Zlín, Czech Republic

Global Environmental Challenges and Security

online course
when 5 August 2024 - 16 August 2024
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 299

This course appears to focus on addressing contemporary global environmental issues through an interdisciplinary approach, with a particular emphasis on adult education principles (andragogy) and security considerations. The primary aim is to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of various environmental challenges and their interconnections while also enhancing their language skills and proficiency in using information technology.

- Protection of Primeval Forests, Deforestation, Reforestation.
- Animal Protection. Illegal Animal Market.
- Biodiversity.
- Sustainable Development.
- Soil Erosion, Organic Farming.
- Renewable Resources.
- Global Warming.
- Natural and Cultural Heritage.
- Impacts of Tourism.
- Pollution, Waste Management.
- Security Issues.
- Global Problems.
- Food Security.
- Global Peace Index, Human Development Index, Food Security Index.

Course leader

Mgr. et Mgr. Kateřina Pitrová, Ph.D., BBA

Course aim

Through studying a wide range of topics, students are expected to develop critical thinking skills, deepen their understanding of complex environmental issues, and explore potential solutions from both academic and practical perspectives. Additionally, by integrating language skills development and IT usage into the course, students are better equipped to communicate effectively and utilize technology for research, analysis, and presentation of findings related to environmental challenges and solutions.

Fee info

EUR 299: The fee covers tuition.

Early Bird: EUR 299; Deadline: 30 April 2024
EUR 349: The fee covers tuition.

Regular: EUR 349; Deadline: 31 May 2024