Lappeenranta, Finland

Climate Action – Advanced Seminar Workshop Course

when 26 June 2023 - 30 June 2023
language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 679

During the course, students will go deeper into MOOC-course (Massive Open Online Course) contents regarding climate action by participating in a seminar teamwork project.

Acquiring advanced information about the following contents through seminar projects:
o Circular economy and waste management including sustainable development goals (SDGs)
o Sustainable design and production
o Power to X

Course leader

Mika Horttanainen, Professor, LUT University
Pertti Kauranen, Professor, LUT University
Jarkko Levänen, Assistant Professor, LUT University
Alex Rosu, Mechanical Engineer and University Teacher, LUT University

Target group

No previous studies are required. The course is suitable for anyone interested in climate change, sustainability, in human well-being, circular economy and waste management etc.

Course aim

Learning outcomes:
• To inspire to find more information about e.g. currently relevant energy / circular economy themes
• To increase awareness of climate change and how one can affect the surrounding environment by one's own decisions & actions
• To enhance understanding of MOOC-course contents through seminar work
• To enhance teamwork and presentation skills for the student

Credits info

3 EC
• Grouping / seminar topic selection (preparation work)
• Introduction lecture
• Additional lectures
• Teamwork based on a chosen seminar topic
• Tutorial sessions with instructors
• Seminars and discussion / peer evaluation

Total workload 80 hours.

Fee info

EUR 679: Tuition fee includes attending the course, 1 lunch/day and social activities.


The LUT Summer School does not offer scholarships to attending the courses. However there is a 10% 'early bird' tuition fee discount available for all students who submit their application before 1 March 2023.