in scientific cooperation with

Fraunhofer ISE

Admission requirements

The admission requirements for the MSc degree are:

  • Bachelor or Master degree with good or very good grades in math, physics, engineering or any related field*
  • English language skills (at least level B2 according to the European framework of languages)
  • Professional experience of ideally at least one year in the field of solar energy or any related field*

*For an assessment if your previous degree or experience is in a related field, please contact the program office.

Application documents

Please send the following application documents to application(at)study-solar.com.

  • Completed Application Form
  • CV in English (optional)
  • Diplomas and degrees
  • Transcript of Records with grades
  • Certificates of professional experience
  • Certificate of English proficiency

Certificates and transcripts in languages other than English or German must be accompanied by an official English or German translation. Further documents might be requested in the course of the admission procedure.

Application procedure

The application process for the Master's degree splits into two steps:

1. Preliminary admission

After submitting your application documents an initial check is carried out by the program office. If you fulfill all criterias and your documents are in order and complete you are awarded a preliminary admission letter. This letter states more information about the application procedure. Please be prepared to submit hard copies of your degree certificates and transcript with grades.

2. Final admission

Shortly after the application deadline the admission board will review your application documents in detail and assess your admission criteria. The admission board will also grant acknowledgement of previously gained academic or professional experience. Additionally, your hard copies will be checked by the central admission office of the university.

Once your application was successful, you will receive an official admission letter and a notification of tuition fee payment. You will also receive more information on the online starting session, which is usually during the first week of the semester. During this session the details of the program and the online learning platform are introduced.