Master SIMulation and Optimization of energy Systems



Due to the complexity of current industrial processes, the development and improvement of the operations of these facilities is possible only with rigorous optimization methods.

The International Master’s SIMOS (SIMulation and Optimization of energy Systems) offers specialized training in the field of Energy and more specifically, the optimization of energy systems.
This training is of high interest for students from around the world.

Knowledge and skills

The graduates of the Master's degree will be able to analyze and estimate a complex installation of production, conversion, transport, storage and energy consumption to insure the management. They will also may design new units.

Additional information

Language of teaching : English
Introduction to the French language and culture.

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Training content

  • The program is organized in four semesters (120 ECTS)
  • The student will spend  3 semesters in France, the first semester S1 (30 ECTS credits) must be obtained through validation of a prior learning.

S1 : Linguistic and technical basics

S2 : Specialization in energy

S3 : Optimization of energy systems

S4 : Final study project

Program : read more

Control knowledge


Access condition

The Master's degree begins in January. The first semester of the first year will be validated based on the hereafter criteria.

You must hold the following degree:

  • A bachelor with a major in Science with prerequisites, including strong basic knowledge in mathematics, physics, heat transfers, thermodynamics and IT.

The program can also be accessed via an Erasmus exchange.


See SIMOS Website for additionnal information

Inscription modalities

Target group

Foreign students



  • 6000 € for the Master's programme (Semester 8 +Semester 9) + National tuition fees for the last semester (Semester 10) which consists of an internship. 

NB: Admitted candidates in any course of study who have taken a break of more than two years from their studies will enroll via the UPPA’s Continuing Education service (Formation Continue / FORCO). They are exempt from the CVEC, however they may be subject to a different tuition scale.

Job opportunities

Research and Development or Production, Expertise in optimization of
energy systems.

Organizational unit

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Type of education

  • Foreign students

Internship Mandatory

From November 10, 2020 to April 19, 2021


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