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Advanced knowledge of soil


The online course Advanced knowledge of soil deals with the biology of the soil. It looks at which organisms are present in soil and their purpose. How are they (and, therefore, our soils) under threat, and what solutions are available?
10 days
€ 495

About the course

As humans, we live from and on the soil. But our soil is under pressure. Soil organisms are important to the soil’s functioning. Which ones are present in our soils? How are they under threat? And can we improve soil by improving soil life?

Result after the course

At the end of the course, you will have gained advanced knowledge related to the subject of soil. If you are looking for more basic knowledge, try our online course Basic knowledge of soil first.

About the course

Content of the course

This English e-learning course consists of 10 modules, each with various learning tools such as videos, articles, assignments and discussions. You must complete a module before being able to start the next one.

During the course you are asked to do assignments and you can submit photos and the assignments to substantiate your answers. 

For who

The Advanced knowledge of soil course is intended for anyone with basic soil knowledge, who wants to gain greater insight into different topics related to soil biology, for study or work purposes.


This course is taught by experienced HAS lecturers. Together with your fellow students and tutors you can discuss the different topics covered in the course and also submit additional questions for more in-depth knowledge. 

Practical information

What do you need to enroll in this course? And what else is good to know?

Good to know

Start and course dates

You can start the Advanced knowledge of soil course at any time you want. The total course has 10 modules. The study load per module is approximately 3 hours.


This course is at undergraduate bachelor level. Participants are expected to already have a basic knowledge of soil, e.g. from the HAS green academy online course Basic knowledge of soil.

Completion of the course

After successfully completing all 10 modules, you will receive a certificate of participation for the e-learning course Advanced knowledge of soil from HAS green academy.

Course price
Date of commencement
Continuously available
€ 495,00
excl. VAT

Price specification

Course price
€ 495,00
Total price
€ 495,00
excl. VAT

All amounts mentioned are excluding VAT. Training costs, including course material, are exempt from VAT. All other costs are charged with 9% VAT.

The basic course is included.

Any bank/administration fees are for your own account.

Sustainable development goals

  • Sustainable Development Goal 13: Climate Action
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15: Life on Land

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