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Renewable Energy Systems - Environmental and Process Engineering

Hamburg University of Applied Sciences

18 months
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Germany is at the forefront of renewable energy technologies and Hamburg is a leading centre for renewable energy industries and research institutions. We offer a master degree in Renewable Energy Systems - Environmental and Process Engineering at Hamburg University of Applied Sciences. 


The HAW Hamburg is a key player in the city’s energy cluster and renewable energy engineering is a major discipline supported by teaching and research at the university’s energy campus.

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The international Master's programme in Renewable Energy Systems - Environmental and Process Engineering at the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences looks at the technology and engineering of wind, solar and bio-energy systems as well as downstream systems for energy transformation and distribution. The programme’s focus is on systems engineering. In addition, graduates learn the techniques of process simulation and can also develop their business and management skills. The programme is made up of two semesters of theory and practical lab work and a six-month Master’s thesis in industry.

Hamburg University of Applied Sciences has strong roots in teaching and research in the field of renewable energy and energy efficiency. We cover various aspects of renewable energy system engineering from solar power to bio energy, wind turbines, fuels cells and smart grids etc. Many research projects on energy technology are related to the university’s Competence Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CC4E) and our new Energy Technology Center. Students will profit from state-of-the-art expertise.

Programme Structure

Modules include: 

  • Mathematics
  • Numerical Mathematics
  • Wind Energy
  • Bioenergy 
  • Solar Energy 
  • Solar Energy - Converter

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
B (recommended)
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • First degree as Bachelor (in related disciplines) qualifying for a professional career or a comparable course of studies or a Diploma of a university with 210 CP
  • Knowledge of English language proven by Abitur - or Fachhochschulzeugnis (s. Auswahlordnung) or accepted certificates: TOEFL-test (at least 87 points internet-based), IELTS (minimum Band 5.5) or CAE, CPE, FCE (minimum C) or certificates about good performance in foreign countries
  • German language certificate level A2 by acknowledged institutions like Goethe-Institut
  • Applicants holding a first academic degree (bachelor, diploma etc.) from non-EU-countries: Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

Tuition Fee

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Semester contribution €340.40

Living costs for Hamburg

897 - 1417 EUR /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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