MOST Course program (90 ECTS)


Time period – Three Semesters according to rules of each University


Semester 1


Total 30 ECTS

Goal: to give all students a common background on power systems and power distribution, power electronics, communication and economy, with particular reference to what is necessary for the design and the operation of a smart grid. The students will have the opportunity to choose two out of the three laboratories listed below. 


Semester 2


Total 30 ECTS

Goal: to give students the theoretical and practical knowledge on smart grid design and operation. Each module focuses on smart grid design and development with practical applications. Living Labs and Virtual Smart Grid Lab to be used for testing and developing of communication, control and optimization features of smart grids. Students will have the possibility to choose between three different program options in different locations (Italy, Greece and Cyprus). 


OPTION 1. Smart Grid Development – Site: Italy (UNICA)


OPTION 2. Operation and control of smart grids and local energy networks – Site: Greece (UWM)


OPTION 3. Customer's Market Opportunities– Site: Cyprus (UCY)



Semester 3

Total 30 ECTS
Goal: to offer students the opportunity to finalize the activities by writing the Master thesis and to increase the practical experience by working in a company (mandatory) or a research center. Students are encouraged to choose a thesis topic that is related to the internship in the company/research institution.

•    Internship in a company (12 ECTS)
•    Thesis and Dissertation 6 months (18 ECTS)