Keele MSc abroad project
Division of Soil and Water Management
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Contact : Dr Ian Oliver
Environmental Science placements are offered in collaboration with Prof. Erik Smolders and his research group within the Division of Soil and Water Management, KU Leuven, Belgium. Renowned for research into soil and water contamination, soil fertility, ecotoxicology, and nutrient and carbon fluxes in both terrestrial and aquatic systems, a placement at KUL offers scope for gaining skills and experience in many field and laboratory techniques (e.g. use of isotopic tracers, microbial assays, chemical analysis and modelling).
Founded in 1425, KUL is a very historic and highly respected university in the heart of western Europe.
Successful candidates will be eligible for ERASMUS support.
*Accreditation is dependent on the degree route and modules taken