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Courses at Faculty of Geo-Data Science, Geodesy, and Environmental Engineering




We are invite you to sign up for courses in a foreign language prepared by the researchers of our Faculty.

Winter semester:

1. Environmental life cycle assessment of products and processes
2. Geoinformation on mining induced and urban areas
3. Integrated Waste Management
4. Python in engineering calculations
5. Smart cities
6. Soil science

Summer semester:

7. Advanced research in environmental engineering
8. Applied Earth observation & geoinformation management
9. Circular economy in water management
10. Image processing in Python for remote sensing
11. Introduction to geoinformatics
12. Problems of urbanization
13. Sustainability and circular economy
14. Sustainable water management
15. Wastewater technologies: basics and modelling

Category of subjects:





Information and Communication Technologies

Introduction to Geoinformatics

Subject coordinator: Artur Krawczyk
Geoinformatics deals with defining data structures and formats in order to map phenomena and objects referred to the Earth's surface in information systems, including programming their analyses and modelling their behaviour in order to identify relationships, which can be done by using partial or full cycle of software development.
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Engineering, manufacturing and construction

Advanced research in environmental engineering

Subject coordinator: Robert  Mazur
We rely on scientific approach to economic development and the development of world civilization. We engage you in an active search of solutions that help to cope with key problems of societies worldwide. During the classes, you will be actively engaged in dealing with topics that are close to your study area. You will know the databases of scientific publications and learn how to use them to gain scientific and technological knowledge.
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Applied Earth observation & geoinformation management

Subject coordinator: Agnieszka Malinowska
The main goal of the subject is to develop a new skills in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and processing the images from satellite interferometry (InSAR). Students will have a great opportunity to learn or improve their skills using GIS software and process satellite images. The software will be applied to resolve the problems related ground movement on urban areas. There is also usually strong group of foreign students, who participate in that course. Thus the students will have chance to  work in an international group.
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Circular economy in water management

Subject coordinator: Elena Neverova-Dziopak
The urban wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) can be an important part of circular sustainability due to integration of energy production, resource recovery & clean water production. On this subject, you will get knowledge on how to gain value from something that can be a costly disposal problem.
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Environmental Life Cycle Assessment of products and processes

Subject coordinator: Katarzyna Grzesik
Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) becomes more and more popular. For a new product or an innovative process is a must. It is also a basis for EDP (Environmental Product Declaration). What is LCA? LCA assesses the environmental impacts of a products throughout the entire life cycle of a product, which means from raw materials extraction, production phase, usage stage and end-of-life. It is a cradle to grave approach. Want to know what are eco-points, how to compare apples and an elephant, how to build a process tree? You will have the opportunity in this course, performing your own modelling in SimaPro or openLCA or Gabi. It is up to you: a product or a process you will deal with and software.
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Image processing in Python for remote sensing

Subject coordinator: Beata Hejmanowska
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Integrated Waste Management

Subject coordinator: Katarzyna Grzesik
Why do we generate waste? Does the nature produce waste?  How much waste do we generate globally and per capita (individually)? What is waste hierarchy? What is the difference between waste management and integrated waste management? How do we get information about waste and why do we need it? What is kerbside collection? How does material recovery facility/composting plant/incineration plant /landfill work? Not only I will tell about them, we will visit these facilities. What about waste streams flows? Well, you will tell me, as you will work with the case study of waste management system in your city/region.
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Geoinformation on mining induced and urban areas

Subject coordinator: Agnieszka Malinowska
The main goal of the subject is to develop new skills using Geographical Information Systems (GIS). Students will have a great opportunity to learn or improve their skills using software like Geomedia, QGIS , ArcGIS. The software will be applied to resolve the problems related to mining and management on urban areas. There is also usually a strong group of foreign students, who participate that course. So students will have chance to  work in an international group.
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Python in engineering calculations

Subject coordinator: Beata Hejmanowska
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Soil science

Subject coordinator: Marcin Chodak
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Sustainable water management

Subject coordinator: Tomasz Bergier
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Wastewater technologies: basics and modelling

Subject coordinator: Elena  Neverova-Dziopak
Protection of water resources from depletion, pollution and their rational use is one of the most important problems requiring an urgent solution on which the well-being of the nation and the development of the economy depend.Any activities whether domestic or agricultural but also industrial produce wastewaters or effluents containing undesirable contaminants which can also be toxic. In this context, a constant effort must be made to protect water resources. The subject is to provide basic knowledge of the composition and properties of wastewater, their impact on the aquatic environment, as well as methods of their treatment and modeling of various technological systems.
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Humanities, Social Sciences, Business and administration

Problems of urbanization

Subject coordinator: Aleksandra Wagner
We will be looking at various aspects of urbanization in Poland and worldwide. Differences between urbanization in Europe, North America and other continents will be presented. We will try to find out how to make a city more sustainable and more friendly to the residents.
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Smart cities

Subject coordinator: Robert  Mazur
Smart Cities will help you develop creativity and know modern technologies making our life in a city more comfortable. During the classes, you will be actively engaged in the work on the topics that are close to your study area. You will learn how to solve the complex problems of modern metropolises and how to make them environmentally friendly.
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Sustainability and circular economy

Subject coordinator: Katarzyna Grzesik
Why did ancient civilisations collapse? Will our civilisation collapse? Is exponential economic growth possible? What are value losses in car transport or food or construction sector? What are critical raw materials? What are world mega trends? What is Agenda 2030? What are predictions for 2030 (You will own nothing and will be happy)? And many more… you will find out in this course. What is industrial symbiosis or a closed loop value chain? Well you will perform a case study on industrial symbiosis or a closed loop value chain, so you will know.
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