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United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals and Co-Creation

Summer School of , 10 ECTS
Agriculture and environment Health care, social services, and care services Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts Interdisciplinary Studies Law, public administration, public order and safety

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Aarhus C
Duration 4 weeks
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1620 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 970 EUR
Website http://en.via.dk/programmes/health/united-nations-sustainable-development-goals
Dates: 27 July - 21 August 2020
Language: English - please note that VIA University College requires students attending VIA Summer School to be fluent in English. All summer schools requires active particpation both orally and in writing. This means students must have an English level of at least B2 (CEFR scale) upon arrival. You can find more information about language requirements here.
Academic level: Bachelor levelPrerequisites: Students must have completed 1.5 years of study at bachelor levelMaximum enrolment: Maximum 50 participants. If there are more eligible applicants than available places, they will be distributed on a first-come, first served basis
Application deadline: 1 April, 2020.
Location:  VIA University College, Aarhus City Campus, Aarhus Denmark

This Summer School unfolds the United Nations’ sustainable development goals through student participation in a cross-cultural and cross-educational context. The goals derive from the United Nations’ international agreements on processing towards explicit sustainability in 2030. They are unique in that they call for action from all countries; poor, rich and middle-income alike to promote prosperity, all the while protecting the planet. The course will focus on global topics related to the sustainable development goals.

As an important part of the summer school the participants will get real-life challenges from co-creative partners form outside VIA University College. The co-creative partners can be NGOs, private companies or public authorities. Students are free to choose among several challenges all related to the UN’s 17 SDG. Students wil work in close co-operation with the partners to find relevant and useful solutions to the challenges. The solutions will contribute to the partners daily activities.

Method
The methods of working are based on presentations, discussions and dialogue. Therefore, it is necessary that students taking part in this course are ready to use their competences in spoken English from day 1. Full attendance and active involvement in the teaching, field visits, presentations etc. is expected as a prerequisite for taking the examination and passing the course.

Social programme
VIA Summer School will arrange a variety of social and cultural events to expand your knowledge of Denmark and the other participants at the VIA Summer School courses. You can decide for yourself the extent to wish you want to participate in these activities.

Admission  

You can find a link to our application via our website.

You are always welcome to contact us if you have any questions.

VIA University College
Anna Kronborg Bell
Project Manager
VIA Summer School
summerschool@via.dk

Tuition

IS TO BE DECIDED FOR 2020 - PRICES ARE FROM 2019
EU-citizens = 970 EUR
Non-EU citizens = 1620 EUR

Tuition fee waiver:
Students from VIA, students from VIA’s partners or students from other Danish educational institutions can participate free of charge if they can provide proof of credit transfer into their own study programme.

Course fee includes:

Classes and tuition
Social programme including welcome and farewell events (we organise 2-3 events pr. week)
Goodie bag with a map of Aarhus, a water bottle and a pen
Personalised graduation certificate

Accommodation, meals (food and drink), insurance, visa and travelling expenses to and from Denmark are not included in the fee.

Note: This course is offered as a part of the regular bachelor programmes Seats available after allocating seats to credit-transfer students from VIA University College, Danish Higher Educational Institutions and partner institutions are offered under the Empty-place Scheme and the rules of Danish Open University. You must meet the admission requirements for the degree programme under which the course is offered. If you have any doubt or questiosn regarding this please do not hesitate to contact VIA Summer School.






July 27 - August 21 2020

Application date
Apr 01
Start date
Jul 27

Campus Aarhus C

Description

Campus Aarhus C is a totally new and modern campus with many specialties and a wide variety of international and Danish-language programmes. The Campus is 46,000 squaremeters divided in 5 buildings, each with 4-6 floors.
The buildings display innovative and playful architecture and has been awarded with an architectural prize as one of the 3 best and most beautiful new constructions in Aarhus. Facilities include roof-top running track and basket ball court, spacious and bright classrooms and auditoriums, canteen and student cafe and bar.
Campus Aarhus C is located in the center of Aarhus - the second largest city in Denmark with approximately 320.000 inhabitants.

Campus Aarhus C offers programmes in Danish within the fields of teaching, social education, social work, construction, engineering, business and management as well as programmes taught and conducted in English within architecture, technology, engineering, business and management. In addition, Campus C is host to a nimber of VIA's Summer School programmes.

  • Students: 6.300
  • International students: 630
  • Employees: 430
Read more about Campus C here.

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