Virtual Studies Course Catalogue

Registration Open

18.9.2019 – 27.11.2019

Concepts of Sustainability

The course contents comprise concepts, definitions and dimensions of sustainable development, indicators for sustainability, cases from different parts of the world.
Registration Open

19.9.2019 – 31.10.2019

Social Realities in the Global South

The course explores social realities in the global South. It seeks to understand people's daily realities and lived experiences and the challenges involved.
Registration Open

1.10.2019 – 22.11.2019

Global and Local Public Health Issues

The objective of this course is to introduce the students to the humanitarian crisis aspects of various types of disasters. The course will present real-life examples of how public health is compromised in a disaster; how the human rights get violated; who are vulnerable groups; how environment...
Registration opens 19.8.2019

1.10.2019 – 31.10.2019

Trade and Development

Course description to be confirmed.
Registration opens 1.9.2019
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 intervened with each...
Registration opens 1.9.2019
This introductory course introduces students to main concepts and key issues in global development and sustainability. Firstly, the course outlines how different perceptions of global development and sustainability have been portrayed in development thought and theories. Secondly, the course maps...
Registration opens 1.11.2019
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...
Registration opens 1.11.2019

13.1.2020 – 15.3.2020

Introduction to Development Economics

The course aims to provide an outline of the main issues underpinning development economics today, by outlining simple theory and providing extensive applied evidence from developing countries.
Registration opens 1.11.2019

13.1.2020 – 19.4.2020

Gender and Development

The course content offers an outline of debates about gender and gender equality in social sciences and Development Studies.
Registration opens 1.12.2019

1.2.2020 – 30.4.2020

Global Education Development

The course will be offered during the spring semester, dates to be confirmed. 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...
Registration opens 1.1.2020
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 1.1.2020

16.3.2020 – 17.5.2020

Migration, Development and Human Rights

The course aims to provide the participants with the necessary tools to understand and to discuss the interface between migration, development and human rights at the global level.
Registration Closed
Water supply and sanitation (WSS) are a key element in the development of societies. The water history course will remind us that decisions about and management of water resources and services over the long-term are to a large extent public by nature. As water systems and water use have expanded...