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Energy and resource management

Study concept

The Master's in Energy and Resource Management (ERW) at the Freiberg University of Resources is aimed at graduates of engineering or economics Bachelor's programs who wish to deepen their university education in both disciplines and place particular emphasis on theory-practice transfer. On the basis of their specifically expanded specialist knowledge, graduates of this degree program can not only contribute to efficient and sustainable solutions to current and future problems in the energy and resources industry, but as managers of tomorrow they can also decide where their path leads. A successful degree opens up a wide range of career paths in business, science and politics.


Study fields

Focus on business analytics, management science in the energy industry

Focus on energy economics, economics of natural resources, environmental economics

Focus on development and financing of major projects, financial risk management

Faculty of Business Administration (Faculty 6)
Master of Science (M. Sc.)
Standard period of study
4 Semester
Part-time possible
Start of studies
Winter semester
Summer semester
Admission requirement

Bachelor's degree in economics or engineering and six months of relevant professional experience

Course language
Professional advice
Prof. Dr. Dirk Rübbelke
Schloßplatz 1, Zimmer 1.203
Dirk.Ruebbelke [at]
Anqi.Li1 [at]
Central Student Advisory Service
Central Student Counselling Service
Prüferstr. 2, 3rd floor, room 3.405
studienberatung [at]
Student Council
Student Representatives Faculty 6
Schlossplatz 1, ground floor 202
fsr6 [at]
Job opportunities

Leadership positions in companies: e.g. in the energy and resources industry as well as in related organisations (especially the public sector, chambers and associations) or in politics

Professional activity: e.g. as a self-employed entrepreneur and as a consultant in the energy and resource industry

scientific activities: e.g. at universities and research institutions with a (research) focus on the energy and resource industry

Introduction to the degree programme

Prof. Andreas Horsch on the Energy and Resource Management (Master's) degree program