in scientific cooperation with

Fraunhofer ISE

Study Solar Energy - From all around the world:

Study solar energy - online and besides your job - in the Master of Science program (MSc.) or in the Certificate program. Improve your skills and your knowledge in the field of solar energy. We arrange exams all around the world, in study centers near your current residency.


Learn everything about solar energy research, development and production:

Learn from the world leading experts in solar energy within a innovative and flexible learning environment - specially designed for working professionals. Gain insights into the physics, technology and system design of solar energy engineering.


Boost your career and become part of the solar community:

Become a part of our successful and renowned society of solar scientist and engineers. At the end of each course, you may join the campus phase in Freiburg to get to to meet fellows and lecturers personally.



  • In the PV and Solar Energy Industry and Sales
  • Or a Solar Energy newcomer with another background



Awarded by University of Freiburg in scientific cooperation with Fraunhofer ISE.

University of Freiburg

The University of Freiburg was founded in 1457 and has an excellent reputation in the areas of teaching, research and advanced education. Ten Nobel laureates have researched and taught here. 170 million euros in third-party funding underscore its strength as a research institution.

Today’s campus is characterized by a combination of traditional subjects and modern technology. More than 25,000 students are currently enrolled here. 16 percent of the student body comes from other countries.

Find more information on the University's website.


Fraunhofer ISE

With a staff of more than 1200 members, the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE is the largest solar energy research institute in Europe. Its work comprises the investigation of scientific and technological fundamentals for solar energy applications and the development of production technology and prototypes.

With about 200 doctoral candidates, numerous trainees and part-time student employees, the Institute is able to hold a world leading position in solar energy R&D. Numerous world records and successful industry cooperations prove its excellent quality, making their experts among the most successful and sought-after scientists in the world.

Find more information on the Fraunhofer ISE's website.