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Energy Engineering, MSc in Engineering

Master (2 years) of Science in Engineering (Energy Engineering), 120 ECTS

Institution Aalborg University (AAU)
Campus Aalborg
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6897 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


Imagine a world without oil, coal, and gas. This would result in a lack of electricity and heat. We would not be able to drive our cars or take a bus – and flying would be out of the question as we would not have any fuel. We would not be able to turn on the TV, cook dinner, charge our cell phones, or turn on the lights and the heat. What would we do?
We do not know how long our oil and coal reserves will last. At the same time, we are polluting the earth with the use of oil and coal. We need to replace the sources of energy such as oil, coal, and gas with alternatives like wind, sun, and wave energy. These sources of energy do not pollute the earth, and they will not run out.

By studying Energy Engineering at Aalborg University in Denmark, you can become part of the future team of engineers who are going to ensure our environment and our climate through the use of alternative sources of energy which do not pollute and at the same time optimise the energy system and efficient apparatus so that we save energy.

Our Master's programme in Energy Engineering is founded in research-based teaching, applying the latest technologies. We offer the following Master of Science (MSc) specialisations:

  • Electrical Power Systems and High Voltage Engineering 
  • Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Technology 
  • Mechatronic Control Engineering  
  • Power Electronics and Drives 
  • Thermal Energy and Process Engineering 
  • Wind Power Systems

Career Opportunities  

The knowledge you gain during the study programme qualifies you to work in project engineering, research, development and management in Danish and international industries or public institutions.

Examples of possible employers:
  • Danfoss
  • Vestas and Siemens Wind Power
  • Wave energy industry
  • Grundfos in relation to designing and controlling pumps
  • Danfoss Drives for developing controllers
  • Ørsted
  • Maersk Olie og Gas
  • ABB
  • R&D
  • Siemens
  • Volvo


Read about application and requirements of Energy Engineering.

Read about language requirements of Aalborg University

How to apply

Student Guidance  

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aalborg University directly.  

A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education

Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.  


There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students with a citizenship from outside of EU/EAA/Switzerland. Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.

For Further Information

Website for Energy Engineering. 

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System

Autumn | EU/EAA applicants

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01

Autumn | Non-EU/EAA applicants

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01


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