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 contaminants, management and society. All courses are graduate level.

Effects of contaminants in a changing 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. 

The course gives YOU the knowledge of transport pathways of contaminants from sources at mid-latitudes to the Arctic as well as their uptake and effects in Arctic food webs and on human health. The focus will be on persistent organic pollutants and heavy metals and their atmospheric transport to the Arctic. The course will give YOU the knowledge to describe the effects of contaminants on Arctic wildlife, human exposure and how changes in climate and human activities affects these. The course takes place in Nuuk and involves fieldwork in the Nuuk area.
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” or go to the “course descriptions”

 

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 and involves fieldwork.

The course gives YOU knowledge which can be used to analyze policy processes and policy instruments within environmental governance in the Arctic. As part of this, the course will give YOU knowledge on 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

 

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