Development of environmental education in universities of Latvia

Silvija Sile
2019 Linnaeus Eco-Tech  
This paper describe the development of environmental education in two largest universities of Latvia - the Riga Technical University and University of Latvia. There do not exist special education programmes in waste management in Latvia. In Riga Technical University the topic "Technologies of waste management" for engineer and master students is included in the course " Environmental engineering". Some hours of the above mentioned themes are included in the course "Environmental pollution and
more » ... tal pollution and pollution limitation" of the Faculty of Chemistry University of Latvia. In the Master programme " Environmental Science and Management" in University of Latvia "Waste management and pollution prevention" is provided as short course (approximately 6 credit points). The new professional study programme " Integrated waste management and pollution prevention " is under preparation.
doi:10.15626/eco-tech.1997.015 fatcat:bbsxbihlbjglzouwsnb6nino4a