Glass Chemistry and Technology

15 credits

The course introduces the fundamentals of glass chemistry and technology for a wide range of products. It examines art and domestic glass, container glass, fiber glass, flat glass and special glasses. After having studied this course the participants will have gained an understanding of the basic concepts of glass technology, the characteristics of the material glass and the processes, products and applications for commercial glass.


Växjö is a modern city with more than 80,000 inhabitants. The city has been declared "the Greenest City in Europe" because of its focus on environmentally sound solutions and the environmental programs implemented.

Being a student in Växjö you have easy access to everything – the city centre, the woods and the lakes. The pedestrian path from campus around Lake Växjösjön reaches almost all the way to the city centre and is perfect for jogging or taking long walks.

Campus Växjö is modeled along the lines of an American campus university and is the natural meeting place for students in Växjö. Campus is always bustling with life, and students move between lecture rooms, the University Library and the restaurants, pubs and outdoor recreational areas.