Online courses

Sustainable Solutions for Circular Bio-based World, 5 ECTS ​​

Time: 27.9.-8.10.2021

Bioeconomy sector is growing rapidly. ​The purpose is to reduce dependence on fossil resources.​ Transition to bioeconomy needs knowledge of available possibilities and ability to create new innovations. This course is created to give answers to these challenges.

Course is aimed at international master and Ph.D. students and young postdoc researchers, practitioners and professionals from industry or public sector.

After the course:
The student will understand the concepts of forest bioeconomy and circularity.
The student will learn topical issues of bioeconomy both in Chile and Finland.
The student will receive comprehensive overview of environmentally friendly bioeconomy solutions and are able to apply their knowledge to solve problems related to bioeconomy sector.

The enrolment for studies is done online with the application form which can be found at the following link:​

Deadline for registration is 20th of September 2021!
Participation is limited to 42 students. ​

There is no fee.

Academic recognition​
The course is equivalent of 5 ECTS​.

The course will be held online. Platforms will be Zoom and Moodle.

Course programme is under the development and will be updated accordingly.

Organizers and contact persons:

Savonia University of Applied Sciences​
Karelia University of Applied Sciences​
University of Eastern Finland​
Universidad Católica del Maule of Chile​
Universidad de Talca​
Universidad Austral de Chile​
Universidad de Concepción



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