Program Details

The first year consists of electrical and mechanical engineering courses, as well as more general socio-economic, energy-related subjects and an integrated project. In the second year, you continue your specialisation by, among other things, writing a Mas
Location:
Leuven, Belgium
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Academic Year

Program Overview

Program Description:
This programme teaches you to focus on technological possibilities without losing sight of the environmental and socio-economic aspects of your chosen field. The programme has an international scope and collaborates with partner universities excelling in the energy domain. It is a two-year programme and can be taken in Dutch or in English. This is an initial Master's programme and can be followed on a full-time or part-time basis.

The first year consists of electrical and mechanical engineering courses, as well as more general socio-economic, energy-related subjects and an integrated project. In the second year, you continue your specialisation by, among other things, writing a Master's thesis on a subject related to electrical energy, thermo-mechanical energy or more general technical-economic aspects. You may also participate in an international exchange or do an internship.

The programme aims to produce engineers with a broad background in electrical and mechanical energy systems able to participate in current design and production activities of advanced systems. They will learn to design, construct and use thermal machines, on the one hand, and will become experts in energy supply in general (technical possibilities and limitations, environmental consequences, economical aspects), on the other.
Setting Description:
Situated in the heart of Western Europe, KU Leuven (University of Leuven) has been a centre of learning for nearly six centuries. Today, it is Belgium's largest and highest-ranked university and, founded in 1425, one of the oldest and most renowned universities in Europe. As a leading European research university and co-founder of the League of European Research Universities (LERU), KU Leuven offers a wide variety of programmes in English, all supported by high-quality, innovative, interdisciplinary research. KU Leuven is home to a vibrant community of international scholars spread out over its various campuses. 14% of the university’s 54,000 students are international representing 140 countries. KU Leuven's three doctoral schools provide internationally oriented PhD tracks for more than 4,000 doctoral students. Boasting an outstanding central location, KU Leuven offers a truly international experience, high-quality education, world-class research and cutting-edge innovation.
Cost:
6000 EUR (An increased fee is not applicable for students who come from countries belonging to the European Economic Area (EEA))

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