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European Energy Markets Course, Short Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 4 days
Groningen, Netherlands
This 4-day introductory course addresses and integrates key economic, institutional, technical and development aspects of European energy markets, from the perspective of the 2015 Paris agreement. 
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The programme provides insights into the energy transition from fossil fuels towards renewable energy sources, and explains the challenges to be overcome. The course also covers the cyber subjects of smart grids and smart cities in view of the electrification and the use of green gases.

Upon completion of this course the participants will be able to:

  • Illustrate the dynamics of the European energy industry
  • Explain supply and demand in the EU gas, heat and electricity markets
  • Assess geopolitical and regulatory frameworks of energy markets in Europe
  • Anticipate the challenges and opportunities of building sustainable future cities
  • Assess the future of a single integrated EU energy market

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 4 days
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Which topics are addressed during this energy training?

  • Context: fundamentals of the energy sector and the onset of the energy transition, from a global and EU perspective.
  • Present: the impact of the energy transition to date on the actors/stakeholders in the energy value chain.
  • Future: the possible impact of expected and predicted developments (renewables, storage, grid smartness, green gas (hydrogen, synthetic methane,...)) on the energy sector and the integration with transportation and heating of buildings. 

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

At whom is the European Energy Markets training targeted?

This course is designed for participants who are relatively new to the energy business and/or professionals from different institutions related to the energy industry:

  • Professionals entering or moving into European gas-heat-electricity markets
  • Consultants working in the European energy industry
  • Project coordinators (energy sector realisation programmes)
  • Strategy advisors (energy sector roadmaps)
  • Industry professionals, seeking evaluation and update of developments within changing European energy markets
  • Regulatory affairs and relations officers/managers

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3200 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3200 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 4 days.
  • National

    3200 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3200 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 4 days.
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Price:€ 3.200,- (VAT, accommodation and travel expenses not included)

Living costs for Groningen

  • 750 - 1000 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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