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Study Renewable Energy in Germany: 23 Universities with 29 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2021/2022)

Updated: 12-05-2021 | 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
29

Study Programs in English

universities
23

Universities

ranking
5

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

0,- € (13 programs for EU citizens, 10 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

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

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between January 15 and November 30

Summer Semester

between April 15 and September 01

View all 29 courses still open for next intake

Top-ranked German Universities in Renewable Energy

#43Times Higher Education Ranking
Technical University of Munich

public Technical University

No. of Students: approx. 41,000 students

Program Fees: 6,224 € (per semester)

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #57, QS World University Rankings #61
#86Times Higher Education Ranking
University of Freiburg

public University

No. of Students: approx. 24,000 students

Program Fees: 0,- € - 3,600 € (per semester)

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #101-150, QS World University Rankings #186

Tuition Fees

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4 English Degree Programs for Renewable Energy in Germany

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Study in Hamburg - a leading hub for renewable energyWrite your master’s thesis with an industry partner and apply your knowledgeTake part in international cooperation projects and exchange programs
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A unique program to learn about smart and sustainable mobilityStudy in a modern and sustainable University of Applied SciencesBenefit from the international exchange with partner universities
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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
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Become an expert in renewable energyGreat career opportunities in the booming field of renewable energyStudy in the heart of Frankfurt

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2022/2023

Summer Semester 2022

Winter Semester 2023/2024

Open Programs

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
34.5% local admission restriction (local NC)
44.8% no admission restriction
20.7% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

51.7% directly at University
41.4% via uni-assist

6 English Degree Programs for Renewable Energy in Germany

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

5 (2 programs )

Minimum:

61 (2 programs )

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (8 programs )

Maximum:

7 (1 program )

Maximum:

100 (1 program )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (7 programs )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

5 (2 programs )

Maximum:

7 (1 program )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

61 (2 programs )

Maximum:

100 (1 program )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (8 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (7 programs )

6 English Degree Programs for Renewable Energy in Germany

Program Features

2-7 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Business Administration

Master of Engineering

Master of Science

Bachelor of Engineering

Bachelor of Science

Beginning

Winter intake

65.5%

Summer intake

6.9%

Winter & Summer intake

27.6%

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

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Berliner Hochschule für Technik (BHT)

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

Program Fees: 2,800 €

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

M.Eng. (Master of Engineering)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

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,- €

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

M.Eng. (Master of Engineering)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Hamburg University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 17,000

Program Fees: 0,- €

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

MPH (Master of Public Health)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

Hochschule Emden/Leer - University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 4,600

Program Fees: 0,- €

M.Eng. (Master of Engineering)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

B.Eng. (Bachelor of Engineering)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

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