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Master's programme sustainable Energy Technology                                 

The two-year, English-taught Master’s in Sustainable Energy Technology is an internationally oriented programme that starts in September. You can start the pre-master's programme in September. Read more about the Master's programmepre-Master's programme and admission. You can also see information on career prospects and read some student testimonials. Want to get a feel for the programme? Sign up to be a student for a day!

The Master’s programme in Sustainable Energy Technology (SET) enables you to become an engineer with in-depth knowledge on renewable energy technologies.

Programme overview

Top rated programme
Master’s degree in Sustainable Energy Technology
Certification: MSc
2 years
Full-time (no part-time programs possible)
English taught
Starting date
1 September 2017
1 February 2018
1 September 2018
1 February 2019
1 September 2019
Numerus fixus
Does not apply for the programme

Focus and Disciplines

The world is becoming acutely aware of the urgent need to resolve the many issues associated with energy consumption and climate change. Limited availability of fossil fuels and the need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions call for fundamental innovations in the global energy landscape. Sustainable energy and renewable energy technologies, such as bio-energy, solar energy, wind energy and hydrogen, play a key role in tackling these issues, especially given people’s determination to maintain or improve their living standards. This requires experts who deliver high-tech solutions with a human touch.

This Master’s programme is amongst the best in The Netherlands– Keuzegids Masters 2017

Research and Specialization

The master’s programme in Sustainable Energy Technology is interlinked with leading research in developing, optimizing and integrating renewable energy sources such as solar, windwater, biomass and innovative energy technology such as fuel cells and smart grids.

Why opt for SET at the University of Twente?

New technologies have to be integrated into existing socio-technological networks. Tomorrow’s engineers and researchers will explore new forms of energy distribution, new energy market structures and smarter ways to satisfy the demands of our complex society.

Career Prospects

The Master’s programme in Sustainable Energy Technology fulfils a growing need for energy specialists who have technological expertise backed up by a firm understanding of economics, policy and innovation.

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