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European master's in solar energy

Launch a career in solar energy

Solar PV projects are booming across the globe. The European Union’s ambition is to turn the continent into a solar energy powerhouse through innovative edge, high-efficiency, and a sound industrial ecosystem.


EIT InnoEnergy is at the heart of this! We are the gateway to an exciting career in the field. Next to launching the European Solar Initiative, aimed at scaling up Europe’s solar PV industrial ecosystem, we have also supported dozens start-ups and projects in solar energy over the years.  


Our dual degree master’s programmes in energy, innovation and entrepreneurship are offered in cooperation with the best technical universities and business schools in Europe. You will learn the solar pv engineering skills needed by the sector but also about innovation and entrepreneurship; giving you a head start in the labour market.


Will you join our 1400+ alumni making an impact in the energy sector?

Career opportunities


Graduates of our programmes working in the solar energy sector are mostly employed as business developers, design engineers, project engineers, project managers, energy advisors, pv designers and more… Check out the story of Stefano, graduate of the Master’s in Renewable Energy.

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How to apply

To join an EIT InnoEnergy Master’s programme, you should meet the admissions criteria:


  • A completed Bachelor’s degree (worth a minimum of 180 ECTS credits) in engineering, science or similar field.
  • Proof of English language proficiency (some exemptions available).
  • Programme-specific requirements.

If you are in your final year of undergraduate education, you can also apply! 


Curious? Visit admissions requirements for more information.

Contact us

Get in touch with one of our representatives who will answer your questions about our programmes, applications, student life and more:


:   +44 7407 303554


:   +44 3331 500488


Or book a 1-1 meeting with our Study Advisors to get support with your application.


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