Energy Technology
(Master of Science, Double Degree)

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Course type
Postgraduate studies (Master, double degree)
Standard Course Duration
4 semesters
Course Start
Winter semester
Primary Language of Instruction
English
Language Requirements

Required: English C1
Not required but recommended: German or Finnish language skills.
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Admission
Restricted admission
International

The 1st year takes place in Lappeenranta, the 2nd year in Hannover.

Short Description

The sector of Energy Technology is increasingly characterized by international and multinational collaborations. Thus, besides the technical expertise international experience is demanded. The master‘s degree programme Energy Technology is offered to meet these arising requirements of internationality. Technical expertise is taught in an international environment.
The programme is designed to give a highly qualified specialisation in the field of Energy Technology. It is offered in English language by

  • Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany in cooperation with
  • Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology, Finland.

Areas of Focus

  • Power Transmission
  • Electricity Market
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Energy Resources
  • Electrothermal Processes
  • Electrical Machines
  • Energy Storage
  • Thermodynamics
  • Fluid Machinery
Course Content

The master’s programme starts September, 1st each year. The 1st year takes place in Lappeenranta, the 2nd year in Hannover. The Master Thesis will be written at Leibniz University.

Curriculum for the double degree programme Energy Technology (PDF-Download)

Recommended Abilities

Students are welcome to apply if they have completed an international accepted (at least 3-year) Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Energy Technology or related fields. Job experience is not required. Bachelor degree certification should be good or excellent. Application will be checked by our partner university as well. Leibniz University lay a strong focus on the motivation letter within the application.

Career Opportunities

Successful graduates from the study programme will be awarded two degrees:

  • Master of Science (MSc) in Technology (Energy Technology) from Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany
  • Master of Science (MSc) in Technology (Energy Technology) from Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland
Admission requirements and application

Admission Requirements

For master''s degree programmes with restricted admission, places shall be allocated according to the university’s own selection procedure, if there are more applicants fulfilling the admission requirements than there are places available. The exact admission requirements can be found in the admission regulations: : 

Further Information about the admission on the faculty’s website.

Application Deadlines

First-year students

  • April 15th – May 31st of the year for the winter semester

Students resuming their studies and transfer students (application in a higher semester)

  • April 15th – May 31st of the year for the winter semester

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