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Energy Technology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months


The Energy Technology course offered by Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) trains highly qualified professionals able to solve complex engineering and management challanges in a global energy sector. With us, our students will gain the knowledge about modern energy systems, innovation technologies, modern energy equipment and its operation.

The program is designed to train students in emerging areas of energy research with the potential for a high technological or social impact. The course trains highly qualified professionals able to solve complex engineering and management challenges in a global energy sector. Our students will gain the knowledge about modern energy systems, innovation technologies, and state-of-the-art energy equipment and its operation.

Key Points

  • individual approach and on-going assistance;
  • the course is delivered in English;
  • scientific research activities, regular participation in seminars, conferences and forums;
  • joint projects and research activities with teachers' engagement;
  • international contacts for future career at top positions;
  • communication with experts from leading construction and engineering companies;
  • scholarships to study abroad in English in one of the European partner universities (a semester or a summer school).

Since the program is very popular among foreign students there are three possible individual educational tracks for Master’s degree to choose from: 

  • Diploma: awarded by SPbPU, Russia
  • Double Diploma: awarded by Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland and SPbPU, Russia
  • Triple Diploma: awarded by Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany; Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland and SPbPU, Russia

Career opportunities

The program prepares students to go on to careers as professionals and experts in the rapidly developing, multidisciplinary area of energy and the environment, or to continue their studies in doctoral programs.

Program partners

  • Lappeenranta University of Technology (Finland)
  • University of Hannover (Germany)
  • TGC-1
  • South-West Power Plant

Programme Structure


  • General Courses 
  • Ethical and Language Skills 
  • Information Technology 
  • Modeling for Engineering Professionals 
  • Supporting Courses 
  • Major Courses in Energy Technology 
  • Master’s Thesis, Scientific and Research Work 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      1st semester at SPbPU + 2nd semesters at LUT + 3rd semester at LUH + 4th semester at home university

  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Schedule IELTS
  • Minimum required score (Grade C):


    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Academic Requirements

  • Bachelor’s, Specialist’s or Master’s degree or equivalent in Energy Technology or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent is required 
  • English language proficiency -TOEFL – 80 iBT or 550 PBT or IELTS – 6.0 or CAE either CPE grade A, B, or C 
  • minimum of final mark of the Bachelor degree in Finland - 3.0; in Germany - 2.7 in Russia - 4.6 
  • Exam Test in a relevant field of studies 

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    3900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3900 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3000 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.
  • for Russian students: 231,600 Rubles
  • for foreign students: 301,000 Rubles

Living costs for Saint Petersburg

  • 34733 - 58700 RUB/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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