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Master's in Energy Innovation (Level 2) - Third edition

In partnership with the Politecnico di Milano, this Master's course is for students who wish to gain expertise in new sources of energy.

The Master's in Energy Innovation will equip you with a broad and thorough knowledge of cutting-edge technological issues related to our business. You’ll explore in depth the essential technical aspects of the Energy sector, as well as new sources of energy, and its  future challenges. These include  renewable energy, green chemistry, biomass exploitation, smart materials, big data and digitalisation. The Master’s also aims to develop your management skills – the so-called “soft skills” required to operate in a challenging and constantly evolving environment. 

After graduation, you may have the opportunity to join one of the following Eni professional areas:

  • Research & Development
  • Renewable Energy
  • Engineering
  • Development Project Management
  • Drilling
  • Production

Eni’s Master's courses have been developed in order to give our future colleagues the skills they’ll need to succeed. We want them to be curious, open-minded and equipped with the latest expertise. The journey to discover the world of energy starts in the university lecture hall.

From theory to practice: why do an Eni Master’s?

This Master’s has been designed to develop technical and managerial skills in Eni’s future people and to share detailed knowledge tailored to the energy sector. As a result of completing this programme, as a highly qualified new colleague, you’ll be able to apply your expertise throughout Eni’s operating companies immediately.

The structure of the Master’s

The study programme takes a ‘learning by doing’ approach and includes nine months of classroom lectures at the Politecnico di Milano and three months of project work at Eni's San Donato Milanese operational offices. The lessons are taught by university and company lecturers and include case studies and seminars by Eni managers and experts. 

The course carries a total of 60 ECTS credits. The table below shows the programme's teaching schedule and details.

Apprenticeship, remuneration and company support

The students selected for the master's programme are hired on an Apprenticeship Contract for Higher Education and Research (3rd level Apprenticeship) lasting 12 months.  

For the entire duration of the Master’s (12 months), remuneration is paid at €1,000 gross per month (for students of Italian nationality) or €1,300 gross per month (for students of other nationalities). Eni will pay the Master’s enrolment fee for each student directly to the Politecnico di Milano.

Apprentices who obtain the Master's degree with an average exam score of 27/30 or above will receive a financial incentive of €2,500 gross if they are successfully hired by Eni after the Master's degree.

Who is it for?

The Master’s is aimed at Level 2 graduates in the following discipline areas:

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Environmental & Territorial Engineering
  • Automation Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Energy Engineering
  • Physics Engineering
  • Mathematical Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

You’ll have achieved an average grade of no less than 100/110 (or equivalent) and you’ll be aged under 29 years old as at 31 December 2020.

Completing the course

On successful completion of the course, you’ll be awarded a Level 2 Master’s Degree in Energy Innovation by the Politecnico di Milano.

Application and selection deadline

Stay up-to-date: calls for applications for the next academic year will be published on this page.

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Brochure - Master's Energy Innovation second edition

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