European Master in Renewable Energy (EMRE) by EUREC association

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

September to January

First semester @ Core University
(30 ECTS)

Students acquire solid foundation in key renewable energy technologies (wind, solar, bioenergy, hydropower) and socio-economic issues surrounding the deployment of these technologies.

Core Universities
U. Oldenburg (Germany)
UAS Hanze (Netherlands)
U. Loughborough (UK)
MINES-ParisTech (France)
U. Zaragoza (Spain)

September to January
February to May

Second semester @ Specialization University
(30 ECTS)

Students specialize in a chosen technology at a different University and in a different country.

Specialization in Solar Thermal
U. Perpignan (France)

February to May
June to November

Mandatory six-month internship
(30 ECTS)

Students complete a six-month practical or research project in private companies, R&D or academic labs.

June to November

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.