This course focuses on several complex and often interrelated environmental issues, beginning with a discussion of global climate change and the role of greenhouse gases in other environmental problems, including deforestation, ozone depletion, and the health of the world’s oceans. It reviews key concepts in geography and analyzes its meaning, through history and its evolution.

Learning Community Activities

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Past activities
  • Cross-EUTOPIA student assignment on Sustainable Mobility – When? Jan-March 2021 – Where? online – online – More info in this brochure
  • Student-led Summer Conference on SDG-related COVID-impact – When? July 2021 – Where? online – More info: website - brochure – call for students – call for contributionsSee feedback from the involved students here.

How to get involved?


Contact the EUTOPIA curriculum team: Jo Angouri ( and Karen Triquet (


Contact the EUTOPIA curriculum team: Jo Angouri ( and Karen Triquet (

Learning Community Members

Lead: Antoni Luna Garcia (UPF). Email:

Toni Luna is professor of Geography and Global Studies at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra of Barcelona. His main areas of research are cultural and urban geography as well as geography education. He has participated in several international projects in Europe and the US. He has also worked on landscape theory and landscape studies. He likes teaching in an international environment and he loves traveling.

Partner: Matthieu Kervyn (VUB). Email:

Matthieu Kervyn is Associate Professor in the department of geography of the Vrije Universiteit Brussels. He develops research on geological hazard and risk management. He teaches courses of geomorphology and risk management at graduate and undergraduate level.

Partner: Stéphanie Panichelli-Batalla (UoW). Email:

Stephanie Panichelli-Batalla is the Head of the School for Cross-Faculty Studies at the University of Warwick. Her research focuses on Caribbean Studies from an interdisciplinary point of view, bridging the areas of Cultural Studies, International Relations, and Oral History. Her most recent research focuses on the Cuban internationalist healthcare solidarity programmes and she teaches on the Global Sustainable Development Degree with a module on Human Rights and Social Justice in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Partner: Katja Vintar Mally (UoL). Email:

Katja Vintar Mally is an Associate Professor at the Department of Geography, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana. She holds the Chair for Environmental Protection and teaches courses on environmental protection, sustainable development and regional geography.

Partner: Maša Kovič Dine (UoL). Email:

Dr. Maša Kovič Dine (PhD) is an Assistant Professor at the Department of International Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Ljubljana. She teaches an array of courses at both undergraduate and graduate level and is a mentor of the International Environmental Law Clinic.

Partner: Samuel Rufat (CY). Email:

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