Course description

The purpose of the course is to study different environmental issues from the starting point of anthropogenic impacts on natural systems, and includes social, political and economic responses to the problems. The course offers training in working individually and in groups to analyze environmental issues, seek and compile information, and communicate results orally and in writing. The basics in statistical treatment of environmental data will also be covered. Students will prepare a scientific inquiry in which knowledge from different disciplines complement each other.
The course is problem-oriented and consists of group and individual work, lectures, seminars, and exercises.

Special eligibility requirements

Bachelor of Science, or its equivalent, including at least 90 ECTS credits in the field of natural sciences. English B/English 6 or the equivalent.

Evaluations & reports


Paul Glantz
Environmental representative
Atmospheric Science

Phone +46 8 674 7647

Late application

Late application for 2018 autumn term courses is open now. Courses and programmes with vacant positions are now open for late applications. Kurser och program till hösten 2018 där det kan finnas platser kvar efter första antagningen är nu öppna för sen anmälan. Mer information om sen anmälan här.


Student counsellors

Environmental Science
Miljö- och hälsoskydd

Frida Edberg

Analytical Chemistry
Environmental Chemistry

Carl-Johan Högberg
Paula Jokela