Joensuu, Finland

when 5 August 2024 - 16 August 2024
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 EC
fee EUR 500

The course deepens understanding about biodiversity, gives examples from nature and biodiversity conservation and maintenance, provides group working skills and critical thinking as well as opportunities for sharing knowledge and networking.

Course leader

Elina Oksanen (

Course aim

After completing the course, the student is able to:

understand the concept, structure and crises related to biodiversity deeper, multidisciplinary and in practise
recognize reasons for the ongoing biodiversity crisis and its consequences to the human society and personal life
explore own connection to nature and diverse values you assign to it
recognize a variety of approaches and tools to protect biodiversity, increase biodiversity and promote sustainable use of biodiversity
apply the issues to own field of studies/work and learn how to be part of the solution

Credits info

5 EC

Fee info

EUR 500: Course fee. The course fee for UEF partner university students is 400 e.
EUR 200: Course fee for exchange students starting in autumn 2024.


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