ESTONIAN UNIVERSITY OF LIFE SCIENCES, ESTONIA
SUSTAINABLE USE OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
The mission of the Estonian University of Life Sciences (EMU) is to guarantee sustainable use of natural resources and enhance rural development. It is the centre of research and development in such fields as environmental technologies, forestry, agriculture, rural life and economy, food science, animal science and veterinary science. EMU consists of five institutes, and it aims to provide its students a broad, research-based education.
Department of Water Management is the pioneer in education and research in solid waste management in Estonia. The department belongs to the Institute of Forestry and Rural Engineering. The mission of the Institute is to develop academic higher education of forestry, natural sciences, geomatics, civil engineering and water management.
Landfill Mining project at Kudjape has demonstrated a need for applying interdisciplinary knowledge, characteristic to many departments at the University of Life Sciences.