Critical Perspectives on Sustainable Development in Sweden, 7.5 credits

Autumn 2018 weeks 36-03 (early September – mid-January) – evening – 25% – Campus

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Application Deadline: 2018-04-16

Enrolment Code: UU-19506

Language of Instruction: English

Location: Uppsala

Selection: Higher education credits (maximum 165 credits)

Entry Requirements: 60 credits

Fees: If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application Fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 16250

Tuition fee, total: SEK 16250

About the course

Sweden has often been praised as the portrait of sustainability and green innovation. In this course, we will explore how these perceptions compare to Sweden’s history, present issues and actions. The course encourages critical discussion and reflection concerning Swedish initiatives towards sustainable development.

The course outline consists of a mixture of seminars given by different guest lectures people from various science fields and seminars in a workshop format that are run by your course coordinators. Through discussions with your peers and guest lecturers, you will develop your own framework for sustainable development which can then be applied to other contexts.

We at CEMUS welcome you to our creative and challenging education. We hope that you will find your time here exciting, fulfilling and inspiring.

Welcome to the course!

Autumn 2018

Here you will find the latest information related to the course ‘Critical Perspectives on Sustainable Development in Sweden 2018’!

Please keep checking this course portal for the latest updates, and contact us if you have any question at: and

Assignment Instructions

  • Group Presentations
    • Peer Review Instruction & Pecha Kucha Resources
  • Individual Assignment

Lecture Material

  • Relevant lecture material will be uploaded here

Welcome to the course ‘Critical Perspectives on Sustainable Development in Sweden’ 2018!

Hello and welcome to the course!
We, Caroline and André, course coordinators for this course, are really excited for the start of the semester, and we hope you are too.
Above you will find the links to important information about the course including schedule, syllabus, assignments, literature, etc. We will be updating it frequently so, keep an eye out!
If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at: and
Warmly welcome to the course!
Caroline and André