PhD course Advances in life cycle assessment 5 HEC

Welcome to a course for PhD students that will give a deeper understanding of life cycle assessment(LCA) and related tools, including knowledge on state-of-the-art research in selected areas!

This course gives an in-depth orientation of LCA. It includes a broad range of LCA-related topics: the methodology, its application, its relation to other assessment tools and its role in decision-processes.


The research school Sustainable Biomass Systems and Swedish Life Cycle Center. The course is partly funded by the Swedish Energy Agency through Re:Source


The course starts with a half day introduction in October 17th, followed by several weeks of preparations at home, and an intensive week of seminars and lectures December 3rd to 7th, 2018.

The introduction will be held at the Gothenburg office of IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute, Aschebergsgatan 44, Gothenburg. It will be possible to take part in the introduction through video from the Stockholm office of IVL and from locations arranged by the student. The week of seminars and lectures will be held in Gothenburg.

Sidansvarig: eva-lena.selfene@slu.se