KU Leuven

Faculty of Engineering Science

Engineering: Energy



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This programme teaches you to focus on technological possibilities without losing sight of the environmental and socio-economic aspects of your chosen field. The programme has an international scope and collaborates with partner universities excelling in the energy domain. It is a two-year programme and can be taken in Dutch or in English. The first year consists of electrical and mechanical engineering courses, as well as more general socio-economic, energy-related subjects and an integrated project. In the second year, you continue your specialisation by, among other things, writing a Master's thesis on a subject related to electrical energy, thermo-mechanical energy or more general technical-economic aspects. You may also participate in an international exchange or do an internship. This is an initial Master's programme and can be followed on a full-time or part-time basis. An increased tuition fee of 6000 EUR is not applicable for students who come from countries belonging to the European Economic Area (EEA).


120 ECTS

International Student Requirements:

Applicants must have completed a Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or a highly related field, encompassing a minimum of 180 ECTS credits or equivalent academic qualifications from an internationally recognized university. Applicants must furthermore have taken at least 60 ECTS credits in the area of electrical or mechanical engineering and in mathematics (including calculus, numerical methods, algebra, probability theory and basic control theory) equivalent to at least 30 ECTS credits.The selection will be based on the excellence of the candidates' academic record. To verify this, the candidates have to submit several documents to the universities International Office.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 120 ECTS

Out State Tuition (per year): 6000 EUR

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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