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Master's Programme in Environomical Pathways for Sustainable Energy Systems (SELECT) (EIT InnoEnergy)

The Master's in Sustainable Energy Systems is an English-taught programme where you can learn how to make a real contribution to minimising the environmental impact of current and future energy solutions.


Master of Science (Technology)

Application period:

20.9.2021 – 12.6.2022

Language of instruction:



2 years, full-time


Relevant Bachelor's degree

Field of study:

Technology and Engineering


120 ECTS

Organising school:

School of Engineering

The Master's Programme in Environomical Pathways for Sustainable Energy Systems (SELECT) is for engineers who want hands-on experience in solving real-world energy challenges. Master's in Sustainable Systems is where you can learn how to make a real contribution to minimising the environmental impact of current and future energy systems. When joining this winning #2 programme in catergory, Energy and Natural Resources in Western Europe (EdUniversal Best Masters Ranking 2021), students learn to address societal challenges with technical solutions. The programme also explores the part played by innovation and commerce, giving students an understanding of the role and responsibility of engineers in a more sustainable energy industry.

You will join students from all over the world at two different universities and one of  Europe's leading business schools. You will study the first year either at KTH or UPC, and continue the second year in another partner university, specializing in the topic of your choice. At Aalto you will focus on sustainable biomass processing, or may choose a wider view on energy. Read more on the SELECT website in InnoEnergy Master School.

SELECT program has been awarded the EIT Label.


  • Round 1. 20 September 2021 - 31 October 2021

All EIT InnoEnergy programmes and year 1 institutions will be available in Round 1.

  • Round 2. 07 November 2021 - 16 January 2022
  • Round 3. 23 January 2022 - 06 March 2022
  • Round 4. 13 March 2022 - 18 April 2022
  • Round 5. 24 April 2022 - 12 June 2022


Programmes and institutions available vary per round. Availability for rounds 2-5 will be announced soon. Scroll down for a full overview of the admission calendar intake 2022.

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Would you like to increase your chances of being admitted? Check out the programme specific requirements to ensure you apply to the right programme based on your background.

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More program information

Learn more about the SELECT program contents, learning outcomes, innovation and entrepreneurship journey, and meet a student ambassador on the program website.

The InnoEnergy Career Center provides support and career offering to students and graduates in SELECT program.

This program gives eligibility for doctoral studies.


SELECT program is part of the EIT InnoEnergy Master's School (

At Aalto University the SELECT program is organized by the School of Engineering together with the School of Chemical Engineering. The Partner Universities in SELECT program are: the Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden (KTH), Politecnico di Torino (PoliTo), Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands (TUE), Technical University of Catalonia in Barcelona, Spain (UPC), Instituto Superior Técnico in Portugal (IST), AGH University of Science and Technology in Poland (AGH),  and Aalto University in Finland (Aalto).

Contact information

For information regarding the application process, application documents and language tests, please read the InnoEnergy Master School application instructions.

For enquiries regarding the content of programme and studies at Aalto University, please contact Learning Services of Aalto University School of Engineering, [email protected]

Program Coordinator Börje Helenius, [email protected]


Suport by IE

The EIT Label is a quality seal awarded by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) to a KIC educational programme that has been assessed positively by the EIT on the implementation of the EIT Quality Assurance and Learning Enhancement (EIT QALE) system, and the application of specific quality criteria with focus on the EIT Overarching Learning Outcomes (EIT OLOs), robust entrepreneurship education, highly integrated, innovative ‘learning-by-doing’ curricula, international mobility and outreach.

The application period is open until 12.6.2022 17:00 (UTC+3)

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