Engineering Sciences - Energy Efficiency and Economics

University of Luxembourg

24 months
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The Master Engineering Sciences - Energy Efficiency and Economics from the University of Luxembourg combines technical elements with units from economical sciences and business administration with the aim of providing the full range of skills required for technically and commercially approaching energy-related problems.

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The energy efficiency bias of this Master Engineering Sciences - Energy Efficiency and Economics from the University of Luxembourg makes it ideal for bachelor’s graduates in engineering wishing to acquire deeper knowledge in the thermodynamics, mathematics and modern technologies needed to assess energy-related issues.

Learning outcomes:

  • Prove mastery of energy efficiency for different building categories (e.g. detached houses, apartments, schools, offices).
  • Prove mastery of energy efficiency for some industrial processes like steel-making and thermodynamic cycle processes including electricity production.
  • Analyze energetic solutions financially by means of classical business administration: invest, return, net present value.
  • Be familiar with the European assessment Policy in energetic questions.
  • Prove mastery of the relevant design methods of large solar thermal systems and apply them to energy engineering.
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of modern monitoring systems to optimize complex plants even from distance.

Career opportunities

Engineers with expertise in energy efficiency work in private sector as well as central and local government managerial positions involving energy and environmental issues, research and teaching, energy and environmental consultancies.

The student can also continue his or her career with PhD-research at a university.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematics
  • Thermodynamics 
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Energetics of the blast furnace
  • Urban planning and certification

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


English, French
IELTS or TOEFL needed


120 ECTS


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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
PTE admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This study programme is committed to excellence. It runs consecutively to the University’s Bachelor’s in Engineering (professional) of the Energy and Environment Sector. Direct admission from this bachelor’s is possible based on good results without any supplemental conditions.
  • D photo;
  • Copy of ID or passport;
  • Copy (both sides) of social security card and validity date;
  • Copy of University diploma(s) including grading (and official translation if other languages than French, German or English);
  • Letter of motivation;
  • Detailed CV;
  • Letters of recommendation can be added as an option.

Tuition Fee

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Registration fees: 200 € / Semester


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