Course Code: EMAM11 • Study year: I • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: Environmental Engineering - Masters • Field of study: Environmental Assessment, Monitoring and Auditing
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: English
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Mihai -Teopent CorcheČ™
Seminar tutor: Mihai -Teopent CorcheČ™
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Lecture
Number of teaching hours per semester: 56
Number of teaching hours per week: 4
Semester: Autumn
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 6

Course aims:

-to help students to use and interpret the specific legislation in the field;
-to help students to draw up different types of environmental assessment;
-to help students to understand as well as to use appropriately the specific notions of the discipline;

Course Entry Requirements:

No restrictions

Course contents:

-Introduction to environmental impact assessment. Types of evaluations. -Presentation of the procedure for carrying out environmental balances -Presentation of the sampling methodologies necessary for the preparation of the environmental balances -Environmental balance level 0 and 1. Method of preparation. Examples. -Environmental balance level 2. Method of preparation. -Preparation of the compliance program. Preparation of the monitoring plan. Presentation of the limits allowed by the legislation in force. -Environmental banalce - case studies -Strategic environmental assessment. Legislative framework. -Strategic environmental assessment methodology for plans and programs -The framework content of the environmental report -Establishing environmental objectives for plans and programs -Strategic environmental assessment methods for plans and programs -Case studies on strategic environmental assessment for plans and programs at national level -Case studies on strategic environmental assessments for plans and programs in a transboundary context

Teaching methods:

Lecture, Multimedia presentations

Learning outcomes:

The aim of the course is to help students acquire and develop practical skills for compiling an environmental assessment and an environmental report.

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Solving the requirements of the exam subjects - 70%. Project quality - 30%

Recommended reading:

European Commission, Strategic environmental assessment. Existing methodology, Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg, 1998, 1-64.
European Commission, Environmental Impact Assessment of Projects Guidance on the preparation of the Environmental Impact Assessment Report, Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxenbourg, 2017, 1-130.
European Commission, Reporting on environmental measures: Are we being effective?, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxemburg, 2021, 1-169.