Generation of new information and make it available
Grading is from 0 to 5, with 1 being the minimum to pass the course.
70% of the grade originates from the final exam, 30% from course assignments. The assignments are obligatory to pass the course.
Credit load of the course: 6 ECTS
6 ECTS x 27 h/ECTS = 162 hours
~ 30-35 hours of contact teaching
~ 50-60 hours assignment preparation
~ 60-65 hours self-studying
The dates for the final exam will be posted here. There will be also general examination options.
First Exam Date: 22 FEB (10h)
General examination dates: 13 FEB, 13 MAR, 10 APR, 8 MAY, 5 JUN (12h at F100)
The exam will be in written form and it only requires pen/pencil and paper. The student must choose and answer three questions out of the four alternatives presented and the answers must develop the proposed questions. The questions are rather open (see examples) and the answers may include alternative examples to illustrate the topic. The answers must include a critical discussion of the topic presented.
Overview of the markets for biomasses for energy production and biomass based value chains globally and within the European Union (EU), including the supply, quantity, demand, and consumption as well as consumer market aspects. Fundamentals of the policies that have impacts on the supply and consumption of wood energy biomass
Bioenergy governance at local and global level. International bioenergy business, role of bioenergy for the development of rural areas and entrepreneurship