Teaching sustainable development in a global perspective
No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students.
This education has a focus on sustainability. The teacher has created the course or program to fit into at least one of our 10 sustainability criteria. For you as a student, the sustainability label means guidance, quality assurance, and a guarantee that courses or programs contain a pronounced perspective on sustainability.
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 inventions and their impact on society and the environment,
- Social participation and the politics of engagement,
- Personal and curriculum values in relation to life on earth
Summer School for Sustainability
This course is 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 that those who attend this course will be expected to participate in.
The Summer School for Sustainability is a chance to take action on sustainability and deepen your understanding of global challenges and the UN Sustainable Development Goals. All during five inspirational summer weeks in Gothenburg.