Sustainability in Teaching

All the faculties have sustainable development anchored in their curricula.

Examples of Classes (from 2017):

Faculty of Natural Sciences

  • Environmental biotechnology
  • Inorganic chemistry, health and safety at work, and environmental law
  • Renewable raw materials and biopolymers
  • Ecology
  • Analytics and environmental protection with lab-work
  • Communication
  • Health and safety at work and hazardous materials

Faculty of Management

  • Economic analysis of energy systems
  • Renewable energy
  • Mobility
  • Electromobility
  • Sustainable mobility
  • Sustainability management in production

Faculty of Automotive Engineering

  • Alternative drive engineering
  • Lightweight construction
  • Component safety
  • Management and social competences
  • Sustainable mobility
  • Integration of sustainability topics in industrial colloquia

Faculty of Basic Sciences

  • Introduction to environmental engineering
  • Rational energy use
  • Soft skills
  • Integration of sustainability topics in industrial colloquia

Faculty of Building Services-Energy-Environment

  • Ecology and air pollution control
  • Air pollution control with lab-work
  • Industrial waste water treatment with lab-work
  • Regenerative energies with lab-work
  • Energy and heating economy
  • Integration of sustainability topics in industrial colloquia

Faculty of Information Technology

  • E-mobility systems
  • Data security and data protection
  • Business intelligence
  • Integration of sustainability topics in industrial colloquia

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

  • Life cycle assessment / environmental accounting / environmental construction
  • Resource-efficient production
  • Energy efficiency
  • Ecological construction
  • Sustainable energy systems
  • Impacts of technology / technology ethics

Faculty of Mechatronics and Electrical Engineering

  • Regenerative energies
  • Electro-mobility
  • Renewable energies
  • Energy efficiency in industry

Faculty of Social Work, Health Care and Nursing Science

  • Social policy, social inequality and social law
  • General ethics and ethics in the health care system

Faculty of Engineering Management

  • Supply chain management and responsible sourcing
  • Sustainable energy management with excursion and lab-work
  • Energy management and energy storage with excursion and lab-work
  • Sustainability and resource efficiency in production processes
  • Operations research
  • Mobile systems
Wilhelm-August Buckermann
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Wilhelm-August Buckermann

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Application period for programmes starting in the summer semester 2021
Bachelor’s programmes: 1 December 2020 to 15 january 2021
Master’s programmes (German): 15 October 2020 to 15 January 2021
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