University of Kassel

Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region (REMENA)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Electrical Engineering, Renewable Energy, African Studies, Energy Engineering, Processes and Technology, Middle Eastern Studies, Energy Development
English only
Winter semester: 15 Jun
Summer semester: 15 Jan
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
€ 2500
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Both semesters
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree in engineering, natural sciences, economics, or social sciences.

Minimum standard period of study: 7 semesters.
Required ECTS credits: 210.

Practical experience (internships, vocational education, professional work, and others) preferably in the energy sector.

Prospective applicants for the REMENA master program are required to:

  • Have successfully completed a bachelor's program or an equivalent degree in mathematics, computer science, natural sciences or engineering or to hold an equivalent degree with an average mark on an international scale, or
  • Have successfully completed a bachelor's program or an equivalent degree in law, business sciences/economics, or social sciences with an average mark on an international scale and have successfully passed modules in the field of mathematics, natural, or engineering sciences.
Work Experience

1 year of working experience.

GPA Rate 2.50
GPA Comment

Grade "good" or the ECTS grade "B".

Language Requirements

The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

CEFR English
min B2
min 6.5
min 220
min 76
min 550
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
The evidence of English knowledge is granted for applicants if English is the mother tongue, or previous studies were completely conducted in English. Take into consideration that Cairo University Graduate Studies Bylaws, Faculty of Engineering, 2018, clause (25) section (d) require proof of English proficiency TOEFL with minimal score 500 or equivalent IELTS score before registering master thesis.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

In 10 days free webinar
How to apply via uni-assist

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
without admission restriction
Admission Test/Interview:
Application Fee:
€ 75 for the first application, € 30 for each additional

Application Documents

  1. Certified copies of awarded academic degrees.
  2. Certified copies of academic transcripts.
  3. Certified copies of the school leaving certificate.
  4. Certified copies of job reference or attestation of employment-related to renewable energies in English.
  5. Proof of English proficiency, TOEFL or IELTS, or proof of undergraduate studies conducted in English (see language requirements).
  6. Hand-signed letter of motivation.
  7. 2 letters of recommendation (academic letter of recommendation/professional letter/s of recommendation).
  8. Hand-signed CV (please use the Europass specimen form).

The proof of your English language skills does not need to be a certified copy.

For admission to the master's program, you do not need to have your certificates translated if they are in English or German language, but you will need official translations for enrollment at Cairo University.

All application documents must be submitted to uni-assist till the end of the deadline, at the latest.

Please note: without certified copies, you cannot be admitted. No exceptions are possible. Do not send originals, the university will not send them back.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website