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Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region (REMENA)

University of Kassel

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
5000 EUR/year
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About

The objective of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region (REMENA) at University of Kassel is to educate German and international students in measures for a sustainable energy sector where the students are expected to have working experience in a corresponding area and hold a Bachelor degree. 

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Overview

The study of renewable energies and energy efficiency requires intensive studies of different theoretic and practical topics in technology, economy, law and intercultural affairs. The REMENA graduates will be experts in different disciplines for future projects in the energy sector with a special focus on the cooperation with countries in the Middle East and North Africa. 

The  Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region (REMENA) at  University of Kassel  will be conducted at different places. It comprises lectures, seminars, practical training and excursions. 

It comprises lectures, seminars, practical training and excursions during one semester (6 months) at the Cairo University in Egypt and/or the University of Monastir in Tunisia, one semester (6 months) at the University of Kassel in Germany and a possible exchange semester at the University of Sfax in Tunisia.

The master thesis project (6 months) is to be done in Germany, the MENA region, etc. preferably in companies or institutions dealing, e.g., with wind parks and photovoltaics for power generation, with building insulation  or energy economics. 

The overall duration of the program is 24 months. The program can be started either in March (summer term) in Kassel or in September (winter term) in Cairo or Monastir. Upon successful graduation the student will be granted a Master of Science (M.Sc.) double degree from the University of Kassel and the Cairo University or the University of Monastir.

If you want to

  • study renewable energies and energy efficiency in an international and intercultural context,
  • combine it with curriculum being taught completely in English with complementary language courses in German and Arabic and
  • continue your professional future in the area of sustainable usage of renewable energies and energy efficiency

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Engineering Thermodynamics
  • Heat Transfer
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Material Science
  • German and Arab Language Courses Cairo
  • Presentation and Moderation Techniques
  • Thermodynamics Fundamentals

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The program starts each year in September in Cairo and Monastir and in March in Kassel 

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Minimum requirements are:

  • a bachelor degree in engineering, natural sciences, economics or social sciences
  • practical experience (internships, vocational education, professional work, and others) preferably in the energy sector
  • high motivation
  • fluent in English

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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