Open to students
of all nationalities having a bachelor degree

  • mechanical
  • transport
  • electro

Unique in Europe
two years master studies

  • high level of technical studies


  • combined with language studies

International cooperation
of six renowned universities

  • CTU in Prague
  • HAN
  • ENSTA Bretagne


  • ITB Bandung
  • TU Chemnitz
  • IFP Paris


Double degree
from two countries

  • depending on chosen universities and specialisations


  • Study stay in at least 2 countries

Eight specialisations
offered in the second year of study

  • Advanced Powertrains
  • Design of Vehicles
  • Alternative Powertrains
  • Modelisation and Computation

Eight specialisations
offered in the second year of study

  • Vehicle Dynamics and Intelligent Transport Systems
  • Internal Combustion Engines
  • Powertrains
  • Engines and Fuels

Hybrid Powertrains

Type Compulsory
Semester winter
Contact hours (39) 2 + 1
Number of credits 3
Type of termination Assessment + Exam
Form Lectures + exercises
Lecturers Ing. Josef Morkus, CSc.
Doc. Ing. Pavel Mindl, CSc., prof. Ing. Zdeněk Čeřovský, DrSc.


Introduction into the transportation technology and electric circuit theory.
The lectures are focused on advanced electrical and hybrid-electrical vehicle powertrains and its basic componets. There are analysed basic electric traction machines, energy sources and its optimal control and advanced vehicle powertrains design. A laboratory trainings are included.


  • Introduction into the hybrid drives and its history
  • Basic topology, main components of hybrid drives
  • DC electric machines, basic principle of operation
  • AC electric machines - induction motors, basic principle of operation
  • AC electric machines - synchronous motors, basic principle of operation
  • AC electric machines - switched reluctance motors, basic principle of operation
  • Electronic invertors for different types of motors
  • Advanced accumulators of electric energy
  • Mechanical components, transmissions and flywheels
  • Passenger hybrid vehicles and its design
  • Commercial hybrid vehicles and railway hybrid vehicles
  • Hybrid powertrains control
  • Economy and perspectives of hybrid powertrains


Study materials

  • Lecturing material and hand-outs
  • Ehsani,M- Gao, Y- Emadi,A.: Modern Electric,Hybrid Electric and Fuel Cell Vehicles, CRC Press Taylor and Francis Group
  • Westbrook, M.H.: The Electric Car - Development and future of battery, hybrid and fuel cells cars. IEE London, Poiwer and energy Series ISBN 0 85296-013-1

Czech Technical University in Prague

Technicka 4
16607 Prague 6
Czech republic

Phone: +420 224 352 499
Fax: +420 224 352 500


ITB – Institut Teknologi Bandung
Faculty of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Jl. Ganesa 10
40132 Bandung

Phone: +62-22-2504243
Fax: +62-22-2534099


TU Chemnitz
Technische Universität Chemnitz Fakultät für Maschinenbau

Reichenhainerstr. 70, A016
D-09126 Chemnitz
Deutschland (Germany)

Phone: +49 371 531 31079
Fax: +49 371 531 831079


HAN – Hogeschool van Arnhem en Nijmegen
Institut of Automotive Engineering and Management

Ruitenberglaan 29
NL-6802 CC Arnhem
The Netherlands

Phone: +31 (0)6 55 20 88 19
Phone: +31 (0)26 365 82 15


ENSTA Bretagne
Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées Bretagne

2, rue Francois Verny
F-29806 Brest Cedex 9

Phone: +33 (0)2 98 34 89 11
Fax: +33 (0)2 98 34 88 00


CTU in Prague
Coordinator of MAE

Gabriela Achtenová

IT Bandung | Head of Mechanical
Design Research Group

Andi Isra Mahyuddin

TU Chemnitz
Coordinator of MAE

Diana Lohse

HAN in Arnhem
Masters program manager

Kea Bouwman

ENSTA Bretagne
Coordinator of MAE

Yann Marco