Postgraduate Programme Renewable Energy (PPRE)

We offer a MSc programme on the fundamentals of renewable energy, designed for scientists and engineers intending to pursue a professional career in this field.

Application deadlines are

  • 15 October (1 year before entry) only for DAAD applicants from developing countries
  • 15 January (9 months before entry) regular application deadline for self-sponsored students and those applying for a scholarship other than DAAD (all countries)

Please apply online between August 15 and January 15. (Flash, Javascript and https/ssl encryption are needed).

Classes start in early October every year.

Please see our application section for important information on the process, and also the FAQ for questions about applying to PPRE.


PPRE wins Ars Legendi Prize 2016

PPRE wins one of the most prestigious prizes for education in Germany. The Ars Legendi Prize 2016 was awarded for best approach to diversity related teaching and learning. Read more


  • The thirtieth PPRE batch finalized their graduation ceremony in a touching event on March 31st 2017. The ceremony was organized by the graduation ceremony team.more

  • As a follow up of being awarded the Ars-Legendi Prize in 2016 by the Stifterverband and the German Rector’s Conference, PPRE was invited to present itself at the annual Stifterverband conference in Lower Saxony on March 30th 2017 in Hannover.more

  • We had again visitors from the wonderful Colombia! This time, they were a group of 8 students from the chemical engineering program, from the University Jorge Tadeo Lozano (UJTL) located in the capital city: Bogotá. The group was guided by Dr. Carlos Forero, who is the director of the renewable energies research group of the UJTL.more