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Study Renewable Energy in Germany: 48 Universities with 67 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2024/2025)

Updated: 02-27-2024 | Reading Time: 4 minutes

Germany ranks in the top 10 of the most renewable countries in the world - by 2025, 40-45% of electricity consumed in Germany is to derive from renewable sources (German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy). Germany is not only fighting in the efforts against climate change systematically; Germany also invests in the research and development of renewable energy on an institutional level.

These English-taught degree programs provide international students with the opportunity to study in the heart of innovation and development of renewable energy by studying in Germany. Students will have the chance to gain practical knowledge and hands-on experience with partner corporations which work alongside renewable energy research at universities. Whether students focus on the management of renewable energy or renewable energy systems and engineering, they will find a study program equipped to their interests. Browse through them now in the StudyFinder!

Overview

masters
67

Study Programs in English

universities
48

Universities

ranking
20

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (41 programs for EU citizens, 32 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

€ 9,375 per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between February 28 and January 15

Summer Semester

between April 15 and January 15

View all 67 courses still open for next intake

Top-ranked German Universities in Renewable Energy

#38Times Higher Education Ranking
Technical University of Munich

public Technical University

No. of Students: approx. 47,000 students

Program Fees: € 6,883 (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #50, Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #52
#101-150Times Higher Education Young University Rankings
Rhineland-Palatinate Technical University Kaiserslautern-Landau

public Technical University

No. of Students: approx. 20,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #1401+, Times Higher Education Ranking #601-800

Tuition Fees

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32
14
6
9
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3 English Degree Programs for Renewable Energy in Germany

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Cutting-Edge Biophysics ResearchComprehensive and Flexible CurriculumMultidisciplinary Collaboration
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Become an expert on how chemicals pollute the environmentBecome a certified Environmental Risk AssessorChoose two exciting specialization areas

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2024/2025

Summer Semester 2024

Winter Semester 2025/2026

Open Programs

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
40.3% local admission restriction (local NC)
40.3% no admission restriction
19.4% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

53.7% directly at University
13.4% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
35.8% via uni-assist

3 English Degree Programs for Renewable Energy in Germany

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Learn unique aspects of sustainable chemistryStudy in cooperation with the International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative CenterBenefit from the program’s blended learning format
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Become an expert in Sustainability and Risk ManagementBet on your own futureStudy in the heart of Lower Saxony
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Learn the important aspects of managing sustainable mobilityComplete an internship while studyingStudy at TU-Campus EUREF in Berlin

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

5 (2 programs )

Minimum:

61 (2 programs )

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (19 programs )

Maximum:

7 (6 programs )

Maximum:

95 (7 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (18 programs )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

5 (2 programs )

Maximum:

7 (6 programs )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

61 (2 programs )

Maximum:

95 (7 programs )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (19 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (18 programs )

3 English Degree Programs for Renewable Energy in Germany

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Learn the important aspects of managing the energy industryBe part of one of the most renowned technical universities in GermanyLive in one of the most vibrant world metropolises
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Become an expert on e-mobility and green energyGet hands-on experience during the practical semesterBe part of a bilingual study program
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Become an expert in sustainable engineering of products and processesComplete an internship in cooperation with a selected companyTU9 - Be part of a prestigious university

Program Features

2-24 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Business Administration

Master of Engineering

Master of Science

Bachelor of Engineering

Bachelor of Science

Master of Business Law

Master of Arts

Beginning

Winter intake

65.7%

Summer intake

6%

Winter & Summer intake

29.9%
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List of all German Universities offering English-taught Study Programs in Renewable Energy

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Ansbach University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 3,800

Program Fees: € 0

M.Eng. (Master of Engineering)

Berlin Professional School

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 0

Program Fees: € 3,400

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Berliner Hochschule für Technik (BHT)

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 13,000

Program Fees: € 3,960

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 26,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Deggendorf Institute of Technology

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 8,500

Program Fees: € 0

B.Eng. (Bachelor of Engineering)

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