Applied Economics of Arctic Natural Resources (10 ECTS)
This course is offered by University of Copenhagen with teachers from University of Copenhagen and the Greenland Institute of Natural Resources.
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. The course takes place in Nuuk and involves field excursions in the Nuuk area.
Policy Processes and Economics of the Arctic Ecosystem Services (10 ECTS)
This course is offered by Aarhus University with teachers from Aarhus University and the Greenland Institute of Natural Resources.
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, with focus on ecosystem services assessments and nature based solutions. The theoretical parts will be illustrated with case material relevant for Greenland and interactions with local stakeholders in Greenland. The course takes place in Nuuk.
Arctic student project (5 ECTS)
The student projects will give YOU the opportunity to study a topic of YOUR own choosing with focus on Arctic ecological and/or socio-economic implications of climate change. The topic of the project is Arctic ecological and/or socio-economic implications of climate change but the project can be tailored to suit YOUR personal interests. The project is primarily theoretical and will summarize and discuss scientific literature within the chosen topic. You are welcome to contact us if you need inspiration or wish to discuss your ideas. The project will that takes place in Nuuk and is a written report of maximum 15 typed standard pages, references and figures included. Students applying for a full ASSP autumn semester (30 ECTS) are given priority.
For more information, please see “How to apply” .