Global Environmental Challenges, 5 credits

Course code 732230
Organiser Faculty of Social Sciences
Teacher Pekka Haavisto; 
course coordinator: Farid Karimi (farid.karimi AT
Registration is required


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The number of students accepted to the course is capped at 65. If the course is full you will be placed in a waiting list. If enrolled students withdraw their registration, students on the waiting list will be selected in chronological order of registration.

Timing Spring term. The actual dates will be published with a short notice according to the schedule of the visiting expert Pekka Haavisto. Please, check Weboodi regularly.

The course is an intensive, hands-on introduction to urgent environmental challenges with global implications. Case examples of global environmental challenges are examined in the lectures and group work.

Language: English


The course is aimed at students interested in analytical understanding of the policy and politics of contemporary environmental challenges at the global level. No prerequisites.

If more students enroll than can be accepted, the selection is done in the chronological order of enrollments.


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