Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy and Technology

Full-time programme in Breda

Issues like global warming, pollution and resource use interest you. The Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy and Technology programme will turn you into an environmental professional.

The local authority in a city wants to be CO2 neutral by 2040. You are part of a consultancy team. You find ways to reduce the energy consumption and utilise suitable sustainable energy sources. You research the availability of solar power, hydropower, geothermal power, wind power and biomass. Your solution is financially viable and accepted by both industry and the public. You take into consideration future developments, techniques and policies.


You want to keep the planet safe for future generations. You are interested in science subjects and you have an open mind towards other cultures. You are a team player and, at the same time, self-motivated. And you are adventurous and independent.

The programme Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy and Technology

Through several projects and courses, you will learn about sustainable energy techniques, their suitability in specific situations, bio-based waste management, environmental pollution and cleanup technology, cost-benefit analyses, stakeholder analyses and also environmental policy and law. Given the international character of the student group, you will learn about these subjects in relation to different parts of the world.

You will graduate with a Bachelor of Applied Sciences (BAS).

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Features of this study programme

Lecturers and staff members are highly qualified. Our approach is personal. You will work in small groups. A personal coach and study counsellor will give you plenty of guidance. The atmosphere is friendly and open. The composition of the student group extends from Europe to Africa and Asia. As the projects come from the field you will handle real-life problems and data.

This programme was voted best environmental sciences bachelor's programme by higher education guides Keuzegids Hbo 2018 and Elsevier magazine's Best Studies 2017. top-rated programme 2018 Avans University of Applied Sciences