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Renewable Energy in the Marine Environment (REM), Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #401 (ARWU) Bilbao, Spain
The aim of the Renewable Energy in the Marine Environment (REM) Erasmus Mundus Master's degree from the University of the Basque Country is to train specialists with the necessary skills to achieve this technological challenge and, specifically, to respond to the industry's demand for skilled professionals.
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The Renewable Energy in the Marine Environment (REM) master is a joint Erasmus Mundus Master (EMJMD) offered by four universities: the the University of the Basque Country, the University of Strathclyde, the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and the Central School of Nantes.

The Master is co-financed by the European Union's Erasmus + programme and provides access to doctoral studies.

4 Reasons to Study this Master

  • Unique International Master, four European Universities.
  • Extensive network of centres and associated companies. 
  • Great career opportunity for students.
  • Scholarships available.

Career Opportunities

The programme has been designed to allow specialisation in two tracks, "Marine Renewable Energy Systems Engineering" and "Power and Control Electronics for Marine Renewable Energy Systems". 

The Masters will prepare the student for a leadership role in the renewable and marine energy sectors. Students will be able to perform high-level technical work in engineering companies, equipment manufacturers and other marine industries, and develop research careers at universities, research and development departments and other institutes

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Basque language and culture
  • Energy Economics
  • Environmental Impact Assessment for Offshore Renewable Energy
  • Environmental conditions for marine renewable concepts
  • Integration of renewable energy into the electricity system
  • Marine Renewable Energy Systems
  • Operation of transmission and distribution networks
  • Operations and maintenance of marine energy arrays

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Photocopy of your National ID card or passport (for non Spanish nationals).
  • Certified copy or photocopy and original (for comparison purposes) of your Undergraduate, Architecture or Engineering Degree Certificate, Diploma, Technical Architecture or Technical Engineering Degree Certificate or certificate request slip. If the certificate is written in a language other than Spanish, Basque or English, then you must also submit a sworn translation of the contents.
  • A passport-size photograph of yourself.
  • Documents attesting to your right to pay reduced public fees, or your exemption from paying said fees (where appropriate).
  • Prior qualification recognition commitment, in the case of Erasmus students.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15500 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8500 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Programme Country student 8.500 €
  • Partner Country student 15.500 €

Living costs for Bilbao

  • 765 - 1250 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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


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