Environmental Policy in PracticeSemester Course

Environmental Policy in Practice, Semester Course
Major Discipline(s)
Environmental Studies, Public Policy, Sustainability
Type
Elective Course
Available
Fall/Spring semester
Credit(s)
3

The purpose of this course is to give a comprehensive understanding of environmental politics in Denmark, the EU, and on the global stage. You acquire empirical knowledge about the actors, policy instruments, policy-making processes, and the communication of these policies on all three levels. Based on theory, you learn through simulating debates and negotiations just how dynamic this world of politics is.

Related Discipline(s)

This course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
International Relations, Political Science

Faculty

Rebecca Rutt

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

Ph.D. in Development Studies, University of Copenhagen, 2014; MSc. International Development, University of Amsterdam, 2007. Currently an Assistant Professor in European Environmental Policy at the University of Copenhagen. Has worked mainly in academia including at the University of East Anglia (2017-2018), University of Michigan (2016), and University of Copenhagen (2010-2016).  Also worked at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (2007-2010). Motivated by the perspectives and debates of Feminist Political Ecology and Environmental Justice, and by volunteerism and justice-based activism. With DIS since 2019.