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General description

Do words Bio and Renewable also trigger your inner “Greenpeace” person? Then this course about biogas, its ways of gathering, usage and future potential is just for you!

Taking part in our courses will grant you an opportunity to visit lectures that contain information about technologies and machines that are used in this field of study. You will also have a chance to see how potential production efficiency of biogas from daily waste is determined and much more! Lectures will take place in Riga Technical University campus located in Kipsala.

This is also a great opportunity to visit the heart of Baltics – Riga. The city that offers unique Art Nouveau architecture, magnificent views of Old Town and hospitality of the wonderful people. We offer you a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity - to take part in the most amazing annual Latvian festival celebrating the Summer solstice, which will be combined with our camping trip in nature, therefore you will be able to spend a night in our wonderful wood huts.

Not only you will gain knowledge on this topic and see the core of our traditions but also you will experience an unforgettable 9 days of summer together with 20+ awesome people from all over the Europe.

„Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” –Neale Donald Walsch.

So what are you waiting for?

Academic information

Fields of activity:
Agronomics/Forestry , Applied Sciences , Automotive Engineering , Biological/Biotechnical/Gene Engineering , Biology , Chemical Engineering , Chemistry/Chemical Technology , Computer Science/Automatic Control/Informatics , Control Engineering/Systems engineering , Economics/Business Administration/Marketing , Environmental Engineering , Industrial Engineering , Logistics , Power Engineering , Production Engineering/Management
Content and topics:
Biogas, technology used, ways of usage and future potential
Learning goals and objectives:
Understanding how biogas is produced from daily and food waste, how it can be used as renewable energy and what is required to start a business in this field
Examination type:
Writing exam and case study
ECTS credits issued:
Not known yet

Information for applicants

Selection criteria:
Motivation letter, interest in the topic and your answers to our questions.

Practical arrangements

All of the following are covered by the event fee:

Student dormitories in campus.
Three meals per day, at least one hot (provided by organisers).
Public transportation, car (if needed), walking.