Top Courses in Environmental Studies in Europe 2019
The goal of an environmental studies program is to prepare students to solve environmental issues. This may include working in the government to create new laws and policies, working in the legal system to fight for environmental causes or working in the field to protect natural resources.
Europe is, by convention, one of the world's seven continents. Comprising the western most point of Eurasia, Europe is usually divided from Asia by the watershed divides of the Ural and Caucasus Mountains, the Ural River, the Caspian and Black Seas, and the waterways connecting the Black and Aegean Seas.
This course is built around a five-day, four-night group trip to Norway’s fascinating Arctic archipelago of Svalbard. Our primary aim is to stimulate and deepen interest
*SPECIAL COURSE WITH TRAVEL COMPONENT
Please be aware, you must enroll as a full time student at The American College of Norway and that means that you must study 5 of our courses (Totaling 15 credit). We will communicate with you to discuss which of our other courses you would like to include.
This course is built around a five-day, four-night group trip to Norway’s fascinating Arctic archipelago of Svalbard. Our primary aim is to stimulate and deepen interest in the Arctic, a region of increasingly vital importance to our world, as well as in the far north of Norway.
During our time we will experience firsthand the climate of the High North, sample life in Longyearbyen, one of the world’s most northernmost towns, and expand our understanding of Svalbard’s history and status....
The course will consist of a mix of lectures and discussions on the role of lean, the work environment and sustainable production processes in practical lean implementati
The course will consist of a mix of lectures and discussions on the role of lean, the work environment and sustainable production processes in practical lean implementation or the participant’s research projects. Basic lean literature will be distributed to participants before the course. The participants will also be asked to prepare a brief introduction of their research project or lean implementation activities.
The course can be approved as a Phd-course with 3,5 ETCS at Aalborg University.
This course has also been accepted as a theoretical course (10 hours) demanded in the medical specialist education in the training programs of occupational health services at the University of Helsinki in Finland. The acceptance is valid for the specialist training programs at the Faculty of Medicine of all Finnish universities....
Prepare to take the official examination to become recognised globally as a health and safety professional in international practices with this International General Cert
What are the objectives of this course?
Start by gaining a good grounding in the management of international health and safety (IGC1) – foundations and health and safety management systems
Progress to learning about the control of international workplace hazards (GC2) – workplace hazards, transport hazards and risk control, musculoskeletal hazards and risk control, work equipment hazards, electrical safety, fire safety, chemical and biological health hazards and physical and psychological hazards.
Complete your skillset by covering international health and safety practical application (GC3).
Who is it intended for?
Anyone who is looking to take their health and safety know-how to an international level....
Attain the NEBOSH International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety to confidently work in an industry that is known to need the best health and safet
What are the objectives of this course?
Cover environmental management in the oil and gas industry.
All you need to know regarding hydrocarbon process safety.
Fire protection and emergency response essentials.
Who is it intended for?
This course is for anyone who is currently in, or going in to, the oil and gas industry and need a world recognised set of health and safety principles to maintain best practice on a day-to-day basis.
There are no pre-requisites for this course.
What marks this course apart?
People who hold the NEBOSH International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety can work either onshore or offshore, they can usually function in roles such as HSE Manager, Officer or Supervisor....
International ecological summer school “Unique Ecosystems of Central Siberia” of Siberian State Aerospace University offers a great opportunity for foreign and Russian st
Unique Ecosystems of Central Siberia
International ecological summer school “Unique Ecosystems of Central Siberia” of Siberian State Aerospace University offers a great opportunity for foreign and Russian students to get acquainted with the heart of Siberia, Krasnoyarsky Kray, and to observe its beauty.Participants will get a chance to be taken on a voyage through unique natural and artificial ecosystems of Central Siberia, to witness fauna and flora behavior in natural medium and to see with their own eyes the differentiation between the 5 Climate Regions!Besides academic classes, participants will acquire knowledge in the open air. They will gain an opportunity to dive into depths, to climb some peaks, to visit the Republic of Khakassia – an extensive territory with numerous lakes and rivers, countless steppes and sainted places – and to experience the power of Yenisey, one of the largest rivers in the world.Period: 22 July - 06 August, 2012...
The Global Energy and Climate Policy course offers an introduction to the theoretical and practical understanding of how energy and climate change policies are designed,
Course in Global Energy and Climate Policy
The Global Energy and Climate Policy course offers an introduction to the theoretical and practical understanding of how energy and climate change policies are designed, shaped, advocated and implemented. As energy markets go truly global, domestic energy policies are becoming more and more entangled with wider issues of international governance. Concurrently, the urgent need to mitigate and adapt to climate change and transition to a low-carbon future is adding a further layer of complexity.
The course is aimed broadly at people interested in learning more about interconnected issues in energy and climate policy globally. It assumes a level of interest but no necessary previous knowledge. However, the course also offers sufficient up to date research and new critical perspectives to be of interest to people with expertise in or academic familiarity with the topic as well. ...
This English-taught program allows you to explore topics in Environmental Studies, Forest Ecology, and Sustainability while living in Freiburg, located near the beautiful
The environmental movement took root in Freiburg long ago—and now it’s a way of life. Known for taking the lead in the development of eco-friendly technologies and architecture, Freiburg also attracts researchers and environmental organizations from around the world. Come study Freiburg’s many unique contributions to this important movement.
This English-taught program allows you to explore topics in Environmental Studies, Forest Ecology, and Sustainability while living in Freiburg, located near the beautiful Black Forest and Rhine River Valley.
Freiburg and the surrounding regions will be your classroom. Imagine traveling to the Rhine River to take samples and observe local ecology, or the forests of the Swiss Alps to further your discussions on forest management and tourism. Wherever possible, your courses take you outside the classroom to give you hands-on experience and to take advantage of all that your study abroad location has to offer....
IHS, Institute For Housing and Urban Development Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam
Urban Management Tools for Climate Change course is jointly developed with UN-HABITAT. This course offers management tools for urban policy makers, planners and environme
Urban Management Tools for Climate Change
IHS is proud to announce that this course is jointly developed with UN-HABITAT.
Cities are increasingly expected to undertake concrete actions to mitigate climate change and adapt the city to rising water levels, drought and other natural disasters related to the heating of earth. What concrete activities should a city undertake and what works? This course offers management tools for urban policy makers, planners and environmentalists.
By the end of the course, participants will be able to prepare local climate change plans, which address the global challenges yet focus on concrete local actions. The course will offer specific practices to manage urban design and environmental infrastructure, in particular energy, transport, housing and water....
Current water challenges require an interdisciplinary approach.Through practical field work, international perspectives and innovative educational methods, students will
Spring Semester in Water and Environmental Management
Current water challenges require an interdisciplinary approach.Through practical field work, international perspectives and innovative educational methods, students will better understand the interactions between environmental factors and anthropogenic activities.
Erasmus+ students (from an Erasmus+ partner university): tuition waived
Exchange students (from a partner university/with a cooperation
agreement): tuition waived
Other students: € 3,500+ € 50 (non-refundable application fees)
(field trip and campus fee are included to the program charges)
Residence hall: €483/month for a single room €260 for a shared room
Campus fees: €100€/year (Erasmus+ and exchange students)
Room insurance: €39/year
Health insurance (compulsory for non-European students): ≈ €215/year
Catering: ≈ € 3,20/meal (breakfast is free)
Local transportation bus: €8 (monthly pass)
Equipment to bring: lab coat, laptop, plug adaptor, fieldwork equipment
(plastic boots, outdoor shoes, warm clothes, raincoat)
5-day-field trip in April : €300 (exchange or non-exchange student).
A comprehensive 10 months program with a practice-based approach on sustainable design and environmental sustainability in the professional context of MC Architects, supp
A comprehensive 10 months program with a practice-based approach on sustainable design and environmental sustainability in the professional context of MC Architects, supported by industry site visits, project study trips, client and community meetings.
Three Foundation Courses
PREPARATORY FOR ALL PROJECTS CONSISTS IN LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS
the Culture of Sustainability through dialogue with different personalities, but who share a vision of the future.
apply an understanding of the principles, strategies and analytic techniques of environmental design to real-world design problems