from December 1, 2023 to March 31, 2024
Published on December 4, 2023 Updated on December 4, 2023

Summer School for Sustainability by University of Gothenburg


Welcome to the beautiful city of Gothenburg! Join the Summer School for Sustainability together with like-minded people for five inspirational summer weeks. Act on sustainability and deepen your understanding of global challenges and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

University of Gothenburg Summer School for Sustainability will run from June 27 to August 2, 2024.

Students will be able to choose one of five courses in the areas of education, politics, biology, digitalization, or the humanities. All courses are given at the bachelor's level and taught in English, are valid for 7,5 credits (ECTS) and combine workshops and seminars. All of this is on campus in Gothenburg, the thriving innovation and cultural hub on the west coast of Sweden that has been appointed the most sustainable city in the world for seven years in a row (by the Global Destination Sustainability).

The courses for 2024 are:

  *   Managing Migration

  * Digitalization in a Changing World

  *  Teaching Sustainable Development from a Global Perspective

  *   Imagining justice for a sustainable world: perspectives from fiction, philosophy, and religion

  *   Biodiversity in Western Sweden

The summer school also features an extensive social programme, interdisciplinary seminars and practical workshops, study visits, get- togethers, tours of the city, and excursions in the archipelago to let students get to know Gothenburg and Sweden.

There is no tuition fee for nominated students! Please have a look at the programme brochure for information on costs and more. Kindly contact your international coordinator to learn how you can be nominated.

Nomination period: February 1–March, 2024

Application period: March 1–31, 2024.

See you in Gothenburg!

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