Solar Energy Engineering

Dalarna University

Master On Campus
12 months
13389 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The European Solar Engineering School at Dalarna University offers you a specialised educational experience at Solar Energy Engineering programme that will broaden your professional opportunities in the renewable energy industry. For two decades, students from over 40 countries have come to a small town in central Sweden to gain knowledge and skills that are desired by the solar energy industry.


Examples of subjects covered are the design of photovoltaics, solar thermal and hybrid systems, energy storage, solar project management, and financing of solar energy.

When you take the Solar Energy Engineering programme offered by Dalarna University, you will be taught by industry experts and researchers from 10 countries, while becoming a member of the international ESES community, which comprises your classmates and our alumni.

Career Opportunities

Many of our over 250 ESES alumni are active as engineers and managers in the global solar energy industry. After graduating, many go on to start their own solar businesses, while others go on to pursue a Ph.D. and become researchers and teachers at universities. The majority of our graduates go on to work in companies and organisations throughout the world.

Potential future employers are:

  • Solar equipment manufacturers,
  • Engineering and consulting companies with a renewable energy focus,
  • Energy utilities, and
  • Government and non-government organisations

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Solar Engineering
  • Solar Radiation and Solar Geometry
  • Photovoltaics
  • Economics of Solar Energy
  • Solar Thermal

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering (mechanical, electrical, energy, engineering physics) or equivalent field of study of at least 180 credits (ECTS), or an equivalent degree.
  • An approved Video Statement of Purpose.
  • (We require you to create a video, no longer than 90 seconds, where you explain your how your background and motivation make you a good candidate for the Solar Energy Engineering Programme. You must upload the video and share the link using an online form; your responses to this form are to be uploaded to your user account)
  • Proof of English language proficiency equal to the course "English 6" or "English B" in the Swedish upper-secondary system. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13389 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13389 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • Total tuition fee: 135 000  SEK
  • EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees.


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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Solar Energy Engineering
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