Teaching sustainable development in a global perspective
This course addresses how aspects of sustainable development can be integrated into students´ learning process by increasing awareness of sustainability issues. It aims to increase your ability to reflect on issues of sustainable development across education. The course is oriented around three thematic strands:
- Human-environment/nature relationships and their impacts on society,
- Social participation and the politics of engagement,
- Personal and curriculum values in relation to life on earth
Part of international Summer School
This course is also part of University of Gothenburg’s international Summer School for Sustainability. The Summer School gathers Swedish and international students and offers a broad extra-curricular program to which participants can attend.
The Summer School for Sustainability is a chance to act on sustainability and deepen your understanding of global challenges and the UN Sustainable Development Goals. All during five inspirational summer weeks in Gothenburg.
More information on our web https://www.gu.se/en/summer-school-for-sustainability
Prerequisites and selection
Applicants must prove their knowledge of English: English 6 from Swedish Upper Secondary School or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS.
Selection is based upon average grade from upper secondary school (34 %), the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits (33 %) and Högskoleprovet - Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (33 %).