24 months
15000 EUR/year
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The Innovative Sustainable Energy programme at Technical University of Denmark (DTU) provides a state-of-the- art education in the fields of conventional and renewable energy sources like power generation, solar energy, biomass energy, wind power, geothermal power, and energy utilization in the built environment by means of economically and environmentally sustainable systems and technologies. 

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Innovative Sustainable Energy Engineering’ is a Nordic Five Tech (N5T) programme. This means that you get to study at two out of five of the most prominent Nordic universities: Aalto University School of Science in Finland, Technical University of Denmark, KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, or Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden.

Students will gain proficiency in energy technology fundamentals, energy project procurement and implementation, conventional and renewable energy conversion technologies, environmental protection issues, as well as in crucial phases of policy generation.

Career opportunities

As an Innovative Sustainable Energy Engineer there are plenty of opportunities to find a job. Energy engineering related companies have an increasing potential to offer, not only in conventional energy technologies but also in the increasing business of renewable energies.

The energy industry is a growing business worldwide. The programme provides you with the necessary knowledge to have a career in both large energy companies and small local businesses. Your work tasks can be energy engineering related, in energy counselling or several others. You will be able to make key decisions which can contribute to solve climate problems.

Graduating the MSc Innovative Sustainable Energy programme at Technical University of Denmark (DTU)  with a high grade point average may also qualify you for admission to PhD studies—either as an industrial PhD with concurrent employment in a company, or as a regular PhD student.

Programme Structure

There are six study tracks in the programme. Depending of your area of interest and your background, you can choose between the following study tracks:
  • Bio Energy
  • Energy Systems
  • Heat and Power Engineering
  • Solar Cell Systems and Materials
  • System Integration of Wind Power

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
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120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • BSc/BEng degree or equivalent (normally 3–4 years) in mechanical engineering, chemical engineering or equivalent. (In order to obtain equivalent competence, the basic knowledge in mathematics, physics and chemistry must be at the level of BSc/BEng).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7500 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Copenhagen

7928 - 13456 DKK /month
Living costs

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


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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