Virtual Studies Course Catalogue
25.10.2021 – 17.12.2021
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...
26.10.2021 – 13.12.2021
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.
1.11.2021 – 3.12.2021
The course has its main focus on the Global South, given that it will examine different kinds of social movements in the Global South. Through case studies, diverse problematics related to social justice and environmentally and socially sustainable development in the Global South will be explored...
1.11.2021 – 31.1.2022
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.
1.11.2021 – 28.2.2022
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.
Registration opens 1.12.2021
15.1.2022 – 30.4.2022
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 1.1.2022
1.1.2022 – 31.1.2022
The main framing component of the course is analysis of extractivism(s) and implications for prospects and development of actionable and sustainable alternatives. From this grounding, we will explore different relevant philosophical views, as well as lived experiences derived from case study...
Registration opens 17.1.2022
1.3.2022 – 31.3.2022
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 1.2.2022
25.3.2022 – 15.5.2022
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.
27.9.2021 – 19.11.2021
The course introduces literature on critical development studies and civic activism to familiarise and understand the colonial legacy of development studies, decolonial thinking, and current debates on knowledge and practices in the field.