Oulu, Finland

Arctic and Nordic Perspectives on Sustainable Development

when 5 August 2024 - 16 August 2024
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 EC
fee EUR 975

This course explores sustainable development and its different dimensions (economic, social, environmental) in the Nordic countries in the Arctic utilizing multidisciplinary approaches. The focus is on communicative and collaborative learning through a combination of lectures, discussions, group work and studying of research literature.

Course leader

Faculty of Humanities in the University of Oulu

Target group

- Bachelor's and Master's students.
- Fluency in English (min. level B2). All courses are taught in English, and sufficient English language skills are needed to follow lectures and participate in group work. No tests are required.
- Admission is possible for those who are NOT currently enrolled in the University of Oulu.

Course aim

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to identify and explain special issues concerning sustainable development in Arctic and Nordic contexts from different viewpoints. Student will be able to apply key concepts and critically evaluate the interrelated and contradictory dimensions of Arctic and Nordic sustainable development. Students will have developed their argumentation, presentation, and collaboration skills.

Fee info

EUR 975: Tuition Fee, incl. VAT 24%
EUR 400: Accommodation fee (incl. VAT 0%), August 4 - 17.