Learning Material

On this page, you can find a collection of learning material about bioresources, bioresource management and the bioeconomy. The learning material was prepared by the Management Group (BIEM) of the Hamburg University of Technology in cooperation with the Hamburg Open Online University (HOOU) .

The Hamburg Open Online University

The Hamburg Open Online University (HOOU) is a joint project of the Hamburg universities and the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences. The aim of the HOOU is to make the knowledge of Hamburg's universities available to the general public and to develop new forms of teaching and learning. The HOOU is funded by the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg.


The BioCycle is an introduction to the concepts of circular economy following the complete cycle of food waste. This is the perfect start if you want to start using the Household Waste Collection module.

Lectures For Future

The Lectures for Future are a series of interactive lectures in English language on the topic of sustainability. The lectures are made by scientists from Hamburg's universities and are aimed at the general public.