• About ICARE


China-EU Institute for Clean and Renewable Energy (abbreviated as ICARE) at Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Is one of the major programs of the China-EU higher education cooperation platform under the project of the China-EU high-level cultural exchange and dialogue mechanism. It is the first major cooperation program between Chinese government and European Commission in the field of engineering education as well as the third Sino-European education institute jointly initiated and established by the two parties after China Europe International Business School and China-EU School of Law. 

ICARE was officially approved by Ministry of Education of China and launched its education programs in March 2012. As a Chinese-foreign cooperative institute, ICARE remains the only one in China that provides education program of new energy science and engineering. It strives to provide high quality China-EU double master's degree program, vocational training, as well as research and advisory service under the background of multiple culture and language exchange, mainly centering on five technical fields including solar energy, wind energy, biomass energy, geothermal energy and energy efficiency.   

At the onset of the ICARE Project, 12 universities from 6 countries were involved, including ENSTA and Polytechnique that were involved till the end of 2017. Over the years, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Mines-Paris, National Technical University of Athens, University of Zaragoza, Northumbria University in Newcastle upon Tyne, University of Perpignan - Via Domitian, Chimie-Paris Tech, Italian Universities of CIRPS (Interuniversity Research Center for Sustainable Development in Rome), etc. are still strongly supporting the operation of ICARE.

ICARE aims at fostering high quality talents in the clean and renewable energy area, Building the long-term and in-depth cooperation platform for Chinese and European experts, Scholars and research institutes, and meeting China’s need for talents and technologies of clean and renewable energy owing to its economic and social development.