Twin Programme

Sustainable Energy and Engineering B

2nd Semester

Faculty of Environment and Planning

Natural Sciences


February 2019

At least three years bachelor-level studies in Engineering or Physics 


English, B1 level

Visiting Students - EUR 1500,00; Fee waivers may apply in the case of student exchange schemes like Erasmus; Students wishing to do a single course unit from an Exchange Package can opt to apply for “isolated course units” where the fees range from €40,00 - €60.00 per ECTS credit, depending on subject area.

The Courses

Energy Transportation And Storage - 6 ECTS

Complement and consolidate previous knowledge, and provide tools for the analysis of energy systems.

Prepare the students for the analysis and resolution of problems related with energy transport and storage.

Prepare the students to act for a most efficient operation of energy equipment and systems related with energy transport and storage.

Conversion of Renewable Energies - 6 ECTS

Introduce the fundamentals of conversion of renewable energy sources, namely:

1. Ocean Thermal Energy Converters (OTEC);

2. Solar radiation;

3. Wind energy;

4. Biomass.

Experimental Methods in Energy - 6 ECTS

Complement and consolidate previous knowledge concerning measurements systems and devices, and in particular related with energy.

Complement and consolidate previous knowledge concerning design and operation of experimental work, experimental data analysis, and uncertainty propagation.

Know a large set of experimental techniques.

Heating, Ventilation And Air Conditioning - 6 ECTS

The core curriculum of the HVAC course focuses on fundamentals of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (active or passive); hot water systems and refrigeration principles; industry standardized design practices for residential heating and installation of gas piping for heating or hot water appliances.

Environmental Systems Management - 6 ECTS

This course aims to provide students with the necessary knowledge  for the understanding and assessment of the elements of an environmental management system according to different available standards.

How to apply

Application procedure is similar to mobility applications, that is, candidates are either appointed by their institutions of origin or the candidate addresses directly the International Office that guides the candidate and contacts the candidate’s institution of origin. Application may be done on paper, by post and by email and is checked by the International Office.

What are the necessary documents?

- application form

- learning agreement signed by the candidate and the institutions of origin

- transcript of records

- photocopy of valid personal identification document (ID card or passport)

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