Sustainable Energy Technologies and Systems, master program

120 credits

Experience the unstoppable rise of renewable energy! Discover the boundless potential of wind, water, solar, and biomass as they revolutionize the energy landscape towards carbon neutrality, both at home and across the globe. With a Bachelor's degree in engineering, unlock the secrets of tomorrow's energy systems and become a visionary leader in sustainable technologies.

In an era marked by pressing environmental challenges and an increasing demand for renewable energy sources, we are proud to introduce its cutting-edge international master's program in Sustainable Energy Technologies and Systems. This program aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to address the complex issues surrounding energy sustainability and contribute to a more environmentally conscious future.

Located in Sweden, a country renowned for its commitment to sustainability and innovation, Linnaeus University provides an ideal setting for students to engage in hands-on learning and research in the field of sustainable energy. With a focus on both theoretical understanding and practical application, this two-year program offers a comprehensive curriculum designed to empower students to become leaders in the field of sustainable energy technology.

Throughout the program, students will explore a wide range of topics, including renewable energy sources, energy storage systems, bioenergy and waste as a resource, energy efficiency, and sustainable energy policy. They will have the opportunity to collaborate with leading experts in academia, industry, and municipalities, gaining valuable insights and real-world experience through the project and the thesis work.
By fostering interdisciplinary collaboration and encouraging innovative thinking, this master's program prepares graduates to tackle the complex challenges facing the global energy sector. Whether pursuing careers in research, industry, or policy-making, graduates of the Sustainable Energy Technologies and Systems program at Linnaeus University will be equipped to make a meaningful impact on the transition to a more carbon neutral and sustainable energy future.


The journey aims to prepare students towards an exciting career in the scope of sustainable energy technologies and systems, playing diverse roles such as energy system planner, forward-thinking energy strategist, eco-conscious environmental investigator, consultant or dynamic project manager etc. As you delve into our comprehensive curriculum, you'll gain the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in a global marketplace where opportunities are expanding at a rapid pace. Position yourself for success, and seize the countless possibilities that await you in the world of sustainable energy.


Upon successful completion of the programme, the student is awarded the Master of Science (120 credits) with specilization in Sustainable Energy Processes and Systems

Main field of Study: Bioenergy Technology

"I really appreciated how traditional lectures were complemented with project works and seminars"

Alumni Wanja Thelin from Linnaeus University

"I chose to study this program as a continuation to my bachelor’s in engineering in Energy and Environment. The program covered a wide scope within the topics of energy of environment from a technical and a policy perspective. I really appreciated how traditional lectures were complemented with project works and seminars. This approach made the learning both inspiring and rewarding. The experience was further enhanced by all the new perspectives gained by studying with people from around the world. With good help from the teaching staff, I wrote my Master thesis about heat recovery in a wet scrubber. Apart of granting me the Sparbanken Kronan scholarship, it also laid the ground for my PhD-thesis which I started right after graduation."

- Wanja Thelin

"The programme has a broad interdisciplinary focus on the environment, sustainability, and energy technology"


"I chose to continue my studies at Linnaeus University as this master’s programme had a broad and interdisciplinary focus on the environment, sustainability, and energy technology. Also, the university has a great campus where you can engage in a lot of activities to enrich your student life. During the course of the programme, I faced new challenges on the different courses – writing articles, participating at seminars, and having general discussions in the classroom. However, the lecturers always provided me with sufficient knowledge and support to solve these challenges. Since the students in my class came from all over the world, with different educational backgrounds, the discussions opened my eyes to new ways of viewing the topics, and they were always very interesting to participate in. I feel that this master’s programme has provided me with the knowledge I need to start working in an important and growing industry. I currently work with environmental support at Abstracta."

- Tim Wisme

Växjö – the student city with a living campus

Just south of Växjö’s city centre you will find Linnaeus University’s campus. In Växjö, many students choose to live on campus.

Here you will have five minutes’ walking distance to friends, restaurants, lecture rooms, gym, grocery store, the University Library, nature trails, and student pubs. If you live in another part of Växjö, you can quickly get to the university by bus or bicycle.

With its 90 000 inhabitants, Växjö is one of the fastest growing cities in Sweden. Here you will find the famous Småland entrepreneurship spirit and a lot of companies, for instance within the IT industry – perfect for when you are looking for an internship position or a job. Växjö is also a picturesque city where you are always close to forests and water.

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