Wind Energy Systems (M)

General program information

Final degree

Master of Science

Period of study 

7 semesters 

Programme language 


Further information

Available course-options: Accompanying work or fulltime-course. 


The Master's programme is designed as a distance learning course which uses several information and communication technologies of multimeda learning.


The Master's progamme is liable for costs.

Partner institutions

Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology (Fraunhofer IWES)

Admission requirements

Bachelor degree, diploma or equivalent degree with at least 180 credits in a technical or scientific course in the subject area

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering or
  • Mechanical Engineering or
  • Electrical Engineering or
  • Physics or
  • equivalent or
  • in a course with basic subjects in the mathematics, natural sciences and engineering which amount to at least 60 credits, of which at least 18 credits are in the field of mathematics (analysis, algebra).

Further admission criteria: 

  • 'good' mathematical knowledge,
  • 'good' knowledge of technical sciences,
  • 'good' basic knowledge of natural science.
  • Proof of a letter of motivation (maximum two pages) in which one's personal motivation as well as suitability for the Master's programme is provided convincgly, along with a record of previous academic performance, field training and scientific work. 
  • Proof of at least one year of professional work experience after finishing the first degree of higher education. 
  • Proof of English language knowledge equivalent to level B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (TOEFL 87 or IELTS 5.0).

Examination regulations / Modules

Current examination regulations for the Master programm

Website of the Master programme

Here you can find the website of the Master programme

Beginning of study

Winter semester

Subject-specific information and advice

Daniela Gleim M.A. 

Telephone: +49 561 804-3446

First semester

Orientation Week

Application procedure (winter semester 2017/18)

with a degree earned in Germany:

Application period: 15.05.2017 - 01.09.2017

with a degree earned outside Germany:

Application period: 01.12.2016 - 01.04.2017

Apply for the master's program