Current Topics and Challenges in the Coastal Arctic

About the course:

Please note that this course is taught online througout the semester.

This course examines current challenges in the field of coastal studies and resource management in an Arctic context. The course will bring together perspectives of different international stakeholders, including those from academia and research, policy makers, practitioners, NGOs and business. Topics range from the adaptation to climate change, the implementation of SDGs, international and territorial conflicts, pollution, globalization, environmental justice, compensation and reparation, and threats to biodiversity. Being taught as online lecture series, this course will adjust and update its content to current and evolving fields in coastal studies with a special emphasis on management implications. More information about the course can be found here.

About master's courses at UW

All masters' courses taught at UW are open to guest students, exchange students and people from the world of work. The courses are a part of our two international multidisciplinary masters' programs, Coastal and Marine Management and Coastal Communities and Regional Development.

Check out the UW course catalogue and find out more about the interesting courses UW offers. Courses are taught in modules and all teaching takes place in English, as the student group is international, and teachers come from all over the world. You can also see how the courses are organised in a common teaching schedule for both masters's programs. Courses fulfil the criteria of several trades unions for educational grants. The spring and summer semesters are ideal for university students looking to shorten the course work at their regular program, by taking elective courses elsewhere.