Virtual Studies Course Catalogue

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16.9.2020 – 25.11.2020

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 opens 14.9.2020
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...
Registration opens 1.11.2020

13.1.2021 – 15.3.2021

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 1.12.2020
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...
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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.
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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.
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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.
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1.2.2020 – 30.4.2020

Global Education Development

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,...
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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...