M.Sc. On Campus

Energy Science and Technology

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne

24 months
1316 EUR/year
1316 EUR/year
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The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne master’s program in Energy Science and Technology provides a world-class educational environment to train students in charge of developing future technologies in the field of energy engineering.


Energy conversion and energy systems have and will shape the evolution of mankind. In a number of ways, they are absolutely vital for the human existence.

Future generations will rely on energy sources made available by massive renewable energy resources. The inherent nature of these resources is posing unprecedented technical and management challenges to engineers.

The master’s degree in Energy Science and Technology from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne has three orientations: energy conversion devices, energy systems, and energy management and sustainability. In addition to attending regular lectures offered by our internationally-acclaimed professors, students will gain valuable practical experience with laboratory activities in world-class research infrastructures.

The master’s program is designed to welcome students from various bachelor’s and has a dedicated teaching program aimed to bridge the gap between different students’ backgrounds.

Career options:

With an expected growth of the energy engineering job market and strong demand for individuals with diverse skill-sets, the program tackles these challenges by training excellent students to become top professionals in this field with the objective of driving industry, science, and market innovations.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Convex optimization and applications 
  • Electrochemical engineering 
  • Energy conversion and renewable energy 
  • Energy supply, economics and transition 
  • Hydraulic turbomachines 
  • Thermal power cycles and heat pump systems

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.

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Your resumé (curriculum vitae).
    • Copy of your University degree(s), if already available.
    • Complete transcripts from each university you have attended.
    • A statement of purpose. See below for a detailed explanation.
    • Your identity card or passport.
    • Extra documents, such as TOEFL or GRE scores, research publications, or other portfolios of your previous work, are welcome but not compulsory.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1316 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 658 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1316 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 658 EUR per semester during 24 months.

CHF 730 per semester

Living costs for Lausanne

1609 - 1979 CHF /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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