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Environmental Biotechnology– T490M110

Bio -Technologies                         6 ECTS

Kaunas University of Technology



Knowledge on environmental biotechnology and it’s application in wastewater treatment, solid waste treatment, contaminated soil treatment, air pollution reduction and sustainable resource management is acquired. The students will be able to analyse and evaluate alternative biotechnology application opportunities, to employ methods of technological equipment selection, to perform general engineering calculations.
The module covers the knowledge on biotechnological processes and their utilization for pollution prevention, to acquire application possibilities of biotechnologies in diverse fields of environmental protection and sustainable resource management.


Analyse principles of biodegradation of different types of pollutants and possibilities of environmental application of microorganisms;

Analyse, compare and evaluate biotechnologies, applied for water purification, wastewater treatment, soil remediation, waste management and air pollution abatement;

Apply integrated viewpoint to environmental biotechnology issues;

Analyse and generalize trends in environmental biotechnology development. 

Module level: Basic

Degree level: Master

Language: English

Study mode: Partly Online

SDG11 Theme:  Circular economy 


Semester: Spring

Starting date: 1 February 2021

Finishing date: 31 May 2021

Enrollment period: TBA

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Additional Info: No limit for students

Provider University: Kaunas University of Technology


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