ASSP – Autumn semester

During the autumn semester, Aarhus University and Copenhagen University teams up with the Greenland Institute of Natural Resources to offer three Arctic courses (total 30 ECTS) on environmental management and society. All courses are graduate level.

 

Environmental governance in the Arctic (10 ECTS)

 

This course is offered by Aarhus University with teachers from Aarhus University and the Greenland Institute of Natural Resources. The course takes place in Nuuk. 

This course gives you knowledge which can be used to analyze policy processes and policy instruments within environmental governance in Greenland and Denmark. As part of this, you will learn the basic principles and problems within environmental economics. The theoretical parts will be illustrated with case material relevant for Greenland and interactions with local stakeholders in Greenland

For more information, please see “How to apply”.

 

Applied Economics of Arctic Natural Resources (10 ECTS)

 

This course is offered by Copenhagen University with teachers from Copenhagen University and the Greenland Institute of Natural Resources. The course takes place in Nuuk.

This course will provide you with a thorough understanding of economic reasoning and knowledge of how to apply economics as a decision-making tool in the utilization and management of marine and terrestrial natural resources, including fisheries, hunting and mining, and other uses of land and sea, such as agriculture and tourism. The theoretical parts will be illustrated with case material relevant for Greenland and interactions with local stakeholders in Greenland.

For more information, please see “How to apply”. 

 

Transport and effects of contaminants in the Arctic (10 ECTS)

 

This course is offered by Aarhus University with teachers from Aarhus University and the Greenland Institute of Natural Resources. The course takes place in Nuuk and involves fieldwork.

This course gives you knowledge of how contaminants from sources at mid-latitudes are transported to the Arctic via oceanic and atmospheric pathways, ending in the Arctic where they are available for uptake in the food web. The course covers sources, the transport to and fate of contaminants in the Arctic environment, as well as the effect of climate change and human activities.

For more information, please see “How to apply” or go to the course catalogue

 

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