Environmental special course and workshop at HENVI , 4 credits

HENVI organises annually an environmental special course and a workshop, which are linked to the theme of the HENVI Science Day. We invite the speakers of the Science Day to act as visiting teachers of the workshop.

Course info

Environmental special course at the Helsinki University Centre for Environment

4 ECTS credits

Organiser Helsinki University Centre for Environment HENVI
Next course

Will be organised in 4. teaching period in spring 2015. The theme of the workshop is Circular Economy.

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Teachers and coordinators

Responsible teacher
Janna Pietikäinen, university lecturer of environmenatal teaching

Aim The aim of the workshop is to help students with different backgrounds (i.e., natural sciences, humanities or social sciences) to deepen their understanding of issues dealing with environmental problems. We aim at concentrating on subjects represented by those invited speakers of the HENVI Science Day who act as workshop teachers.
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The course is open to all university students at intermediate studies level. We aim to form multidisciplinary working groups with students from natural sciences, social sciences and humanities. Accordingly we hope to get registrations from all faculties and disciplines.


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The previous HENVI workshops have been


Baltic Sea 2014: Past and Future Challenges in the Baltic Sea


Forest2013: Interdsciplinary approach to forests and climate change.


(c) Lindstrom 2012: Ecosystem services in urban areas


Science Days 2011 logo 2011: Why does society need environmental research


(c) Jurvetson _Flickr 2010: Man-made substances and the environment


Water2009: Water use and climate change