Department Sanitation, Water and Solid Waste for Development


MOOC series "Sanitation, Water and Solid Waste for Development"

The MOOC series “Sanitation, Water and Solid Waste for Development” is an open-access eLearning program. All courses are launched for free on the Coursera Internet platform and are constantly available on YouTube.

The MOOCs Municipal Solid Waste Management in Developing Countries and Planning and Design of Sanitation Systems and Technologies are currently running on Coursera. You can sign up for free at any time and take the courses at your own rhythm. The courses Introduction to Faecal Sludge Management and “Introduction to Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage” will be launched in May and June 2017.

Please visit our MOOC webpage for more information:

WASH Games

Albert Einstein said “Play is the highest form of research.” Sandec has developed two WASH games: an online quiz and a card game.


The eCompendium is the digital version of the Compendium of Sanitation Systems and Technologies. It comprises the same content as the new print version, providing additional links to references, further readings, videos and more at your fingertips.