Practice-oriented courses at Eawag (PEAK)
The practice-oriented Eawag courses (PEAK) are designed for specialists from engineering or environmental consultancies, industry, administration, and non-governmental organisations. They provide up-to-date knowledge and promote exchanges among participants and between science and practice.
PEAK Program 2023 (german) [442 KB]
Programme Swiss Centre of Applied Ecotoxicology
The courses offered by the Schweizerischen Zentrums für angewandte Ökotoxikologie operated by Eawag and EPF Lausanne, share expert knowledge and teach professional competencies.
MOOC series - Sanitation, Water and Solid Waste for Development.
Free and continuously running online courses of the Department Sandec and EPFL.
|Federal Office for the Environment FOEN|
|Institute of Natural Resource Sciences|
Verband Schweizer Abwasser- und Gewässerschutzfachleute (VSA)
|Swiss Chemical Society (SCS)|
- Foundation-level courses PEAK B teach the basics and provide an up-to-date overview of a specific topic.
- Consolidation-level courses PEAK V are aimed at experts and provide an overall view of the topic using concrete examples and case studies.
- Practical application courses PEAK A teach the participants practical methods of determining and evaluating environmental indicators.
The courses are generally one to two days long and include lectures, practical exercises or group work. Each course is a stand-alone unit that can be taken irrespective of other courses. Written notes are provided for all courses. The fees include VAT and course material. An invitation including the registration form is sent along to potential participants and published online three months before the start of a course. Most of the courses take place at the Eawag premises in Dübendorf or Kastanienbaum, and are sometimes offered in hybrid form or online.
Cover picture: Michael Arnold (Gewässerschutzverband der Region Zug; GVRZ) and Simon Bloem (Eawag) carry out a comparative measurement in the influent to a stormwater infrastructure with a newly developed conductivity probe (Photo: Eawag, Alessandro Della Bella).