This course is coordinated by the Sustainability group of the Aachen-Maastricht Institute for Biobased Materials (AMIBM), Maastricht University and Chemelot InSciTe. It is designed to give an overview of life cycle assessment (LCA) and aims at providing the competences to perform, evaluate and interpret an LCA study. The course is made of 7 sessions and all scholars and professionals in academia and industry, as well as PhD and master students, who are interested in sustainability and environmental performance of their research projects/products are welcome to join! Please note that this course is NOT suitable for those who are already familiar with the principals and uses of LCA and are mainly interested in learning the LCA tools such as SimaPro. Here are some quick facts about the course:

Name of the course: Life Cycle Assessment: Basic Principles and Uses
Language of instruction: English
Application: The application for the year 2021 will be opened in early December 2020.
Date&Time: March 4, 2021 until April 15, 2021, 14 to 16 (CET)
Location: Brightlands Chemelot Campus, Maastricht University, Netherlands (The course is also available fully online)
Certification: All the particiapnts will receive a certificate upon successful completion of the course.
Fee: This course will be offered for free.