Sustainable Development in Northern EuropeSemester Course

Program
Sustainability
Week-Long Study Tour
Sweden or Germany
Core Course Week Study Tour
Denmark
Major Discipline(s)
Environmental Studies, Public Policy, Sustainability
Type
Core Course
Available
Fall/Spring semester
Credit(s)
3

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.

Related Discipline(s)

This course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Ethics

Faculty

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.

Silvia Dragomir

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

Architect and advocate of Cities for People, with an MSc in Sustainable Urban Planning from Aalborg University and MSc in Architecture from Bucharest and Bordeaux. Her professional profile includes a collaboration with KANT architects, owner of an architecture studio with focus on sustainability, climate change adaptation and mitigation. Her passion is sharing knowledge and creating better living environments. With DIS since 2015.