Wind Power Planning and Permission 2018/2019 (7.5 credits)

Autumn 2018 weeks 44-03 (29 October - 20 January) - Mixed - 50 % - Distance learning

Application Deadline: 2018-04-16

Enrolment Code: UU-18237 Application

Language of Instruction: English

Location: Flexible

Selection: Final school grades (40 %) - Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (10 %) - Higher education credits, maximum 165 credits (50 %)

Outline for distance course: The course is given as a net-based course. Assignments are submitted to the e-classroom on Internet and the student will receive personal feedback by the teacher. A forum for discussion is available. To participate in the course you will need a computer with internet connection and Flash.

Entry Requirements: Wind Power Basics, 7.5 credits, or 7.5 credits in social sciences, natural sciences or engineering.


If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application Fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 16250

Tuition fee, total: SEK 16250

About the course:

The course is about how to use land and plan as efficiently as possible for energy production while also taking into account the environment. Topics like wind power policies, energy policy, spatial planning, planning strategies/methods, opinion and acceptance, environmental impact of noise and shadows as well as wind power's impacts on landscape will be studied. The student will also analyse the wind power policy and planning strategy in the student’s own country, region or municipality.

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Department of Earth Sciences

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Villav. 16, 752 36 UPPSALA

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