Electrical Engineering for Smart Grids and Buildings, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • Tuition
    Tuition (Year)
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
The master in Electrical Engineering for Smart Grids and Buildings course from Grenoble Institute of Technology proposes a 20 month full time 120 ECTS state-of-art technical training in smart energy management in buildings and power grids together with economic, societal and cultural aspects to prepare students for the challenges of tomorrow, managing the total energy chain (production, distribution, use).


Boosting your skills

Graduating from Electrical Engineering for Smart Grids and Buildings this master at Grenoble Institute of Technology you will gain expertise in managing the full current and future energy chain taking into account the environmental and societal aspects. You will be able to take up the challenges associated with the new energy paradigm. You will receive a solid engineering know-how with economics , sociology, regulation and convergence between ICT and energy (Cyber Physical Systems).

Why choose the program?
  • Grids and Building, a major concern for our societies
  • Quality of the training, amazing level of practical works, availability of the professors and supporting staff
  • Strong connection with industry, most of Master Thesis within companies, job opportunities in France and abroad
  • Cutting edge research environment providing numerous PhD positions
  • Perfect international atmosphere, Intercultural experience, fast integration among local students
Training Method
The teaching method is a gradual approach towards autonomy and knowledge appropriation:traditional lectures, tutorials, applying knowledge in technological platforms shared withresearch or software packages, multidisciplinary practical projects, visits.

Our engineering training actively involves our industrial partners who often give lectures, labs and visit. Close relations between education, research and industry are a long Grenobletradition.The education programme is oriented to develop the innovation and entrepreneurialspirit.


National degree (L-M-D) / Diploma accredited by the French government

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Design and Control of Smart Power Systems
  • Energy economics
  • Innovative Components for Smart Grids
  • Numerical methods and tools
  • Modelling and control of electrical component-to-grid
  • French language, culture and Sport
For more information please visit the programme website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 4.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Take IELTS test
  • Minimum required score: 457

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score: 60

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in either Science (BSc) or Engineering (BEng) including courses in electrical Engineering
  • English language: B1 level. TOEFL: computer-based: 140 / IBT: 60 / paper-based : 457. TOEFL institution code is 6050, Department : Ense3; TOEIC : 550 - IELTS: 4.5

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 4270 International
  • EUR 4270 EU/EEA


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