Centre of Expertise Energy

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Renewable energy needs innovative professionals!
It is one of the biggest challenges for the near future: the transition to a sustainable society, which is based on the use of clean energy sources. On a large scale, new solutions and new approaches are needed. The Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen (Hanze UAS) is the leader in applied research into renewable energy. It is one of the universities of applied sciences where students from various disciplines are trained in energy education and are involved in research into energy matters.

What can you do in Renewable Energy during your study programme?
At Hanze UAS, you can specialise in New Energy during your study programme, by taking an 'energy track' consisting of a combination of components from your own study programme, components from other study programmes and learning activities from the Energy Academy Europe. Upon completion of the energy track, you will receive an energy certificate.

European Masters
Together with leading European Universities, EUREC Agency has developed the European Master in Renewable Energy and the European Master in Sustainable Energy System Management​ that merges business and technology in the field of energy. Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen (Hanze UAS) became member of the EUREC consortium and started these master programmes in September 2012 and September 2015, respectively. ​


  • Sustainable LNG Technology
  • Energy and Law
  • Energy and Management
  • Power and Energy Distribution
  • Energy Transition
  • Life Sciences & Renewable Energy
  • Communication and Sustainable Society
  • (New Business Development Energy - Former organisational unit 01/01/15)


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    RIGHT: Right skills for the right future

    Manickam, A. & Noorman, K. J.


    Project: Research


    Bouw, K., van der Schoor, T. & D'Souza, A.


    Project: Research

    Research Output

    • 1 Report
    • 1 Contribution to conference proceeding
    • 1 Web publication/site
    • 1 Other contribution

    Escape rooms as tools for climate change education: an exploration of initiatives

    Ouariachi Peralta, T. & Elving, W., 20 Apr 2020, 14 p. Routledge/Taylor & Francis.

    Research output: Other contributionAcademic

    Open Access
  • 10 Downloads (Pure)

    Gamification approaches for education and engagement on pro-environmental behaviors: searching for best practices

    Ouariachi Peralta, T., Elving, W. & Li, C-Y., 3 Jun 2020

    Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/siteAcademic

    Open Access
  • Understanding the urgency and complexities of the energy transition through serious gaming

    Ouariachi Peralta, T. & Elving, W., 7 Nov 2019, Conference Proceedings of the 18th European Conference on e-Learning. ACPI, p. 461-466 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingContribution to conference proceedingAcademicpeer-review

    Open Access


    Best Paper

    Juliana Montoya Cardona (Recipient), 24 Jun 2017

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)



    • 71 Oral presentation
    • 7 Invited talk
    • 2 Other
    • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course

    Hydrogen : hype or hope? A short overview of activities in the Netherlands

    Jan-jaap Aué (Speaker)
    13 Feb 2020

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

    De mogelijke rol van Waterstof binnen de Energietransitie : “een introductie op Waterstof ”

    Jan-jaap Aué (Speaker)
    8 Jan 2020

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

    Press / Media

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    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research