Renewable Energies and Environmental Engineering

Why study Renewable Energy and Environmental Engineering at HSR?

Innovative technology for a sustainable future

You will learn to meet the challenges of the future with high-tech solutions.

Well-connected specialist teachers

Your lecturers maintain a constant dialogue with the research and industry sectors. You reap the benefits of their practical and up-to-date knowledge.

A responsible task

Your work will contribute to the efficient and environmentally friendly use of energy and resources.

The big picture

We will give you a comprehensive perspective on the two disciplines of power and environmental engineering.

For a CO2-neutral world

Study with us and you can help design the path towards fossil fuels being replaced as the main energy source and most waste being recycled.

A growth industry with a future

The industry needs innovative professionals like our graduates.

The key points at a glance

QualificationBachelor of Science FHO (University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland) in Energy and Environmental Engineering
Course duration

6 full-time semesters

10 part-time semesters or as per your self-designed schedule
ECTS points180
Course focus

Renewable energies: solar technology, photovoltaics, wind energy, hydrogen and fuel cells, heat pumps and geothermal energy, hydro power, biomass and biogas, building technology and construction physics

Environmental technology: waste technologies and recycling, water treatment, air pollution control, eco-management and environmental economics

Fields of activity

Development and optimisation of systems and processes in energy supply, building technology, water treatment and waste management

Teaching languageGerman, selected modules also in English

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