MBA Renewables

Renewables Academy AG (RENAC)

Program Description

MBA Renewables

Renewables Academy AG (RENAC)

The Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin and the Renewables Academy (RENAC) jointly offer the first distance learning programme with the chance of obtaining a Masters of Business Administration degree focusing on renewable energy and energy efficiency – the MBA Renewables.

The programme combines economic, technical, legal, political and organisational knowledge tailored to the renewable energy and energy efficiency industries. Thanks to the holistic approach, students gain an overview of various technologies as well as an understanding of international energy policies, supporting mechanisms and their application in the industry.

Upon finalisation, studentes will develop the necessary advanced interdiciplinary skills to hold executive positions in the highly globalised market of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies.

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Who is it for?

MBA Renewables has been developed for professionals who pursue a management position in the renewable energy and energy efficiency industries. Both participants with technical background as well as non-technicians will enhance their career prospects.

Programme structure and content

  • Technologies - systems and applications (renewable energy, energy efficiency
  • Law and energy policy
  • Management and leadership skills
  • Marketing and project management
  • Accounting and financing
Programme description and contents

Excellent career prospects

Possible career paths along the whole value chain:

  • Production of components
  • Project development, implementation, operation and maintenance
  • Project financing
  • Consultancy
  • Govermental/non-governmental organisations
  • Utilities, grid operators, regulators



MBA Renewables has been awarded the German Accreditation Council Quality Seal and the Quality Seal of the Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA).

Admission requirements

University degree

Students with a University Degree (210 ECTS credits) are entitled to enrol for the MBA Renewables. For applicants with less than 210 credits the Dean will determine additional modules that have to be completed successfully by the student before being admitted to the final examination.

Language skills

Another prerequisite to study the Masters programme is a very good command of English.

As a proof we accept qualifications based on the ‘Common European Framework of Reference for Languages’ (Independent User B2) such as, for instance, the TOEFL or IELTS. In addition to this, native language or official language in the home country are accepted. Students may hand in their application before having completed the necessary language test. Certificates of successfully completed language tests should be submitted by 15th September in the year of application at the latest.

Professional experience

After completing your studies, as a rule at least two years of practical professional experience in any field are required.

Fees and payment

€14,000 (examination fees per semester are included), payable in 5 instalments of €2,800 each at the beginning of each semester plus travel costs for on-campus time and oral exam in Berlin.

Who is behind MBA Renewables?

Beuth Hochschule logo

Beuth University of Applied Sciences in Berlin is a state-owned university that offers over 70 accredited degree programmes in engineering, sciences and business administration. It counts with more than 30 years of recognised experience in conducting Distance Learning programmes.

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RENAC, a globally operating expert for renewable energy and energy efficiency, serves as bridge between students and the industry. The academy has an extensive network of contacts through years of cooperation with the renewable energy and energy efficiency industry.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Online
Start Date
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Oct. 2016
5 semesters
Part time
14,000 EUR
Start date Oct. 2016
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