Electrical Engineering for Sustainable and Renewable Energy (Master)

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Short description

The Master Track offers education in the modern power systems field, emphasizing Renewable Energy Systems and Automatic Control. It trains students to tackle the current and future challenges of smart power systems in a new way. Therefore, core knowledge from the fields of Power Systems, Smart Grids, Renewable Generation, Automatic Control, and Power Electronics is combined to allow the students the opportunity to acquire a global "system view" of the dynamics of sustainable power systems.

Requirements for admission

In order to be admitted and to succeed in this track, you have to fulfill certain prerequisites:

  • Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering, Energy Engineering or Physics


Summer Semester:

  • S1 Renewable Energy Systems and Sources / Wind Energy Systems / Photovoltaic Systems
  • S2 Electrical Vehicle Drives
  • S3 Power Electronics
  • S4 Modern Control Engineering
  • S5 Grid Control/Smart Grids

Winter Semester:

  • W1 Electrical power systems and mains protection
  • W2 Flexible Alternating Current Transmission Systems (FACTS)
  • W3 Automation of Renewable energy systems / Model-based Control of  Wind and PV Power Plants with Grid Integration
  • W4 Electrical Engineering Project

Interdisciplinary Additional Courses ("AWE")


Every Semester students are able to choose 1-2 AWE from a great range of general courses in order to complement their regular curriculum courses. You will be able to see the full range of optional courses during the course registration period. As not all topics are published yet at the time of the application, please simply select "AWE - General Course" on the learning agreement and then apply for your specific General Course(s) before the semester starts. Please note that "AWE" have limited places, acceptance is not guaranteed.