Wind En­er­gy Sys­tems (Master)

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Masterprogramm:
Bewerbungsfrist für internationale Studierende: 20.08.2020
Bewerbungsfrist mit deutschem 1. Abschluss: 15.05.2020 - 01.09.2020

Zertifikate:
Bewerbungsfrist für das Sommersemester: 01.04.2020
Bewerbungsfrist für das Wintersemester: 01.10.2020

Der Online M.Sc. Wind Energy Systems (wes.online) ist als englischsprachiges Teilzeit-Fernstudium ausgerichtet. Abhängig von einem individuellen Lernplan liegt die Dauer des Studiums zwischen 5 und 7 Semestern. Die Zielgruppe des Masterprogramms sind IngenieurInnen sowie NaturwissenschaftlerInnenaus der ganzen Welt. Ziel des Studiums ist die Ausbildung von Windenergie-Fachkräften für Forschung und Industrie.

Unsere Lehrenden sind ExpertInnen im Bereich Windenergie von der Universität Kassel und dem Fraunhofer Institut für Energiewirtschaft und Energiesystemtechnik (IEE). Als Mitglied der Bildungsallianz mint.online – einem Zusammenschluss aus deutschen Hochschulen, der Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft und weiteren Forschungseinrichtungen – möchten wir zur Ausbildung von Fachkräften in den MINT-Fächern beitragen, wobei der Fokus auch auf den Aspekt der Nachhaltigkeit gesetzt wird.

Bewerbungen für das Masterprogramm sind mit einem deutschen Bachelor- oder Diplomabschluss bis zum 1. September 2019 möglich. Studierende mit nicht-deutschem Abschluss sind bereits bis zum 15. Juli 2019 einzureichen. Der nächste Studienstart ist im Oktober 2019.

Des Weiteren bieten wir den Erwerb von einzelnen Zertifikaten an, um die Spezialisierung in einzelnen Bereichen der Windenergie zu ermöglichen. Ein Studienstart ist sowohl im Winter- als auch im Sommersemester möglich. Eine Bewerbung für das Zertifikatsstudium ab April 2019 ist sowohl mit deutschem als auch nicht-deutschen Bachelor- oder Diplomabschluss bis zum 1. April 2019 einreichbar.

wes.online Studienalltag

  • Wie können Studierende in verschiedenen Zeitzonen überhaupt gemeinsam an einer Vorlesung teilnehmen?
  • Werde ich Online-Live-Vorlesungen erleben, oder werden nur bereits aufgezeichnete Videos bereitgestellt?
  • Gibt es Lernskripte?
  • Mit welchem Portalen wird gearbeitet?


  • Ge­­­ne­ral pro­­­gram­­­me in­­­­­for­­­ma­­­ti­on

    Final degree: Master of Science


    Beginning of study: Winter semester


    Language of instruction: English


    Period of study: 7 semesters

    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.The tuition fee is 14,000 euros.


    Ad­mis­si­on re­qui­re­ments

    Zulassungsvoraussetzungen für das Masterprogramm

    Bitte beachten Sie auch die Informationen zum Bewerbungsprozess für Bewerber mit deutschem Abschluss.

    Bachelorabschluss, Diplom oder vergleichbarer Abschluss mit mindestens 180 ECTS-Credits in einem technischen oder naturwissenschaftlichen Fach mit einer Spezialisierung in einem der folgenden Bereiche:

    • Bau- und Umweltingenieurwesen
    • Maschinenbau
    • Elektrotechnik
    • Physik
    • oder Vergleichbares

    in einem anderen Fach mindestens 60 ECTS-Credits in Mathematik, Naturwissenschaften oder Ingenieurswissenschaften mit mindestens 18 ECTS-Credits in Mathematik (Analysis, Algebra)


    Weitere Zulassungskriterien:

    • 'gute' mathematische Kenntnisse,
    • 'gute' technische Kenntnisse,
    • 'gute' Grundkenntnisse in Naturwissenschaften
    • Motivationsschreiben (max. 2 Seiten), in welchem Sie Ihre persönliche Motivation und Eignung für das Masterstudium darlegen, inkl. vorheriger akademischer Leistungen, praktischer Tätigkeit und wissenschaftlicher Arbeit
    • Nachweis von min. 1 Jahr Berufserfahrung nach dem ersten Studienabschluss
      • In besonderen Fällen kann der Prüfungsausschuss entscheiden, dass Berufserfahrung vor dem ersten Studienabschluss anerkannt wird.
    • Nachweis von Englisch-Kenntnissen entsprechend dem Level B2 gemäß dem Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (Beispiele).

    Bewerbungsfrist für internationale BewerberInnen: 20. August
    Bewerbungsfrist mit deutschen Zeugnissen: 1. September


    Für die Bewerbung beachten Sie bitte die Hinweise für Internationale BewerberInnen oder Deutsche BewerberInnen


    Fur­t­her In­­­for­­ma­­ti­on


    Ap­p­li­ca­ti­on pro­ce­du­re win­ter se­mes­ter 2020/21

    Ap­p­li­ca­ti­on with a de­gree ear­ned in Ger­ma­ny

    Please apply for this course via the online application portal for master’s degree courses at the University of Kassel.

    Ap­p­li­ca­ti­on pe­ri­od

    15 May 2020 - 1 September 2020

    Please enclose the following documents with your official application after you have completed and signed it:
     

    If you already have a bachelor’s degree:

    1. A copy of your university degree (German degree, bachelor’s degree or the specialist equivalent); there is no need to have the copy certified.
    2. A complete summary of subjects and grades (transcript of records).
    3. Proof of work experience lasting one year.
    4. Evidence of an adequate knowledge of the English language at B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
    5. A CV, a letter explaining your reasons for choosing the course and two references.


    If you do not yet have a bachelor’s degree:

    1. An interim summary of subjects and grades (transcript of records) from your current course. 
    2. Written confirmation of your progress in your course, completed and signed by your current examinations office.
    3. Proof of work experience lasting one year.
    4. Evidence of an adequate knowledge of the English language at B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
    5. A CV, a letter explaining your reasons for choosing the course and two references.

    You must have already completed and passed at least 80% of the work required for your degree by the time you submit your application. This is the equivalent of 144 of 180 credits or 168 of 210 credits. You must also provide evidence of your acceptance for a dissertation (please specify the submission deadline).  

    Please note that your documents will only be processed if your application is complete and is received on time.  

    The application and enrolment procedure takes place in cooperation with the Management School of the University of Kassel, UNIKIMS. Information on enrolment can be found here: Application for a place at a university

    1. As soon as your application has been received, you will receive a digital acknowledgement of receipt.  
    2. The e-mail also contains information about logging into the application portal. You will need your applicant’s number for this.  
    3. Your application will then be checked to see whether it is complete and correct in formal terms. If any documents are missing, you will be informed of this by e-mail. So please check the spam filter in your mail programme too.  
    4. If your documents are complete, your application will be passed on to the examination board for the master’s degree course. It will check the contents of your application. The examination board will decide whether your qualifications match the requirements and whether to recognise your achievements in the past; it will make a decision to admit or reject you and may also set other content-related conditions.
    5. If the examination board does not have all the documents for its specialist review, the master’s degree office will send you an e-mail to inform you of this.
    6. The decision taken by the examination board will be passed on to the master’s degree office digitally.

    The assessment and enrolment procedure described here may take up to 6 weeks during the peak phase of the application process! Please refrain for making any enquiries about your application during this time.

    1. You will receive an automatically generated acceptance mail. The e-mail contains important information about the introductory courses. 
    2. You will be enrolled for the master’s degree course. Following the enrolment, you will be sent the confirmation of acceptance for studies with further information on any documents that might be missing, any content-related conditions needing to be met and payment of the semester fees in the post. Please note the deadlines for submitting the documents and paying the semester fees.  
    3.  If you have been accepted for several master’s degree courses, you will be enrolled for all of them. The enrolment can be cancelled provided that you apply to withdraw from one or several master’s degree courses by the start of the semester.
    4. The assessment and enrolment procedure described here may take up to 6 weeks during the peak phase of the application process! Please refrain from making any enquiries about your application during this time.

    Ap­p­­li­­ca­­ti­on with a de­gree ear­­ned outs­i­de Ger­­ma­­ny

    If you pursued your Bachelor degree at a university outside Germany, you need to apply via uni-assist. uni-assist will pre-evaluate your application on behalf of the University of Kassel and inform you if further documents are required. 

    Ap­p­­­li­­­ca­­­ti­on pe­­­ri­od

    1 December 2019 - 20 August 2020

    Please make sure to add the following documents to your application:

    • The school certificate that entitles you to study at a university in your home country.
    • Applicants from China, Mongolia or Vietnam have to provide an APS certificate.
    • The degree of your current university.
    • Transcript of records including your grades of your prior and/or current studies at a university.
    • For an English taught Master's programme please submit certificates of English language skills on the required level B2 and according to the Common European Framework (CEF).
    • Depending on the master programme, further documents might be necessary, i.e.: curriculum vitae, reference letters, letter of motivation, additional documents. To learn more about additional documents for application please see the section Admission reqirements on this website.
    • Please make sure to hand in two sets of your documents at uni-assist: 1st authenticated copies in the original language, 2nd authenticated copies in a translated version (German or English). Please make sure to not hand in original documents since they will not be returned to you!

    Uploaded documents at uni-assist will not be taken into consideration until the complete application set is send via postmail.

    1. After submitting your general personal data, you will receive a link via e-mail to activate your account and start your online application. 

    2. Please fill in the form about the applicant's data ("Bewerberdaten") first, before you go to the applications ("Anträge") and fill in your choice(s) of study. Please make sure to answer the further questions "weitere Frage" regarding each of your choices of study. 
    3.  Complete your application by printing out your documents for the application as well as for each of your choices of study. Sign the printed out documents and send them to uni-assist with the required certificates. 
    4. Submit your online data via the submit-button ("Antrag elektronisch übermitteln"). In case you want to change your data after submitting your application you need to contact uni-assist directly. 
    5. Pay the service fee to uni-assist. Unless the payment is booked on the bank account of uni-assist your application will not be processed and forwarded to the University of Kassel. 

    Please note: Incomplete application sets and applications handed in at uni-assist after the application deadline not be taken into consideration. 

    1. uni-assist evaluates your application with regard to formal admission criteria given of the University of Kassel (i.e. GPA, German language knowledge, etc.). 

      a.     If documents / certificates for pre-evaluating your application set are required, you will be contacted by uni-assist. Please note the additional deadline to hand in those documents.  

      b.    If you do not meet the formal criteria of the University of Kassel or your previous studies are not acknowledged in Germany, uni-assist will inform you via email. Your documents will not be forwarded to the University of Kassel. An admission is not possible. 

      If you meet the formal requirements uni-assist forwards your data to the University of Kassel. You will be informed via email about this procedure. 
      You may now start your Visa application. The University of Kassel will provide you with a letter for your Visa application. Please contact the Master’s office. However, this letter is no admission confirmation. Its purpose is to help you with an early visa application. 
       
    2. The admission board of the Master programme now evaluates your eligibility with regard to your previous studies and study content.
    3. You will be informed about the admission or disaffirmation via email by the Master’s office. Please read the admission letter carefully since it contains enrollment information. The evaluation of your application set by uni-assist and the University of Kassel takes up to 6 weeks. It is in your interest to apply as early as possible to ensure your arrival in Germany prior to the beginning of the semester.
    4. In case further documents for pre-evaluating your application set are required, you will be contacted by uni-assist. If you do not meet the formal criteria of the University of Kassel, uni-assist will inform you directly. Your documents will not be forwarded to the University of Kassel.
    5. Uni-assist will keep your documents saved for four years as data package. Documents will only be forwarded to the university of your choice. After those four years, your documents will be deleted.
    6. It is not possible to return the certificates, however. In case you wish to apply for another programme at the University of Kassel you would have to apply once more with a complete set of documents.

    You received an admission letter from the Univesity of Kassel? Now it is time to get registered as an official student at the University of Kassel. Therefore, please follow these steps:

    1. Please transfer the tuition fee to the bank account given in your admission letter within two weeks after receiving the admission letter. Otherwise, your enrolment will not be processed and your seat will be given to another applicant.
    2. Register as an official student: Fill out the enrollment form: Enrolment form (verlinken zur entsprechenden Seite) and submit it as PDF via email to masterstudium[at]uni-kassel[dot]de
    3. You will be informed about the completion of enrolment via email afterwards. The letter includes information on your enrollment number and the semester fee. Please do not transfer the semester fee prior to receiving your enrolment number!
    4. You need to transfer the semester fee within two weeks after receiving the enrolment information. Otherwise, your seat will be given to another applicant and an enrolment is no longer possible.
    5. As soon as your semester fee is booked on the bank account of the University of Kassel, the student ID will be send to you via postal mail. Your enrolment is completed.

    For formal questions regarding the application procedure, your application set or additional documents, please write to the Master’s office: masterstudium[at]uni-kassel[dot]de If already available, please name your application number!


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