Sustainable Development in Northern EuropeSemester Course

Week-Long Study Tour
Sweden or Norway or Germany
Core Course Week Study Tour
Denmark (Western) or Denmark (Southern) or Southern Sweden
Major Discipline(s)
Environmental Studies, Public Policy, Sustainability
Core Course
Fall/Spring semester

This course enhances your understanding of the divergent goals and complex processes associated with sustainable development from a European perspective. Specific focus is given to the interplay between social, political, and economic issues and environmental concern. You are introduced to a broad range of Danish and European stakeholders currently shaping the sustainability agenda, and encouraged to identify your own values and strategies for a sustainable future.

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Inger Kærgaard

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

MSc in Biology (University of Copenhagen, 2004).  Project manager at a University of Applied Sciences in Switzerland working on government and EU funded projects. Worked for various NGOs on forest protection and sustainable development in Thailand and Indonesia (2007 and 2010). Taught biology in upper secondary school and was involved in a program for sustainability education (2010-2013). With DIS since 2014.

Emmanuel Gentil

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

Ph.D. in environmental engineering, DTU, 2011. Independent environmental consultant. Senior Consultant at Copenhagen Resource Institute and for the European Environment Agency on waste management policy in EU. Ph.D. School Manager and Ph.D. researcher at DTU, Denmark 2006-2011. Master of business strategy and environmental management, Bradford. With DIS since 2013.

Sustainability, Emmanuel Gentil