Energy Engineering

  • Highly qualified professional profile and applicable in various work contexts
  • Scientific program for no more than 60 students
  • Study of highly topical issues that are at the core of national and European projects
  • Job secured a few months after graduation
  • Stimulating and dynamic study environment
  • Multiple laboratory activities
  • Curricula in:
  • Renewable energy and sustainable buildings
  • Smart Grids and Sustainable Mobility for Energy Transition
  • Analysis and design of energy systems with low environmental impact
  • Thermal, electric or hybrid engines such as vehicle powertrains
  • Design and management of Smart and Micro grids
  • Design of air conditioning and lighting systems
  • Energy and acoustic certification of buildings
  • buildings’ energy requalification

Teaching approaches

  • Theoretical lectures, exercises and laboratories
  • Development of individual and group projects
  • Curricular internships


Students participate in competition examination. Admission requirements can be found in the admission announcement. Enrollment stages are the following:

  • Early (July)
  • Standard (September)
  • Postponed (October/December): if places are still available

After the publication of the final ranking, admitted students can enroll by paying the first fee instalment. Non-EU students can participate in a specific call (March / April); Pre-registration on is required

For the announcement of admission, the attachments and further information consult the section dedicated to master’s degrees

Degree program class
LM30 Energy and Nuclear Engineering
60 Slots available
Language Italian
Duration 2 years

Course description

The Master’s Degree in Energy Engineering prepares highly specialized professionals with specific skills in advanced design, innovation and optimized energy conservation and management, aimed at the development of complex, traditional and innovative energy plants and systems, where priority is given to renewable energy sources. Special attention is devoted to low energy buildings, electricity networks (smart and micro grids), and to the employment of hydrogen and innovative propulsion systems for sustainable mobility and energy transition.

Undergraduates from Italian universities in any bachelor’s degree class, or any qualification obtained abroad and recognized as suitable, who meet the curricular requirements and pass the test to assess their personal knowledge


Training highly qualified experts with specific skills in the field of production, conservation, optimization and management of energy, aimed at the design of complex, traditional and innovative energy systems, with special focus on renewable energy and technologies and processes for the energy transition.

The professionals trained in this degree program are sought after by companies operating in the strategic sector of energy production and distribution; domestic and foreign automotive industries; technical companies engaged in energy upgrading of buildings and in the design of air conditioning systems; public and private research organizations; Energy Manager


Fees, contributions and exemptions

Costs calculated based on family income (ISEE-University) and including:

  • fee for the equal access to university studies (from 130€ to 160€);
  • annual amount (from 0 (if ISEE-University <= € 22,000) to € 2,000);

Flat tax = €1,000 for international students (UE and non UE)

With a family income (ISEE-University < € 24,000) students are entitled to receive:

  • Scholarship consisting of total exemption from taxes, cash share, canteen and accommodation service (for off-site students)
  • Grants for international mobility
  • Reduced rates for the use of sports facilities and cultural services
  • Benefits for students completing their degrees within regulation time

Exclusively on grounds of merit, students can obtain:

  • International mobility grants (Erasmus)
  • Free accommodation and canteen services published in the call DUnicAL career program for student-athletes. Facilitated access to STEM programs
  • prizes for excellent students
  • higher scholarships for female students

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Life on Campus

In the largest and best equipped campus in Italy students will experience the sense of a unique university community, sharing educational, recreational, sporting and cultural events with fellow colleagues and professors. The Campus is equipped with lecture rooms, a sports center, theaters, amphitheaters, cinemas, cafes, refreshment areas and other places for socialization, thus offering an extraordinary human and educational experience.

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Services to Students

Unical is organized as an independent town that provides the best possible solutions of accommodation for students and staff living on campus, because it offers multiple services for study activities and for individual and collective well-being: libraries, the Language Learning Center, counselling and inclusion services. The Campus also includes a health center, a post office, a bank counter and a mindfulness dedicated area.

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Residential Center

It complements and completes the services provided by the University of Calabria and has put into shape the idea of a British-American campus-style University. It encompasses 10 districts hosting the university residences, consisting of apartments with double and single rooms, living room, kitchen and toilets. In these districts there are common areas for study and recreational activities and sports, there are TV rooms, game rooms and gyms; launderettes and bike rental services are also available.

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