Circular Economy (Further Education Module)

Sustainable success

There's no doubt that sustainability is one of the biggest buzzwords of our generation. After all, we are already seeing the consequences of linear economic models. Resource scarcity, climate change, loss of biodiversity – a circular economy offers a sustainable solution to many of these global problems. Our Circular Economy further education module at Salzburg University of Applied Sciences enables you to develop innovative ideas for the responsible use of natural resources.

Study mode: part-time
Length of study: 2 semesters (17,5 ECTS) / 5 modules
Study places per year: 25
Locations: Urstein Campus, Kuchl Campus
Language of instruction: German
Modules: 5 modules (Friday and Saturday)  on Campus |  2 - 4 weeks off Campus
Tuition: Euro 1.900,- per semester (in total 3.800 Euro) + Euro 21.20 student union fee per semester
excl. travel expenses to various companies
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Why study Circular Economy at Salzburg University of Applied Science?

Our practical further education Circular Economy Course is a team effort between courses in Business Administration, Design and Product Management, as well as Forest Products Technology & Wood Construction. By choosing to study such a versatile course, you will receive intensive insights into the sustainable circular economy.

During the course, you will learn to establish responsible business models that take into account economic, ecological, and social aspects. You will analyse complex problems and develop promising ideas for dealing with natural resources.

Did you know? At the end of each module, you will have the chance to network with representatives from companies that are already focusing on the circular economy. Keynote speeches and best practice examples will provide material for further discussions.

Important information about our Circular Economy further education module

Course structure and target group

Among others, our further education module comprises the following areas:

  • Responsible business administration and entrepreneurship in society
  • How the circular economy is shaped and its added value
  • Basics and approaches of the circular economy
  • Management of change processes and financing
  • Network management & social change

Our part-time Circular Economy further education module is aimed at entrepreneurs and employees who want to expand their knowledge in the field of circular economy and sustainable management. As visionary “change agents”, participants in this advanced training program significantly advance in the field of sustainability and become sought-after specialists able to answer questions about the future.

Interested in the circular economy? Then become an expert in sustainability with Salzburg University of Applied Sciences and apply online for our Circular Economy further education module!

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Portrait of: FH-Prof. Priv.-Doz. Dr. Vallaster Christine
FH-Prof. Priv.-Doz. Dr.
  • Senior Lecturer, Business Management
  • Head of Research, Business Management
Location: Campus Urstein
Room: Urstein - 232
T: +43-50-2211-1108