International Master's SIMOS


Due to the complexity of current industrial processes, the development and improvement of the operations of these facilities is possible only with rigorous optimization methods.

  • Objectives : The International Master’s SIMOS (SIMulation and Optimization of energy Systems) offers specialized training in the field of Energy and more specifically, the optimization of energy systems. This training is of high interest for students from around the world.
  • Tuition Fees : 8000 € for the Master’s programme
Elèves de l'ENSGTI en TP energétique


This Master is accredited by the French Ministry of Education.

School proposing the master

ENSGTI is an engineering school “Grande École”, specialized in Chemical/Process Engineering and Energetic systems.

Language of teaching

Introduction to the French language and culture, for foreign students.


ENSGTI is located in Pau, in the south-west of France, at the foot of the Pyrenees, near the Atlantic Ocean and the Spanish border.
The «Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour» campus provides all the student’s facilities: student’s residence, sports facilities, associations, student unions, etc…


All candidates interested in our Master Programs must apply via our dedicated platform:



•     Scientific Bachelor’s or Licence’s degree with prerequisites, including good basic knowledge in mathematics, physics, heat transfers, thermodynamics and IT.

•     Possibility to follow these courses in the framework of ERASMUS Exchanges.



Research and Development or Production, Expertise in optimization of energy systems.



Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour offer a few scholarships (8000 € for the entire program) through its Talent’s academy : grants for promising students.

Indicate in the application form if you are candidate for this grant.

A first step selection is made by the admission committee of the SIMOS program, by deciding the candidate supported for the Talent’s academy award.

Élèves ingénieurs en TP énergétique


Semester 1 / Master 1

mid-September – mid-January (n)

  • Linguistic preparation 50h    5 ECTS Credits
  • Programming 50h   6 ECTS Credits 
  • Heat transfers 62h   7 ECTS Credits 
  • Fluid mechanics and Laboratory classes 66h   8 ECTS Credits 
  • Electrical energy 33h   4 ECTS Credits 


Semester 2 / Master 1

mid-January – mid-June (n)

  • Numerical methods  50h   6 ECTS Credits  
  • Engineering Thermodynamics  82h   9 ECTS Credits  
  • Worldwide energy supply issues  48h   5 ECTS Credits  
  • Energy conversion 98h   10 ECTS Credits 

Semester 3 / Master 2

mid-September – mid-January (n+1)

  • Energy efficiency and reuse 50.5h   9 ECTS Credits  
  • Modelling of energy systems 58.5h   7ECTS Credits  
  • Numerical tools for optimization  51h   7 ECTS Credits 
  • Projects 100h   7 ECTS Credits  

Semester 4 / Master 2

February – July (n+1)

  • Project or internship conducted in a company or research laboratory in France or abroad, the main objective being related to the professional project of the student. 30 additional ECTS credits


Contact :

Jean-Pierre BEDECARRATS (in charge of the master)

+ 33 (0)5 59 40 78 00