24 months
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6600 EUR/year
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About

The MSc EIT- KIC Energy from KU Leuven  balances exciting technological opportunities in energy with environmental and socio-economic aspects of smart cities, such as energy efficiency in buildings, electric transportation, energy economics, smart lighting and other city services.

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Overview

 The MSc EIT- KIC Energy from KU Leuven aims at maintaining a multidisciplinary approach to energy technology, while allowing you ample freedom to shape your personal profile.

The programme is a collaboration between KU Leuven and the Grenoble Institute of Technology (INP), Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) and Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC). You spend your first year at one university, your second year at another, and you have the possibility to complete an internship at a third.

During the programme, you have the opportunity to engage directly with major industry players and research institutes, small specialist companies and innovative start-ups in the field of smart cities and buildings. The programme aims at maintaining a multidisciplinary approach to energy technology, while allowing you ample freedom to shape your personal profile.

Career

You will be a truly multi-disciplinary smart city expert: well qualified to work in industry or research, or to take on policy-making roles in energy issues related to secure, sustainable urban living and working. Energy engineers are in high demand by industry and society and most students have an industry contract before they officially get their degree.

Programme Structure

There are two routes foreseen to conduct the master program:
  •  Start with basic energy and smart city related courses at CC Benelux (KU Leuven); over the Summer, the joint Summer School is attended; finish with specialized courses and thesis at CC France, CC Sweden or CC Iberia ;
  • Start with basic energy and smart city related courses at CC Sweden ; over the Summer, the joint Summer School is attended; finish with specialized courses and thesis at CC Benelux, CC France or CC Iberia.
This programme is recognised by the EIT-KIC InnoEnergy as a thematic master programme. It aims at internationally oriented master students interested in the energy aspects of smart cities and entrepreneurship in this field.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Round 1. 20 September 2021 - 31 October 2021

All EIT InnoEnergy programmes and year 1 institutions are available.

  • Round 2. 07 November - 16 January
  • Round 3. 23 January - 06 March
  • Round 4. 13 March - 18 April
  • Round 5. 24 April - 12 June

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The criteria for previous studies include:
  • " Candidates must have obtained a BSc diploma (or equivalent) of substantial quality and level corresponding to at least 3 years studies at University, equivalent to 180 ECTS.
  • " Candidates must hold a degree in Engineering.
  • " The selection of these students will be based on the excellence of their studies. To verify this, the candidates submit a transcript, requiring a Grade Point Average (GPA) for the BSc study of at least 75% of the scale maximum and a Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test score of at least 450 in verbal reasoning, 4.1 in analytical writing skills, and 650 in quantitative reasoning.
  • " Two letters of recommendation and a C.V. will be required. The students are particularly requested to illustrate their entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Language skills:
  • " A high level of English is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6600 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    961 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 961 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Leuven

810 - 1280 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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