The academic staff of the Laboratory teach 6 undergraduate courses in the School of Civil Engineering and 1 course in the School of Rural Engineering at NTUA. They are also engaged in teaching 12 postgraduate courses of the curriculum of the NTUA Postgraduate Programmes "Water Science and Technology" and "Environment and Development".
Theoretical knowledge is supplemented by training in laboratory techniques related to qualitative aspects of water, wastewater, sludge and solid wastes management.
The Sanitary Engineering Laboratory supports the experimental and computational work needed for Doctoral, postgraduate and undergraduate dissertations. Eight PhD theses have been completed and ten are currently under way. During the last ten years more than 200 postgraduate and undergraduate theses have been conducted.