225.008 Waste Management Excursion 1
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020W, EX, 1.0h, 1.0EC


  • Semester hours: 1.0
  • Credits: 1.0
  • Type: EX Excursion
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

  • describe the importance of the visited facilities for waste management and recycling
  • explain issues and related solutions of the visited facilities
  • write a report including information about the topics presented during the visit

Subject of course

Important: Due to current teaching guidlines, the excursion for winter semester 20/21 has been cancelled.

Excursion to waste treatment plants. Connected to the waste management lectures in the winter semester.

Additionally to the registration, a deposit has to be paid.

Teaching methods


Mode of examination




Examination modalities

Two components: compulsory attendance + submission of a report (.pdf) by e-mail to stefan.spacek@tuwien.ac.at until 05.02.2021.

The report must consist of a text part (1100-1700 words) and tables and graphs, which should be added in an adequate extent (approx. 1 page for tables and graphs). Font size 12 (Arial) and a line spacing of 1,5 and  justification. If passages of the text are copied from the Internet or any other source (without any appropriate citation/reference), the report will be automatically graded with "nicht genügend (5)". The grading will be proceeded as soon as the reports of all excursion participants are handed in and the deadline is expired.

Evaluation criteria:

  • related to the excursion
  • content correctness
  • scope and structure
  • appropriate writing style
  • autonomous work
  • referencing (in a scientific format and consistent)

Attention: For the successful completion of the course, the attendance of the excursion and the submission of the report are required. If the report is not submitted, although the excursion was attended, the total course will be graded with "nicht genügend (5)".

Course registration

Not necessary



No lecture notes are available.


  • Attendance Required!