Virtual Studies Course Catalogue

Registration opens 1.8.2024
This course provides a guided reflection and learning about the global-local nexus in public policies from an international comparative perspective. It explores sustainable development issues that lie at the intersection of global and local governance such as food justice, education quality and...
Registration opens 15.8.2024
This course introduces notions and practices on food system transition and food entrepreneurship with specific reference to sustainability and innovation practices, with a focus on the Nordic Countries and the African continent.
Registration opens 1.9.2024
This course provides a framework for thinking about climate change and its consequences for international trade, addressing how we can better reconcile the competing objectives of international trade, measures on adaptation and mitigation of climate change, and poverty alleviation.
Registration opens 2.9.2024
This Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in Essentials in Development Studies aims to provide students with fundamentals to the multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary discipline of development studies and motivate students to further their knowledge in the field.
Registration opens 10.11.2024
The primary aim of this course is to explore how schools, particularly teachers, can provide culturally and linguistically responsive teaching for students with a migration background.
Registration opens 31.10.2024
The course aims at enhancing curriculum design capacity for curriculum designers and teachers in different levels from basic education to secondary and vocational education in climate change education.
Registration opens 1.12.2024

1.2.2025 – 30.4.2025

Global Education Development

This course gives an overview of: 1) Education development globally: education as one of the sustainable development goals (SDG4), education policies, trends, challenges and international cooperation, 2) Research in education development, education in sustainability and development education, and...
Registration opens 16.12.2024
This course takes a critical look at the impacts of climate change on the food system in the Arctic and how this is reflected in other parts of the globe. The aims of the course are linked to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 1, 2 and 3 in the Global South.
Registration opens 1.8.2024
The course covers the underestimated topic of good governance, the rule of law and religious freedom as approaches to sustainable development in the Global South. The objective is to understand the links between the mentioned approaches to sustainable development in chosen societies in the Global...
Registration opens 1.1.2025
After the course students will be familiar with globalization and corporate (social) responsibility, as well as the Millennium and the Sustainable Development Goals (MDGs and SDGs) of UN. Students will understand their contents and the kind of possibilities and challenges they set for companies.
Registration opens 1.1.2025
This course aims to explore the intersection between gender and climate justice through the lens of 'Voices from the South.' It delves into the unique challenges and triumphs faced by communities historically shaped by colonial legacies. By examining the intricate network of power dynamics,...
Registration opens 1.2.2025
This course examines the relationship among gender, conflict and development and introduces theories related to them. Thoughts, approaches, and practices related to conflict transformation are also issues the course addresses.