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Energy for Smart Cities

EIT InnoEnergy Master School

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Combining urban planning and energy management, in-depth engineering skills and innovation management techniques, studying for the MSc Energy for Smart Cities from EIT InnoEnergy Master School enables students to play a critical role in shaping a rapidly urbanising world, and exploring how to create smarter, more sustainable and resource-efficient communities. EIT InnoEnergy Master’s in Energy for Smart Cities  is a two-year dual degree programme offered in cooperation with  Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC),Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Grenoble INP, KU Leuven.

Overview

The world’s population is increasingly urban. More than half of us now live in a city. More will do so in the future. We face new challenges in urban design, civil infrastructure and energy management. The Master’s in Energy for Smart Cities programme from EIT InnoEnergy Master School enables you to contribute to the solution.

The programme adds depth and breadth to your technical and engineering knowledge, equips you with business skills and innovation management techniques, and connects you to the latest thinking on urban development in a changing society. As a result you will be able to play a key role in developing smart, secure and sustainable energy for functional and resource-efficient urban communities.

Throughout the MSc Energy for Smart Cities programme, you will have unrivalled opportunities to engage directly with major industry players and research institutes, small specialist companies and innovative start-ups in the field of smart cities and buildings. Major enterprises such as ABB are actively engaged in the programme, as are companies like EcoBam, SiarQ, Ionseed, Enervalis, Watly, Everis, Iskra, and COMSA Corporación, and innovation support organisations such as ACC1Ó and Barcelona Activa.

Programme journey

The two-year MSc Energy for Smart Cities programme gives you a broad education in electrical and mechanical energy systems. It enables you to refine your knowledge of the electrical, thermo-mechanical and technical-economic aspects of the energy industry, and to participate fully in the design and operation of advanced energy solutions.

Your technological and engineering studies are combined with knowledge of socio-economic and environmental aspect of smart cities, such as energy efficiency in buildings, electric transportation, energy economics, smart lighting, and other urban services.

Programme Structure

Year 1
  • For the first year of the MSc Energy for Smart Cities programme, you can choose to attend either KU Leuven or KTH: Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. In your first year, you will combine electrical and mechanical engineering courses with energy-related socio-economic subjects.
Year 2
  • In the second year, you choose to attend KU Leuven, KTH, INP: Grenoble Institute of Technology, or UPC: Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech. You will have the opportunity to take general and option-specific elective courses that enable you to specialise in areas that interest you most.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

130 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed Bachelor’s degree (worth a minimum of 180 ECTS credits)
  • English language proficiency
  • Programme-specific requirements

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Stockholm

9668 - 17248 SEK /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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