225.008 Waste Management Excursion 1
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2022W, EX, 1.0h, 1.0EC


  • Semester hours: 1.0
  • Credits: 1.0
  • Type: EX Excursion
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

  • describe the importance of the visited facilities for waste management and recycling
  • explain issues and related solutions of the visited facilities
  • write a report including information about the topics presented during the visit

Subject of course

Program of the Waste management Excursion 1 on 8.Nov.2022:

7:30 - approx. 17:00: On-site visit of of waste incineration-Dürnrohr and Agrana-Pischelsdorf


  • The excursion takes place on Tuesday 8.11 2022.
  • Meeting point is punctual at 07:15 AM at the corner Wiedner Hauptstraße/Resselgasse.
  • Bus transfer to Dürnrohr

    09:00-11:30 Guided tour waste incineration Dürnrohr
    11:30-12:45 Guided tour Dürnrohr power plant site
    12:45-13:15 Lunch break (canteen available)
    13:30-15:30 Guided tour Agrana Pischelsdorf
    Bus transfer to Karlsplatz
  • Arrival will be ~5 PM.
  • Sturdy & closed shoes and clothing appropriate for the weather. If you have your own safety shoes, please bring them.
  • COVID-19-security measures: 3G detection; wearing a mouth-nose protection; 1-meter-distance

Registration is possible from 06.10.2022 in the TISS. Afterwards you have to deposit a deposit of € 10,-- at the secretary's office of the institute (Karlsplatz 13, 2nd floor) until 13.10.2022 from 09:00-11:00. If we do not receive a deposit, persons from the waiting list will be moved up.

 Likewise, a printout of the online safety briefing must be handed in at the institute's secretary's office (Karlsplatz 13, 2nd floor)! -Details see below.https://evn.clickandlearn.at (Browser: Microsoft Edge recommended)




Please note that there is a limited number of participants (maximum 30 students)! There is a "first come, first serve" rule. In addition, a deposit of € 10,-- has to be paid at the registration! This will be refunded when you show up for the excursion!


Online safety briefing for visitors to do it in advance.


    1.Click on the following link https://evn.clickandlearn.at (Browser: Microsoft Edge recommended)
    2.Select language
    3.Select location WK6 Dürnrohr or waste incineration Dürnrohr
    4.Select visitor
    5.Carry out registration
    6.Carry out instruction
    7.Take printout with you and show it at the porter's desk or SUBMIT IN ADVANCE AT THE SECRETARIAT
    8.Receive power plant access card

Instruction link:

     9.https://evn.clickandlearn.at (Browser: Microsoft Edge recommended)

    10.print out and hand in at the secretary's office of the institute (Karlsplatz 13, 2nd floor).

Teaching methods


Mode of examination


Additional information

The content and objective of our winter semester master courses will be briefly described at an information event on 5. Oct. 2022, 09:00 a.m. Lecture Room AA 02-1 (Main building, staircase 1, 2nd floor, immediately on the right). Participation in this information event is not compulsory.



Examination modalities

Two components: compulsory attendance + submission of a report (.pdf) by e-mail to peter.hirner@tuwien.ac.at until 15.01.2023.

The report must consist of a text part (1100-1700 words) and tables and graphs, which should be added in an adequate extent (approx. 1 page for tables and graphs). Font size 12 (Arial) and a line spacing of 1,5 and justification. If passages of the text are copied from the Internet or any other source (without any appropriate citation/reference), the report will be automatically graded with "nicht genügend (5)". The grading will be proceeded as soon as the reports of all excursion participants are handed in and the deadline is expired.

Evaluation criteria:

  • related to the excursion
  • content correctness
  • scope and structure
  • appropriate writing style
  • autonomous work
  • referencing (in a scientific format and consistent)

Attention: For the successful completion of the course, the attendance of the excursion and the submission of the report are required. If the report is not submitted, although the excursion was attended, the total course will be graded with "nicht genügend (5)".

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
06.10.2022 00:00 16.10.2022 23:55 16.10.2022 23:55



No lecture notes are available.


  • Attendance Required!