Industrial Ecology and Life Cycle Assessment

The course gives students a solid basis in Industrial Ecology methods, in particular life cycle assessment, material flow analysis, input-output analysis, and life cycle impact assessment. Moreover, they receive an insight into the management of environmental issues in organizations and the use of these methods in climate policy. Students become familiarwith areas such as the environmental impacts of energy and vehicle technologies, sustainable infrastructure, corporate social responsibility, carbon footprinting, ecological impact methods, or strategies for material recycling and reuse.