Energy Security in Local and Global Energy Systems 2020/2021 (5 credits)

Spring 2021, 33 %, Campus

Start date: 18 January 2021

End date: 22 March 2021

Application Deadline: 15 October 2020

Enrolment Code: UU-68226 Application

Language of Instruction: Swedish

Location: Uppsala

Selection: Higher education credits in science and engineering (maximum 240 credits)

Entry Requirements: 120 credits including courses in computational science I, programming/computational science II, statistics and electrical engineering and at least one of the courses Energy Systems Physics, Technical Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics for Energy-Related Applications.
English language proficiency that corresponds to English studies at upper secondary (high school) level in Sweden ("English 6").


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 12083

Tuition fee, total: SEK 12083

About the course:

The course covers the structure of international energy systems and the global usage of different energy resources, as well as various methods for detecting, verifying, and exploiting different energy resources. Infrastructure and associated security and risks. Environmental and political limitations of different energy resources, for example EU's environmental goal 20-20-20. Political conflicts and risks related to energy resources.

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Department of Earth Sciences

Geocentrum, Villavägen 16 752 36 Uppsala

Villavägen 16, 752 36 UPPSALA

Fax: 018-471 2592

Study Counsellor


Telephone: +46 18 471 71 54