The World Maritime Week Awards recognize the ability of the REM degree to attract international talent.
The Master in Renewable Energies in the Marine Environment (REM) has been awarded the Ocean Energy Conference prize in the first edition of the World Maritime Week Awards; this meeting was held on March 21 at the Bilbao Exhibition Center (BEC). The jury, on this occasion, has rewarded the postgraduate’s ability to attract international talent and train high-quality professionals in this new energy sector. The teaching of this leading master’s degree is aligned with the objective of the European Union in the transition that it wants to carry out to green energy.
The Master in Renewable Energies in the Marine Environment (REM) is a postgraduate course that has had the quality seal of the Erasmus Mundus joint program (EMJMD) for three years and is offered jointly by four European universities: the UPV/EHU (as coordinator ), the University of College Cork (Ireland), the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Norway) and the Central School of Nantes (France). Coordinated by Professor Jesús María Blanco, this master’s degree began as its own degree from the UPV/EHU in 2017. Since then, this postgraduate course has seen more than a hundred students from all over the world pass through its classrooms.
The European Agency for Education, Audiovisual and Culture (EACEA) renewed, in 2022, the qualification of the Renewable Energies in the Marine Environment (REM) master’s degree with an excellent score: 90 out of 100. This made them renew for the third year The “Good Practice Flag” endorsement granted by the European institution and remains at the highest level of excellence. The Master is also recognized with an excellent qualification with the “Erasmus Mundus” label of the European Union.