Equipping you with additional skills in problem analysis and solving, advanced team-building, and international cooperation, completing the joint master’s Pathways for Sustainable Energy Systems programme means you are perfectly placed to help drive the transition to future sustainable energy systems.
Throughout the Environomical Pathways for Sustainable Energy Systems (SELECT) at KTH Royal Institute of Technology , you will have unrivalled opportunities to engage directly with major industrial players, as well as smaller actors, NGOs and start-ups in the field of sustainable energy. Recent partners have included: ABB, SWECO, Estabanell Energia, the National Property Board of Sweden, Jardfeingi, Fortum and Vattenfall. You will be able to share ideas, learn from their experiences, and gain invaluable insights into the journey from basic renewable energy sources to future sustainable energy systems. Your goal is minimal environmental impact from primary fuel source to delivered service.
You will join students from all over the world at two different universities and one of Europe’s leading business schools.
The joint master’s programme in Pathways for Sustainable Energy Systems (SELECT) is the ideal preparation for a career in various areas of the sustainable energy industry, and equips you with skills, knowledge and attributes that are much in demand in the energy industry.
Our students have gone on to a diverse range of careers including:
The programme is accredited by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT).
During your first year, you choose to study at either KTH: Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, or UPC: Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech. During the first year, courses focus on topics such as sustainable energy conversion, renewable energy, and ways of ensuring minimal human impact on the environment. All students attend exactly the same courses throughout the year. Half are taught by KTH, and are available online to UPC students. The remaining half are taught by UPC, and are available online to KTH students.
During the second year, you will deepen your knowledge in your chosen areas of specialisation, in addition to your thesis work. The choice of specialisation will determine the university you attend.
You can apply until:
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You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
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Minimum required score:
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You will need to prepare the following documents as separate pdfs
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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