Virtual Studies Course Catalogue
Registration opens 1.12.2020
14.1.2021 – 3.4.2021
This course introduces participants to the main concepts and key issues in global development and sustainability. The course outlines first how different perceptions of global development and sustainability have been portrayed in development thought and theories. Second, it addresses structures and...
Registration opens 30.1.2021
30.1.2021 – 30.1.2021
The course examines contemporary environmental conflicts in the Global South. It familiarizes students with struggles over the environment by examining them in people’s every day lives within specific socio-environmental contexts, and on global arenas of political institutions.
Registration opens 31.1.2021
31.1.2021 – 31.1.2021
The course introduces students to the meaning of mixed methods (MM) research, the philosophical underpinnings of MM research, various MM designs, sampling and data collection in MM research, and data analysis and interpretations in MM research.
Registration opens 1.2.2021
1.2.2021 – 1.2.2021
The course will familiarise students with cross-cutting approaches in the Global South, and understand how social protection and health are interrelated. Social protection is a key policy goal of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Registration opens 28.2.2021
28.2.2021 – 28.2.2021
The course investigates the degradation of tropical ecosystems and options for their restoration, including related governance and international mechanisms as well as the limits of restoration.
1.11.2020 – 31.1.2021
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.
26.10.2020 – 22.2.2021
The course will introduce the main organizational principles of climate change education and education for sustainable development, as curricula should be developed and fitted to cultural contexts.
26.10.2020 – 18.12.2020
The course gives an overview of the field of environmental studies; particularly how to reach sustainable development goals and global challenges, covering the central themes of Water and Sanitation (SDG 6), Food (SDG 2) and Energy (SDG7). These areas (SDG goals) are highly intertwined with each...
26.10.2020 – 4.12.2020
The objectives of the course are to introduce the key concepts in interdisciplinary research on gender-related violence, and to illustrate through multidisciplinary research examples the diverse forms of violence and the ways gender-related violence is entangled with contemporary global...
28.9.2020 – 6.11.2020
The course gives an overview of how exchange in general and international trade in particular are related to different aspects of development. It also gives the possibility to relate the standard economics trade and development theories/models to other theories of development.
15.9.2020 – 15.11.2020
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 3) Connections between local,...