ENERGY MANAGEMENT (MBA)
The energy market is one of today´s most fast paced, decisive and profitable industries and crucial to both the global economy, the environment and our future society as a whole. Climate and economic changes, public opinim, technological progress and regulation shape unforeseen challenges and opportunities. This situation calls for new solutions to be delivered by highly skilled and appropriately trained experts with an all-embracing overview, an international outlook and the will to create a true impact. Due to its economic, entrepreneurial and industrial strength as well as its successful and progressive energy policies, the —Energiewende—, Germany stands out as a front runner in the global energy transition.
The Master program “Energy Management” at TU-Campus EUREF in Berlin not only conveys the latest insights in energy management issues but discusses today’s challenges and prepares students for leading roles in shaping the industry and society for the future ahead. It is taught exclusively in English.
This program is a full-time master of Technische University Berlin, one of the largest universities of technology in Germany. One of the most important tasks is to educate students to meet the challenges of a world increasingly characterized by technology and progress. University rankings pay testimony to the successes by continually ranking the TU Berlin among the top academic institutions around the world.
Management decisions in the energy sector require a profound understanding of the sector’s technical, economic, legal, and entrepreneurial peculiarities. Climate and economic changes, controversial opinions, technological progress as well as regulation shape and limit the entrepreneurial room, but also offer chances and opportunities. The industry, therefore, requires broadly skilled individuals who are experts in the field.
The master program is taught over a period of three semesters. The first semester covers the technical, economic, entrepreneurial and legal foundations for management decisions in the energy sector; the second semester deepens this view and looks at business practices, primarily of grid-based utilities, and investment; the third semester broadens the view while simultaneously focusing on practice according to student’s individual interests. All semesters include lectures, tutorials, seminars as well as excursions, online materials related to practice and extracurricular activities. The Master Thesis is written at the end of the third semester and concludes the program.
Compulsury electives (Efficiency; Managing sustainable innovation, and others)
Advantages and Opportunities
The program has been developed in close cooperation with leading enterprises, consultancies and regulatory authorities in the energy sector. TU Campus EUREF has been established with its 5.5-hectare urban quarter as a symbol of the energy revolution in Germany and serves as a home base for companies working in the fields of energy, sustainability, and mobility. Being a unique testing platform for the development of the energy efficient model town of tomorrow, Master students are directly involved in the development, testing, and realization of innovative concepts within this laboratory.
The program’s interdisciplinary content, which covers the political, economic, technical and legal aspects of the energy markets, gives students and future employees a distinctive profile and qualifies them for leading positions in the energy sector. Learning and studying in small groups of up to 30 students allows for individual and excellent learning conditions.
The application period is from beginning of February to end of April of each year for a start in October of the same year. Please send PDF files only.
Required application documents
Motivation letter in English (max. 1 page A4, ca. 400 words)
Tabular Curriculum Vitae with information about educational and professional background
University degree(s) recognized by German universities (at least 210 ECTS)
Proof of working experience of at least one year (preferably in the relevant working areas of energy) after completion of studies
Proof of knowledge of the English language at level B2 (or higher) of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) – not required for high school graduation with the English language
The admission procedure is subject to the detailed TU regulation.
The number of students is limited to 30 per year. An admission committee will decide about selection based on results of former studies, the study profile, and further relevant qualifications that were attained outside the university.