Welcome to Water & Governance course! Ever wondered what governance is and how it links to water? Or who are your stakeholders, and how does legislation affect water engineering? And how this all is related to sustainability?
Course registration and start
Students must register to this course in Sisu by 5.1.2023 and receive approval. Approved students must attend the first Contact Session on TUESDAY 10.1. at 9.00 to confirm their attendance. The Contact Session are in classroom 286 of the Water Building (Tietotie 1 E).
What the course is about
The course is part of our Master's Programme in Water and Environmental Engineering (WAT), and it provides you with an in-depth introduction to broad issue of governance in relation to water management. The course combines the theories related to water governance with practical case studies, focusing on governance contexts at different levels.
Attendance and working methods
The Contact Sessions are on Tuesday mornings (9.00-12) and Thursday mornings (9.00-12) during Period III: note that the sessions start at 9.00 sharp!
In addition to Contact Sessions, students will complete a case study as a group work and organize reading circles with peers. More details about these will added to these pages later. A tentative course schedule is shown below.
The responsible teacher for the course is Associate Professor Marko Keskinen, with Thomas Banafa working as a Course Coordinator and Mia Pihlajamäki as a Course Mentor. In addition, we'll have a wonderful set of experts as our visiting lecturers.
Welcome to the course!
Tentative course schedule