Credits: 2

Schedule: 20.09.2017 - 23.10.2017

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

I (autumn term)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

After the course student is familiar with the main principles on global governance and environmental policies and can also recognize international actors and actions in the field of sustainable development.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

This course gives an introduction to the state of the world and development. The course highlights the environmental, social and economic aspects of sustainable development and explores the dilemma of development. The course has guest lecturers from different universities and organizations.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Visiting lectures and reflections diary.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures 24h
Reading and independent study 30h

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Yhd-12.3081 State of the World and Development

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Registration through WebOodi. Please see WebOodi for the registration dates.

The course may not be organized if fewer than 5 students register to the course.

Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Course is open for students from all study fields.

Course is part of the Sustainable Global Technologies Programme (