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Study Renewable Energy in Germany: 31 Universities with 45 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2023/2024)

Updated: 02-09-2023 | 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
45

Study Programs in English

universities
31

Universities

ranking
10

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (20 programs for EU citizens, 17 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

€ 9,375 per semester (3 programs for EU citizens, 1 program for Non-EU citizens)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between March 01 and January 15

Summer Semester

between April 15 and September 01

View all 45 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: € 6,224 (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #50, Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #52

Tuition Fees

20
17
8
6
6
10

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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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 in finding efficient solutions for sustainable buildingBe part of one of the most renowned technical universities in GermanyLive in one of the most vibrant world metropolises

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2023/2024

Summer Semester 2023

Winter Semester 2024/2025

Open Programs

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
31.1% local admission restriction (local NC)
55.6% no admission restriction
13.3% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

55.6% directly at University
15.6% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
31.1% 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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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 in finding efficient solutions for sustainable buildingBe part of one of the most renowned technical universities in GermanyLive in one of the most vibrant world metropolises

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

5 (1 program )

Minimum:

61 (2 programs )

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (13 programs )

Maximum:

7 (2 programs )

Maximum:

100 (1 program )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (12 programs )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

5 (1 program )

Maximum:

7 (2 programs )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

61 (2 programs )

Maximum:

100 (1 program )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (13 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (12 programs )

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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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 in finding efficient solutions for sustainable buildingBe part of one of the most renowned technical universities in GermanyLive in one of the most vibrant world metropolises

Program Features

2-8 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

Bachelor of Arts

Beginning

Winter intake

66.7%

Summer intake

11.1%

Winter & Summer intake

24.4%

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.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Eng. (Master of Engineering)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Berliner Hochschule für Technik (BHT)

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

Program Fees: € 3,200

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

M.Eng. (Master of Engineering)

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

CBS International Business School

private (state-approved) University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 1,800

Program Fees: € 5,490 - € 7,920

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

Flensburg University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 3,900

Program Fees: € 0

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 15,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

M.Eng. (Master of Engineering)

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

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