Toulouse, France

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)

when 30 June 2020 - 11 July 2020
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 900

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is a worldwide-used methodology for the compilation and evaluation of the inputs, outputs and the potential environmental impacts associated with products, processes or services.
This course presents the main concepts of LCA in a format accessible to a broad audience.
Package 1: Introduction to LCA and its relation with environmental decision support
Package 2: In-depth presentation of the main issues in LCA
Package 3: SimaPro software modeling and results interpretation
Package 4: Specialization modules for selected topics

Course leader

Pr. Li SHEN, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands &
Pr. Caroline SABLAYROLLES, Toulouse INP, France &
two other invited lecturers.

Target group

Senior Bachelor / MSc / PhD students and professionals who want to achieve a first degree of specialization in this field, but also to other people with a specific interest in these topics and a limited amount of time.

Course aim

Let the student learn the LCA concepts and use them in case-studies using SimaPro software.

Credits info

3 EC
20 hours teaching hours leading to 3 ECTS

Fee info

EUR 900: Partner universities of Toulouse INP (Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse)
EUR 1200: Students from non-partner universities