STARS Solar Thermal and Associated Renewable Storage education program is a specialization semester within the European Master in Renewable Energy (EMRE).
This Master is coordinated by EUREC association of European Renewable Energy Research Centers.
To apply to STARS specialization you must first apply to EMRE.
EMRE structure and organization
First semester @ Core University
Students acquire solid foundation in key renewable energy technologies (wind, solar, bioenergy, hydropower) and socio-economic issues surrounding the deployment of these technologies.
U. Oldenburg (Germany)
UAS Hanze (Netherlands)
U. Loughborough (UK)
U. Zaragoza (Spain)
Second semester @ Specialization University
Students specialize in a chosen technology at a different University and in a different country.
Specialization in Solar Thermal
U. Perpignan (France)
Mandatory six-month internship
Students complete a six-month practical or research project in private companies, R&D or academic labs.
Presentation days and validation
Students gather in Brussels to defend and validate their internships.
90 ECTS credits with a satisfactory level of achievement are required to obtain the European Master degree.
How to apply
The minimum entry requirements for the European Master in Renewable Energy are a high standard BSc (or equivalent) in Engineering, Mathematics or Physics OR equivalent work experience.
Candidates must apply online between January and June, for admission in September of the same year. Visit EMRE website for details.
Solar Thermal & Associated Renewable Storage Specialization
You can choose to specialize in Solar Thermal and Associated Renewable Storage (STARS) for the second EMRE semester. See here for details on STARS education program.