Growing mountains of waste, littering of the seas etc. on the one hand, shortage of raw materials and increasing dependencies on raw material imports on the other hand, potentials for CO2 savings through recycling on the third hand are drivers of a development from waste management to recycling and resource management.
The basic knowledge of the course is taught in compulsory courses such as general recycling structures, the recycling of metals, glass and plastics as well as waste water technology and air pollution control in the first three semesters. A large number of optional modules are also offered in the field of process engineering, as well as in the areas of sustainability, environmental law and social aspects. Students can gain practical experience in the laboratory internships offered in the second and third semesters and during the student research project in the third semester. The knowledge acquired can then be brought together in the fourth semester in the form of the master’s thesis as a scientific thesis.