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Study Programmes Master M.Eng. Engineering and International Business - Focus on Renewable Energy, Water and Waste Management


Engineering and International Business (M.Eng.)
Focus on Renewable Energy, Water and Waste Management

Become part of the Blue Economy

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Gloria Thiller

You have an Engineering or Science degree? You wish to get a business education while extending your technical knowledge and skills in the area of renewable energies? 

Enhance your career prospects with our interdisciplinary Master's programme in Engineering and International Business - Focus on Renewable Energy, Water and Waste Management. Our new Master of Engineering degree enables you to gain a holistic understanding of both economic and technical systems.

Considering our international perspective, we put an emphasis on three relevant professional areas within the curriculum: renewable energies, sustainable water supply and sustainable waste management.

Take advantage of our excellent study conditions, our expertise, our networks and the international atmosphere of SRH Hochschule Berlin. Become a sought-after international expert of the Blue Economy. Learn to work, think and act like both an engineer and an entrepreneur.

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  • Overview
All facts at a glance
Degree Master of Engineering (M. Eng.)
Credit Points

120 Credits

Duration of Study

4 semesters

Start Date

Winter Semester (September) and Summer Semester (March)

Study Type Full Time
Admission Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Natural Sciences, proof of English language proficiency and successful participation in the selection process.

Languages English
Mandatory Internship


Next intake

MARCH 2020 intake: Please apply NOW or at least 3 months before the start of the programme, preferably by 30 November 2019

Content, Objective and Course Structure

The interdisciplinary approach of the study programme fosters the technical knowledge in elective modules on renewable energies, water management and residue management. Using the synergies between these modules, students acquire the ability to combine different technologies and skills in order to develop new sustainable solutions.  

In addition to technical expertise, Master of Engineering students become acquainted with management subjects and theories and get to extend their project management skills within an international context. They learn about Marketing, Sales, Finance, Investment Strategies and International Contract Law. Equipped with this interdisciplinary background, graduates of the Engineering and International Business programme are able to enjoy great career prospects.

Knowledge, methods, experience and personality
Professional, social, methodological and practical skills: thanks to the newly developed curriculum, our study programme provides you with comprehensive skills. The international profile of our university and the intercultural character of our student body strengthen your personality. SRH offers you the ideal conditions to thrive in a multicultural world. 

Module overview:

1st Semester2nd Semester3rd Semester4th Semester

Renewable Energy Systems

Sales and International Marketing

International Environmental Agreements and Environmental Life Cycle Assessment

Research & Development – Strategy, Concept, Methods

Technologies for Sustainable Water Management

Global Financing and Investment Strategies

Licensing Requirements and Procedures

Master’s Colloquium

Technologies for Sustainable Residue Management

International Project Development

International Contract Law

Master’s Thesis and Defense

Advanced Mathematics

Renewable Power Systems (PV, Wind, Hydro, Storage, Distribution) including Practice

Artificial Intelligence and Security



Renewable Heating and Cooling Systems (Solar, Heat Pump, Cogeneration, Storage, Distrib.) incl. Practice

Service and Quality


Principles of Electrical Engineering and Thermodynamics

Bioenergy and Residue Management incl. Practice

Project Practice



Water Management Technologies incl. Practice

Career Perspectives

The majority of jobs for "Engineering and International Business" graduates are within innovative growth industries and offer great career prospects. The Green or Blue Economy provides a basis for a variety of jobs that require experts with extensive engineering knowledge who are able to take on demanding management and leadership positions in international companies.

Advance your career with a Master's degree
Upon graduation you can work in consultancies, in innovative start-ups, in plant manufacturing or in traditional companies that switch to renewable energy solutions and technologies. Further career opportunities lie in residue management, sustainable water supply systems as well as energy and environmental technologies.

Areas of work:

  • planning and development offices
  • consulting firms
  • plant operators
  • energy and water suppliers
  • plant manufacturers
  • associations
  • public institutions and authorities (licensing authorities, planning and development departments, etc.

Pursue a doctor’s degree
The degree in Engineering and International Business prepares you for a leading position in a company, an academic career or a PhD.


Get your career started at SRH Hochschule Berlin and apply for our Master's programme. Here you find information about admission requirements and your next steps towards studying at SRH. 

You can start your studies at SRH Hochschule Berlin in the winter semester. Just apply online now. We will carefully review your application and invite you to an interview if your qualifications meet our Master's study criteria. Applying is free of charge.

Admission requirements
Admission requirements vary according to the educational background and citizenship of applicants.

Bachelor's degree in

  • Engineering (Environmental Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mechatronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering etc.) or 
  • (Natural) Sciences or
  • equivalent degree in the same area of studies.

During their previous studies, students need to have had the following subjects incl. the required credits and study workload:

Note: 1 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) credit point is equivalent to 30h of study workload.

Mathematics (Algebra, Analysis):  24 ECTS credits x 30h = 720h workload

Sciences (Physics, Chemistry): 24 ECTS credits x 30h = 720h workload

Computer Science or similar: 12 ECTS credits x 30h = 360h workload

Further requirements are

  • proof of English language proficiency and
  • successful participation in the selection process. 

All applications are examined individually to determine if they meet the admission requirements.

Proof of language skills
The following English proficiency tests are accepted:

  • TOEFL 87 ibt
  • TOEIC Listening/Reading 785, Speaking 160, Writing 150
  • IELTS (academic) 6.5
  • CAE (grade A, B, or C)
  • CPE (grade A, B or C)
  • Pearson English Test Academic (PTE-A): 59 Points
  • B2 First: 173



Tuition fees and financing

Studying at SRH Hochschule Berlin is worth the investment. You benefit from high-quality education that will prepare you for the challenges of your dream job.

A degree from SRH Hochschule Berlin facilitates the entry into the job market. Excellent study conditions and comprehensive services help you focus on your studies.

Tuition fees

citizenshipSeptember 2019 intake
EU/EEA (incl. Albania and North Macedonia)€780 / month
Non-EU/Non-EEA€5400 / semester

Please note: The monthly/semester tuition fees remain the same for the entire duration of the study programme.

There is a fixed examination fee of €2,400 which is split into four equal instalments of €600 that are due each semester. An extra one-off fee of €280 for our diversity training (intercultural events, excursions and language courses) is added to the tuition fees as well as fees for our career preparation service phase (€700 in total). 

An additional enrolment fee of €350 (EU/EEA students) / €750 (Non-EU/EEA students) is to be paid once at the start of the programme.

Funding and Scholarships
Information on financing options & scholarships can be found here.

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What our students say about us Md Saiful Islam

Hello, I am Md Saiful Islam. I am studying “Engineering and International Business - Focus on Renewable Energy, Water and Waste Management" at SRH Hochschule Berlin, one of the best Universities of Applied Sciences in Germany. I have graduated from Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology, one of the top-ranked universities in Bangladesh, in Electrical and Electronic Engineering with a Bachelor of Science.

Why did you choose to study at SRH Hochschule Berlin?
I have chosen SRH Hochschule Berlin because of its high-quality education and research availability, a strong focus on graduate employability, an international outlook and community, excellent support services for international students and a wide range of extracurricular activities. The salient methodology of study content motivated me to get admission to this reputed university. This international university is not only focused on Engineering but also on Management, Entrepreneurship and Business (Interdisciplinary Management) studies which also helped me to make the decision to apply here.

What do you like about your studies?
The first thing that inspired me about SRH Hochschule Berlin were the course materials. The examination policy and the extraordinary teaching staff led me to focus more on research and development. The teachers are always motivating students to do different projects and to attend seminars and fairs - which is beneficial for their further career and networking in the relevant field. As a student from the Master of Engineering programme I got to know specialised forms of Research & Development strategies as well as concepts and methods that are required to successfully lead engineering or technical personnel and projects.

Are there any recommendations you can give to new students?
If you are passionate and motivated about your career and want to implement your educational knowledge, this is the right place for you - from my experience - to reach the absolute zenith of your Career.

What our students say about us Pranoti Patil

Why did you choose SRH Hochschule Berlin?
I was looking for some course related to renewable energies that was taught in English. SRH Hochschule Berlin offers the course which fulfilled all my expectations. That's why I chose the university.

Why did you choose Germany?
It was my childhood dream to learn in Germany as it is the hub for the latest technologies and mechanical and automobile industries. It's good to enhance my knowledge in such a country.

Why did you choose your study Programme?
It basically focuses on renewable energies. According to me that is the future and there is a lot of scope for development and career options in this field.

What’s the best experience about studying at SRH Hochschule Berlin that you have made so far
All my professors are very friendly and extremely knowledgeable. That is the best thing so far. It's fun to learn from them.

What’s the best experience about living in Germany that you have made so far?
The best experience would be public transport and cooperative people. I like the general culture of the country.

Are there any recommendations you can give to prospective students?
Get proper guidance on blocked accounts and health insurance from experienced students and consultants.

Questions about the programme? Contact us.

Study Advisor

Dipl.-Üb. Gloria Thiller

University Administration

Prospective Student Advisor & Student Welcome Centre
Room H.116
Telephone +49 30 374 374 -155 Send an email

Programme Director

Prof. Dr. Michael Hartmann

University Management

Vice President of Academic Affairs & Teaching, Study Programme Director Renewable Energy
Room H.819
Telephone +49 30 374 374-320 Send an email

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