in scientific cooperation with

Fraunhofer ISE

Learn Online from Leading Experts

Gain insights into the physics, technology and system design of solar energy engineering! Excellent researchers from the Fraunhofer ISE and the University of Freiburg provide courses based on the latest scientific and technological knowledge.

Study online and besides your job to raise your skills in the areas of solar energy. The specifically designed and for online studying optimized E-Lectures are supported with regular online meetings throughout the whole course. At the end of each course, you may join the campus phase in Freiburg to get to know the growing solar community.

Quick Facts

Part-time distance learning

  • Study part time and raise your skills on the job
  • Use E-learning tools to study from anywhere in the world


  • Academic certificates or a Master of Science degree awarded by University of Freiburg in scientific cooperation with Fraunhofer ISE

Designed for professionals in

  • PV and Solar Energy Industry and Sales
  • Solar Energy newcomers

Fraunhofer ISE

With a staff of more than 1200 members, the Fraunhofer ISE is the largest solar energy research institute in Europe. Its work comprises investigation of scientific and technological fundamentals for solar energy applications, development of production technology and prototypes, and the construction of complex demonstration systems.

With about 200 doctoral candidates and diploma students, numerous practical trainees and part-time student employees, the Institute is able to hold a world leading position in research and development in solar energy. Numerous world records and successful industry cooperations prove its excellent quality. The experts at Fraunhofer ISE are among the most successful and sought-after scientists in the world.

Uni Freiburg

The University of Freiburg is one of the most renowned universities in Germany. Since its establishment in 1457, it has been home to numerous excellent and influential scientists and teachers, including ten Nobel Prize winners. The main focus areas of the University include sustainability, ecological engineering as well as green energy.

Known for its future-oriented strategy and high standards, the University of Freiburg consistently achieves top positions in all university rankings. The university’s research and instruction received the “Excellence” seal in 2007 and again in 2009. More than 160 fields of study and a wide array of possible degrees attract a total of more than 24,000 students from over 100 nations to Freiburg.