Empf. Vorkenntnisse


Bioenergy fundamentals and basic laboratory skills

Basics of biology and bioengineering


Lehrform Vorlesung/Seminar/Labor

Students know trends, perspectives and limits of the future biobased economy. They understand the close relationship between energy, raw materials, end products, processes, equipment, and process control, and can apply their knowledge in research and development as well as production.


Dauer 1 Semester
SWS 8.0
  • Lehrveranstaltung:120 h
  • Selbststudium/
    Gruppenarbeit:180 h

  • Workload:300 h
Leistungspunkte und Noten

Written examination (60 min), laboratory report(s) and presentation and defense

The module grade is the product of the individual course grades multiplied by the respective C, divided by the total C of 10 for the module.


ECTS 10.0

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Christiane Zell


Max. Teilnehmer 1
Empf. Semester MBT 1
Häufigkeit jedes Jahr (WS)

Master MBT

Veranstaltungen Biobased Industry
Art Vorlesung/Seminar
Nr. M+V585
SWS 4.0


Students get to know current topics of bioeconomy




  • Lewandowsky, I.: Bioeconomy. Springer; 1st ed. 2018
  • OECD: The Bioeconomy to 2030. 2009


Art Vorlesung
Nr. M+V583
SWS 2.0


  • Biogas process: Engineering aspects, biological stages, economic and ecological aspects, current research topics
  • Biotechnological ethanol process: Microbiological background, application, current research topics
  • Biotechnological acetone/butanol process
  • Research in biotechnological conversion processes: Microbial fuel cells, microalgae technology (cultivation, oil production)




  • Khanna, M. (ed.); Scheffran, J.; Zilberman, D.: Handbook of Bioenergy Economics and Policy; E-book;
    Springer, New York, 2010
  • Deublein, D.; Steinhauser, A.: Biogas from Waste and Renewable Resources; Wiley-VCH, Weinheim,
    2nd ed. 2010
  • Blaschek, H.-P.; Ezeji, T.; Scheffran, J.: Biofuels from Agricultural Wastes and By-Products; Wiley Blackwell, 2010
  • Vertes, A. (ed.); Qureshi, N.; Yukawa, H.; Blaschek, H.-P.: Biomass to Biofuels: Strategies for Global Industries; Wiley, 2010


Bioenergy - Lab
Art Labor
Nr. M+V584
SWS 2.0


Students enhance their theoretical knowledge with practical aspects of exemplary bioenergy production processes




  • Cholostiakow, T. (2017): In-situ Methanation in Biogas Reactors with regulation of Hydrogen Production Rate and pH control by addition of inorganic buffer. Master'sThesis Hochschule Offenburg


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