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Discover DENSYS, a new Master's degree programme on Decentralised Smart Energy Systems

06/11/2019

Four EERA members, all leading European universities, launched a new Master’s degree programme on Decentralised Smart Energy Systems.

DENSYS masters degree

Erasmus Mundus Joint Master’s degree DENSYS is a collaborative two-year (120 ECTs) joint Master’s degree programme with the goal to provide training in the inter-disciplinary fields of Decentralised smart ENergy SYStems. These systems play an increasing role in the perspective of a massive integration of renewable energy sources into the energy system and the ongoing transition towards a low carbon society.

Co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European UnionDENSYS will have its first edition in 2020/2021 as an Erasmus Mundus Master’s programme. It will provide students not only an exchange programme but also scholarships for studies in leading European universities with distinctive and complementary academic qualities and strong educational and research traditions.

 

The overall goals of the proposed EMJMD “DENSYS” are the following:

  • To educate top skilled engineers with multiphysics approaches, who will be able to design, size, optimize and operate decentralised smart energy systems, with skills and expertise in the mechanical, chemical and electrical engineering disciplines and a sufficient level of systemic overview, which enables analysing the complex interactions in energy systems,
  • To train future researchers (for both public and private sectors), as decentralized energy systems still require strong R&D investments, at the system scale (smart management), at the component scale (e.g. optimization of the lifespan, energy efficiency or density of the system’s components, …) and at the scale of the elementary mechanism.
  • To offer a broad opening on the human and social sciences to enable the students in having a general understanding and a holistic view of the energy systems and finally working with specialists of other disciplines by addressing particularly some non-technical issues: impact in the territories, social acceptance, economical issues, new business models, the active role of the consumer/producer in the systems.
  • To provide to students an international network as well as genuine European learning, an integrated multicultural and language experience.

 

A wide range of partners already supports the programme, both from the academic and industry sectors.

 

Download the leaflet of the Master’s degree here: FLYER of the DENSYS Master’s degree

To learn more about the Master’s programme or to enrol, visit the DENSYS website. Deadline for application is on 17 January 2020.