Detailed information about the field of study

Studies in the field of ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING have been conducted in the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture of WPUT in Szczecin since the academic year of 2008/2009. The field of study replaced the specialisation of Sanitary Equipment offered by the same Faculty.


The field of Environmental Engineering is frequently confused with Environmental Protection.

Nevertheless, Environmental Engineering at the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture is a technical field of study strictly related to the sanitary industry and construction installations. Students of Environmental Engineering gain knowledge related to water and sewage, gas, heating, hot and cold water, central heating, ventilation, air conditioning and cooling systems, installations and equipment. The scope of studies also includes sewage and water treatment technology, waste and sewage sludge management as well as conventional and renewable heat sources.



The studies are conducted in two cycles

First cycle – full-time studies – S1

Second cycle – full-time studies – S2 and part-time studies – N2

The first-cycle studies last for 8 terms (including one term of internship) and lead to the award of the Engineer title.

The S2 second-cycle studies last for 3 terms (N2 studies last for 4 terms) and lead to the award of the Master of Science degree in Engineering.


Graduates of Environmental Engineering are prepared for work in design offices, construction, operation and commercial companies conducting activity within the scope of sanitary engineering, municipal entities and laboratories.

Graduates of Environmental Engineering (known as sanitary engineers) design, build and operate sewage treatment plants, water treatment plants, water and sewage systems, heating equipment, including within the scope of renewable energy sources, ventilation, air conditioning and gas equipment.


Having completed the internship provided for in the Construction Law, graduates may obtain the right to perform independent technical functions in construction industry in the installation specialisation within the scope of water ans sewage, heating, ventilation and gas systems, installations and equipment.

The rights may be obtained within a limited scope after completion of the first-cycle studies or an unlimited scope after completion of the second-cycle studies.