Training modules

Note: Modules 1, 2, 6, 7, 8 are offered for both specializations. Modules 3, 4, 5 are specialized according to a) drinking water specialization , b) recreational waters specialization.



Drinking Water

Recreational Water



 Introductory Week


Module 1

Introduction to water microbiology


Prof. M.A. Efstratiou


Module 2

Waterborne infections and outbreaks


Prof. A. Vantarakis


Modules 3Α-3Β

Drinking and bottled water – Risk Assessment- Water Safety Plan


Prof. A. Vantarakis

Recreational waters and surface water bodies- The beach profiles


Prof. M.A. Efstratiou


Modules 4Α-4Β

Sewage quality, disposal & reuse. Water quality in the industry. ISO 22000


Profs M.A. Efstratiou & A. Mavridou

Swimming pools and spa waters


Prof. A. Mavridou.


Modules 5Α-5Β

Inhaled water – Legionnella spp and Mycobacteria



Prof. A. Mavridou.

Extreme events affecting the water environment. Sustainability of aquatic ecosystems


Prof. M.A. Efstratiou


Module 6

Laboratory Accreditation – Water laboratory techniques by culture and molecular methods


Profs A. Mavridou & A. Vantarakis.


Module 7

Labotatory Practice


Prof. A. Vantarakis


Final Test:

Student Project: