813300 Global waste management I

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Offered in
Wintersemester 2022/23
Languages of instruction


- Basics and legal regulations of international waste management
- Waste generation
- Waste collection
- Cost and financing
- Waste pre-treatment (mechanically, thermal)
- Landfilling

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

After successfully passing this course the students know the basics of waste management and the important corresponding legal regulations. They understand the main elements like waste generation and collection as well as waste treatment technologies like mechanically-biologically pre-treatment, waste incineration and landfilling. They are able to apply the gained knowledge and adapt it with respect to specific regional waste management situations and challenges.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.