Certificates of Advanced Studies

Focus on specific topics
in Solar Energy

Specialize on a particular topic of solar energy to broaden your expertise and multiply your career opportunities, without disrupting work or family life.With an accredited Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) you earn a joint degree from two prestigious institutions: the University of Freiburg and the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE.

Each subject-specific certificate provides you with a flexible opportunity to enhance your expertise within a short period of time, next to your job - of course without compromising on the exceptional quality expected from reputable research and educational institutions.

Discover our part-time, online study offer - tailor-made for professionals like you. It consists of 6 accredited certificates with a study duration of 6 months (or 12 months) and a scope of 10 ECTS each:

Our programs

Certificate of Advanced Studies

Solar Thermal Energy Technology

Course Start: Mid October
Duration: 12 months
Credits: 10 ECTS
Application: Until October 1st

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Certificate of Advanced Studies

Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaics

Course Start: Mid April
Duration: 6 months
Credits: 10 ECTS
Application: By April 1st

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Certificate of Advanced Studies

Solar Cell Characterization and Modelling

Course Start: Mid October
Duration: 6 months
Credits: 10 ECTS
Application: Until October 1st

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Certificate of Advanced Studies

CAS ST – Advanced Solar Cell Technologies

Course Start: Mid October
Duration: 6 months
Credits: 10 ECTS
Application: Until October 1st

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Certificate of Advanced Studies

CAS PG – Photovoltaics and The Renewable Energy Grid

Course Start: Mid April
Duration: 6 months
Credits: 10 ECTS
Application: By April 1st

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Certificate of Advanced Studies

Solar Cells and
Photovoltaics Systems

Course Start: Mid October
Duration: 6 months
Credits: 10 ECTS
Application: Until October 1st

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