Certificates of Advanced Studies

Focus on specific topics
in Solar Energy

Specialize on a particular topic in solar energy to consolidate your expertise and enhance your career opportunities without disrupting work or private 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 fortify your knowledge within a short period of time, simultaneous to your job. Advanced Studies consists of 6 different accredited certificates with a study duration of 6 months (or 12 months) and a scope of 10 ECTS each. Discover our part-time and online study offers that are tailor-made for professionals like you!

Our programs

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

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 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

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

Solar Cells and
Photovoltaic Systems

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

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