  • Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
  • Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway
  • Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Denmark
  • The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden
The coordinator of the Nordic Master in Innovative Sustainable Energy Engineering is the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). Chalmers University of Technology participates in the following tracks:
  • Geothermal Energy
  • Heat and Power Engineering

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Bio Energy
  • Energy Systems
  • Geothermal Energy
  • Heat and Power Engineering
  • Solar Cell Systems and Materials
  • System Integration of Wind Power

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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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    575

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    90

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Academic Requirements

To be eligible an applicant must either be a holder of a Bachelor's degree in Science/Engineering/Architecture or be enrolled in his/her last year of studies leading to such a degree.

Applicants of Master's programmes and single subject courses may submit one of the approved tests. The most commonly used tests are IELTS and TOEFL. 

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    14551 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14551 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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  • 140 000 SEK/ academic year

Living costs for Göteborg

  • 7552 - 13940 SEK/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Meritorious students from around the world, required to pay tuition fees, are eligible for one of the numerous scholarships offered and administrated by Chalmers. Additionally, there are several external scholarships that you can apply for such as the Swedish Institute Scholarships. Students are also encouraged to search for and identify other such scholarships.

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