Admission requirements

Are you eligible to start the programme?

Educational and professional prerequisites

Applicants must have a university or college bachelor or master degree of at least three years of full-time study. Proof has to be given of having successfully finalised the study. Other diplomas may be taken into account for admission provided applicants can proof relevant study areas or work experience. Motivation and career objectives are also taken into account.  

Language requirements

Applicants need to be proficient in English, the language of instruction for the postgraduate Energy & Climate is English. To assure active participation, a good command of English in all aspects (written, spoken, and comprehension) is a prerequisite.

Proof of proficiency in English has to be presented upon application. Applicants can prove their proficiency in English by:  

  • submitting proof  you have completed a minimum of one academic year (equivalent to 60 ECTS credits) in a master's program conducted in English.;
  • submitting one of the following language certificates with a test validity of maximum 2 years:

                        - TOEFL iBT (Test of English as a Foreign Language; taken at a test center - Home editions are not accepted): a minimum score of 80. You can find more information about TOEFL at

                        - IELTS (International English Language Testing System ): a minimum score of at least 6.5, and on each part minimum 6.0.

Native English speakers and candidates holding a degree issued by a recognized educational institution in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxemburg, are exempt from the English language test.