Environmental engineering combines technical and social aspects – the field primarily asks how we can make our lives and business practices more environmentally-friendly in both a regional and national context.
If you are interested in how ...
- we can use sustainable energy from the sun, the earth, etc.,
- use sunlight to cool our buildings,
- restore streams and rivers to good health,
- turn water into valuable drinking water,
- turn waste water into fertilizer,
- extract valuable resources from waste,
- ensure the world remains a livable place in the future,
... then the degree program in environmental engineering is a great choice for you. Career prospects in this field are extremely good due to a projected lack of trained experts in the area in coming years – you can complete your qualified training program in the field in Höxter.
Graduates will enjoy a wide range of potential careers, including the following:
- Engineering firms (planning and monitoring measures)
- Municipal, district and regional administration (such as in environmental agencies, state and federal authorities), water systems associations, water and waste management
- Manufacturers of environmental technology equipment (water, waste water, garbage, energy equipment and systems)
- Major trade companies (geothermal, solar energy, energy redevelopment)
- Consulting and advising firms
Abitur exam / vocational baccalaureate diploma or another equivalent qualification (master craftsman)
The Environmental Engineering degree program offers two fields of study: Water and energy.
Building on required subjects completed during the first and second phases of the programs, students then complete program-specific courses from an elective catalog. They then complete an internship semester, followed by a Bachelor’s thesis to finish their degrees.