The Masters Degree Programme in Renewable Energy at the University of Jyvaskyla provides education in the renewable and distributed energy production in order to promote the utilization of sustainable energy sources.
The programme provides students with thorough insight into sustainable RE technologies and an understanding of socio-economic factors. The programme is open to former students of physics, chemistry, environmental science, economics, social sciences and technical studies. Study options explore three main tracks: Energy technology, Sustainable Bioenergy, Energy economics and policy.
The research in RE focuses on the development of distributed energy technologies and uses demonstration projects for promoting public awareness of RE technologies. Projects involve municipalities, research institutes, companies and farms. Recent projects have included: biomass combustion, solar energy systems and hydrogen technologies.