Summer school - University of Gothenburg

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We are currently facing a range of global challenges, from increased inequalities and resource depletion to loss of biodiversity and the climate crisis. The University of Gothenburg Summer School for Sustainability is a chance to take action on sustainability, deepen your understanding of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and join an international cohort of likeminded people for four inspirational weeks in one of the most sustainable cities in the world. 

Introducing the summer school

The summer school offers a programme of courses and social activities to create synergy around sustainable solutions and encourage interdisciplinary collaboration.

The courses are open for students at our partner universities and Swedish students. Information about how and when you apply will be publishedin late January.

You will be able to apply for one 7,5 credits (ECTS) course, running over a four week period. The courses starts on July 6, 2020. 


All courses offered will focus on the issues relating to the Sustainable Development Goals and will provide a challenging and rewarding academic atmosphere for you to develop knowledge around contemporary sustainability challenges within your own academic discipline as well as skills necessary to contribute towards fulfilling Agenda 2030.

All courses are on Bachelor level and taught in English. 

Courses offered in 2020:

  • Inequalities and Climate Change
  • Managing Migration
  • Biodiversity in Western Sweden
  • Building Sustainable Global Value Chains: Law and Policy Considerations
  • Teaching Sustainable Development from a Global Perspective
  • Introduction to biostatistics and epidemiology with focus on global health

More information about the courses will be published here in late January.

University of Gothenburg
Publication date: 
Tuesday, 4 February 2020