Wednesday 6. January 2010

First course of the spring semester begins

The spring semester in the Coastal and Marine Management program has commenced. This week, the students in the masters program, began the first of the final two core courses, Coastal and Marine Politics and Policy, taught by Auður H. Ingólfsdóttir.

Auður H. Ingólfsdóttir, Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy , is trained in international relations with a specialization in environmental and resource policy . She has coordinated a master's programme in environmental studies for the University of Iceland, worked as a special advisor in the international office of the Ministry for the Environment, and as an environmental consultant. Recently she has also worked for international missions in Sri Lanka and the western Balkans as an expert from the Icelandic Crisis Response Unit of the Foreign Ministry.

The last core class, Coastal and Marine Ecology, will begin on January 25th. Upon completion of the core classes the students will begin their elective courses. During each three week module, the students will choose between two simultaneously taught electives.