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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

Apply for winter semester 2021/22!

The application period for our bachelor's degree programmes runs to 31 July 2021.
For the master's programmes, the application deadline is 15 July. Please note the different application times for our international master's programmes.

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