Szent Istvan University (SZIE)

The Szent Istvan University is a higher educational and research institution. The Faculty of Engineering has an experience and activity in the education of the environmental engineering and management including waste management and also in the life long learning within other fields. In the university there is education and research in two related fields: in environmental engineering (mainly ecology) and environmental technology in the Institute of Environmental Systems at the Faculty of Engineering. The waste management related team consists of high level professors and educational professionals specialized in the field of environmental management and environmental engineering within the scope of the MSc and Bsc and PhD education and advanced level vocational trainings.

Within the education the environment protection is part of the Bsc and MSc and within these there is also specialised trainings for waste manager professionals.

The institution has a wide contact to the market players, public and governmental bodies in the related field domestically and internationally as well, and cooperates with NGO-s

The main fields of the activities are: Education, Research & knowledge transfer and project management in the following subjects:

• waste management processes, technologies of waste managements, environmental technologies, environmental engineering, environmental systems, environmental management, renewable energy sources, water and air quality, energy efficiency in buildings, energy management

• Trainings

• Preparation of Educational Material for students and also for trainers in the previously mentioned fields.