Renewable Energy Online – REO, M.Sc. in Germany

University of Oldenburg

Study in:Sweden
Deadline: 31 May 2019


The Renewable Energy Online (REO) master’s program at the University of Oldenburg is an English-language, part-time study program, which is especially suitable for students who are not able to study in Germany, e.g. due to job obligations or family duties.

The curriculum comprises 120 ECTS credits of mainly online study, including two mandatory on-campus periods. The regular study time is 7 semesters with a workload of approximately 20 hours per week. Due to its modular design, the REO curriculum can be adapted flexibly to your individual life situation.

Program Structure

Mandatory Modules

  • Renewable Energy Basics
  • Renewable Energy Laboratories and Excursion
  • Introduction to Renewable Energy Resources and Systems
  • Simulation and Laboratory
  • Wind Energy Fundamentals and Wind Farm Design
  • Basics of Photovoltaics
  • Energy Storage
  • Selected Technologies of Renewable Energy
  • Grid-Connected and Off-Grid Renewable Energy Systems
  • Energy and Society
  • Renewable Energy and Sustainability

Elective Modules

  • Design and Simulation of Wind Turbines
  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Solar Resources and Systems
  • Grid Integration Project
  • Off-Grid Electrification Project

English Language Requirements

This program may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

The application process is divided in four steps:

1. Check the admission requirements:

  • First academic degree (bachelor or adequate degree) from a university
  • Minimum one year of professional experience
  • English language level B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (or equivalent)

2. Submit your application online, including the following documents:

  • Certified copies of diplomas and certificates
  • Proof of professional experience (e.g. working contract or certificate)
  • Proof of English language level (not required for native speakers or if you have a degree from an English-language programme)

3. Selection process

4. Accept your study place and enroll at the university

Detailed Program Facts

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