Energy Sponsor Programme

Advantages of Membership

  • Direct influence on composition and contents of the energy studies
  • Possibility of close contact with students

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Advantages for Students

  • Special sponsorships
  • Awards at graduation
  • Company visits / Companies' Day

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At the conference for Energy Students 2016, the Best Paper Award was issued to Adrian Expethit, Morten V. Pedersen, Sebastian Sørensen, Martin Arentsen and Dominique Sørensen

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Christian Flytkjær from Energinet.dk presents the First Prize at the Graduation Ceremony 2016
 

 

Membership

Fees

Extended Membership: 50,000 DKK a year
Basic Membership: 35,000 DKK a year
*Basic (discount): 17,000 DKK a year
*Small companies with a staff of 25 employees or less may gain a special discount price on a Basic membership.

Background of the Energy Sponsor Programme

The industry has experienced an increased need for qualified candidates in energy. Hence, it seemed sensible for the University and companies to act together in view of ensuring the quality of the educational programmes as well as a large and stable outcome of Postgraduate students at a high academic level. Over the last years, the Department of Energy Technology has worked together with companies individually on stabilising and increasing the number of students/candidates. However, it is our view that we can and should do more than this, and it seems perfectly sensible to gather our experience, strengths and initiatives within energy in a joint effort.

Purpose

The overall purpose of the Energy Sponsor Programme is to strengthen the educational programmes in energy and to ensure future knowhow and working power within the area. In order to achieve this, the Energy Sponsor Programme focuses on:

  • Educating postgraduate students
  • Content and quality of the educational programmes
  • Communication/marketing
  • Internationalisation

Board

The Energy Sponsor Programme is organised by a board in which the Department and a range of chosen companies are represented. Furthermore, the Programme has a part time secretariat at the Department of Energy Technology that attends to the organisation and administration of the programme. Members of the Board naturally influence the Energy Sponsor Programme both with regards to management and decisions concerning e.g. activities, budget and the annual Energy Seminar etc. Board meetings are held twice a year. 

Testimonial by an Energy Sponsor Programme Member


Siemens Wind Power

"Siemens Wind Power considers the Energy Sponsor Programme as an important co-operation partner, especially when it comes to getting skilled employees in Denmark. Especially the electrical part of the energy study needs maximum support from the industry which is also our main reason for having established an office at the Department of Energy Technology with focus on performance electronics and generators besides being a member of the Energy Sponsor Programme. Both initiatives give us a welcome and optimal opportunity to support the energy studies in a relevant direction. As a bonus the synergy between the Department and our company as well as the exposure towards the students through various activities are increased."

Participating Companies

 

 

 

 

Job Opportunities in ESP Member Companies

Direct links to members' advertisements here.

Contact to the Department

If you want to know more about the Energy Sponsor Programme or your company wants to participate, please contact information officer Hanne Munk Madsen, hmm@et.aau.dk, 9940 3313 or Maria Hald Friis, mha@et.aau.dk, 9940 9238.