Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy and Technology (short programme)

Full-time programme in Breda

Issues like global warming, pollution and cradle to cradle interest you. The Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy and Technology programme will turn you into an environmental professional.

The local authority in a city wants to be CO2 neutral by 2040. You are part of a consultancy team. You find ways to reduce the energy consumption and utilise suitable sustainable energy sources. You research the availability of solar power, hydropower, geothermal power, wind power and biomass. Your solution is financially viable and accepted by both industry and the public. You take into consideration future developments, techniques and policies.


You want to keep the planet safe for future generations. You are interested in science subjects and you have an open mind towards other cultures. You are a team player and, at the same time, self-motivated. And you are adventurous and independent.

The programme Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy and Technology (short programme)

You will learn about sustainable energy techniques and their suitability in given conditions in an international context. Subjects include biobased waste management, energy conservation, cost benefit analyses, stakeholder analyses and environmental policy and law. And also chemistry, maths, biology and intercultural communication. And you train your language and consultancy skills.

On completion of the two year course, you will be granted the Bachelor of Applied Science degree.

Features of this study programme

Lecturers and staff members are highly qualified. Our approach is personal. You will work in small groups. A personal coach and study counsellor will give you plenty of guidance. In 2016, the programme was ranked number 1 in the two main higher education surveys in the Netherlands. The atmosphere is friendly and open. The composition of the student group extends from Europe to Africa and Asia. The projects come from the working environment, so you will handle realistic problems and data.