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Solar Energy Engineering

University of Freiburg

24 months
6250 EUR/year
6250 EUR/year
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The MSc in Solar Energy Engineering from University of Freiburg offers you comprehensive, interdisciplinary, technical and scientific training in the field of solar energy production.


This MSc in Solar Energy Engineering from University of Freiburg offers the opportunity to specialize in one or more sub-areas of solar energy production, such as solar cell technologies, photovoltaic systems, solar thermal technology, material and cell characterization, systems integration, and electricity networks.

You will acquire subject-relevant skills, from developing and producing photovoltaic and solar thermal systems to the assembly of complex plants, power stations and energy networks. In particular, you will be able to optimize parts, systems and plants while considering aspects such as innovation, efficiency, cost and service life. 

The modules offered in the Master programme are repeated annually and are divided into Preparatory, Mandatory and Elective Modules, as well as Research Projects. Your final semester is reserved for the preparation of your Master Thesis.

Study without borders

Fully taught in English and online, this duly accredited German Master of Science programme caters to professionals, who want to study online at their own pace without disrupting work or family life. Whether you are looking for a new career or already have a busy professional schedule; our master programme shapes around you. We offer part-time, flexible and online learning environment which gives you the freedom to study wherever and whenever you want. Examinations do not require travelling abroad since they are arranged by us in a study centre close to your location.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Solar Cells and Photovoltaic Systems
  • Solar Thermal Energy Technology
  • Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaics
  • Solar Cell Characterization and Modelling
  • Photovoltaics and the Renewable Electricity Grid
  • Advanced Solar Cell Technologies

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Application deadline: 1st of April/1st of October (depending on chosen modules)




120 ECTS



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Candidates must have completed a university degree in a scientific or technical discipline, English knowledge (level B2) and have one year of professional experience

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12500 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12500 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • Fast Track: € 12,500
  • Long Track: € 22,500


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