M.Sc. On Campus

Sustainable Energy Systems

University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria

24 months
1452 EUR/year
726 EUR/year
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Sustainable Energy Systems at University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria is the key to future development, especially when it comes to energy utilisation and consumption. 


As natural resources become more and more limited or can only be explored by complicated and expensive processes, the utilisation of energy in a sustainable way is becoming more important and lucrative. 

Learning outcomes

This Sustainable Energy Systems degree programme at University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria combines an education in energy systems with respect to sustainable energy resources, energy efficiency, the continuous replacement of traditional energy systems by sustainable and energy efficient systems as well as the management of (international) energy-related projects. Special emphasis is placed on learning and working in multicultural teams.

Why Study With Us?

The Master of Sustainable Energy Systems programme is designed to provide students from various engineering disciplines with a deeper understanding on how to develop, plan and market efficient technologies for sustainable energy production and conversion, while also equipping students with the necessary skills in order to become an international engineer.

The core of the programme is focused around renewable energy sources, such as photovoltaics, wind, hydropower, and biomass, and how to use them efficiently. As such, the programme provides students with both a technical and practical approach that is needed when dealing with a variety of different issues. For example, you would have the appropriate skills in order to communicate with a process engineer at the steel manufacturing plant or solar facility, and would be able to accurately provide an energy-efficient (saving) solution.   

Programme Structure


  • Renewable Energy Resources
  • High Performance Buildings
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Ecology
  • Social Skills
  • Languages

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Bachelor’s degree (180 ECTS or equivalent) in Engineering or technical field; good English language skills
  • CV/Resume
  • Motivation Letter (max. 500 words)
  • English proficiency certificate: the FHOÖ University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria has a language policy where all applicants (with the exception of nationalities from USA, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand) are required to produce an official and current (2 years) IELTS (min. 6.0) or TOEFL (min. 78p.) English certificate. Please note that confirmations issued by your university cannot be considered.
  • Tuition Fee

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    • International

      1452 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 726 EUR per semester during 24 months.
    • EU/EEA

      726 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 363 EUR per semester during 24 months.
    • EU/EEA citizens: 363.36 EUR per semester (plus Austrian Student Union fee).
    • non-EU/EEA countries: 726.72 EUR per semester (plus Austrian Student Union fee).

    Living costs for Wels

    700 - 800 EUR /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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