Sustainable Process Engineering
Civil Engineer in Sustainable Process Engineering at the Luleå University of Technology

Civil Engineer Sustainable Process Engineering

Master Programme in Sustainable Process Engineering, 300.0 Credits. The alternative is not available for international applicants (2011/12).

The program begins with a 15 ECTS profile course providing an overview of the process industry in Sweden. During the first year, the students will complete basic courses in chemistry, mathematics, physics and geology. The courses in the second and third year are applied courses in the area of study such as commodity economy, design of sustainable processing technologies and industrial technologies.

Projects and Lab

Our teaching methods create a safe learning environment and individual contact between teacher and student. Major elements of the project tasks and assignments are included in many courses. At LTU, we are eager to practice and performance in research and development will also provide added value in education. We achieve this by our professors and researchers and specialists from industry involved in teaching.

"One of the biggest challenges for
     tomorrow is the transition to a
         sustainable society "

We are convinced that performance in research and development provides added value in education and therefore our classes are taught by professors, researchers and specialists directly from industry. This program teaches students how to use applied processes required for a sustainable supply of raw materials and resources. We grant a broad range of skills and the potential for future work in the production of renewable fuels, minerals, metal or paper products.

A few comments from our graduates


Cooperation with Industry - Sponsors

The training given in collaboration with the Swedish process industry, represented by, among other things, SSAB, LKAB, Boliden, Smurfit Kappa, SCA, and Billerud, but also with companies in other parts of Sweden or abroad.

The companies set up as a sponsor for this particular study, which means support in the form of:

  • Study tours
  • Corporate Contacts
  • Scholarships
  • Guest Lecturer
  • Summer
  • Industrial Internship


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Published: 23 March 2011


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