Nijmegen, Netherlands

Current Issues in Environmental Science

when 8 August 2022 - 12 August 2022
language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 EC
fee EUR 600

This multi-focus, cross-disciplinary course will explore various issues that are currently relevant to the environment in different regions of the world. These include air pollution, water pollution, global climate change, biodiversity, and others. Each issue will be examined first from a scientific perspective, and then from a human perspective.

Course leader

Hanoz Santoke, Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
California State University, Bakersfield, USA

Target group

• 1st Year Bachelor
• Advanced Bachelor
• Master

This course is designed for university students who would like to learn more about environmental issues. Students with a background in science, engineering, economics, or international relations will find it relevant to their interests.

Course aim

After this course you are able to:
• Have knowledge of the basic scientific principles behind various types of pollution and other environmental issues.
• Understand the political, legal and economic issues that prevent humanity from effectively addressing these issues.

Fee info

EUR 600: The fee includes the registration fees, course materials, access to library and IT facilities, coffee/tea, lunch, and a number of social activities.


We offer several reduced fees:
€ 540 early bird discount- deadline 1 April 2022 (10%)
€ 510 partner + RU discount (15%)
€ 450 early bird + partner + RU discount (25%)