Wind Power Installation, Operations and Maintenance, 7.5 credits

Academic year 2021/2022

  • Spring 2022, Mixed, 50%, Distance learning

    Start date: 17 January 2022

    End date: 20 March 2022

    Application deadline: 15 October 2021

    Application code: UU-68218 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Flexible

    Selection: Final school grades (40%) - Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (10%) - Higher education credits, maximum 165 credits (50%)

    Outline for distance course: The course is given as a net-based course. Assignments are submitted in the e-classroom on Internet and the student will receive personal feedback by the teacher. A forum for discussion is available. To participate in the course you will need a computer with internet connection and Flash.

    Number of mandatory meetings: 0

    Number of voluntary meetings: 0

    Registration: 23 December 2021 – 16 January 2022

Entry requirements: Wind Power Basics, 7.5 credits.


If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 16,250

Tuition fee, total: SEK 16,250

Please note: The course is in English but written hand-in assignments can be submitted in Swedish.

About the course

The course explores the various stages and actors in a wind energy project's life cycle, which includes logistics, installation, operation and dismantling. Required project management is included and the planning tools WBS (Work Breakdown Structure) and GANTT are introduced. Various operational and maintenance strategies, and related contracts, insurance and warranties are studied and risk factors are analysed.

More information

Syllabus with reading list

Syllabus with reading list

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Department of Earth Sciences

Geocentrum, Villavägen 16 752 36 Uppsala

Villavägen 16, 752 36 UPPSALA

Andrew Barney


Telephone: +46 498 10 83 72