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Lund University (Lund)

, Sweden

http://www.lu.se

Environmental Studies and Sustainability Science

Specialzation:

Department:
Environmental Studies and Sustainability Science
Degree Type:
Masters
Website:
http://www.lumes.lu.se/
Language:
English
Description:

The LUMES programme concentrates on complex environmental and sustainability challenges and the variety of approaches for both understanding and strategically managing these from local to global levels. Building on the knowledge and experience students already possess, focus is placed on present and future development paths, while at the same time providing a basis in political and cultural theoretical perspectives. The foundation of the programme is a holistic, system thinking perspective for both human and nature systems, as well as the interactions between them. Furthermore, training in other qualitative and quantitative methods and frameworks is carried out throughout the programme.

Keywords:
sustainability,energy,transport,water,urban systems,methodology,health,devlopment

Sustainability Science

Specialzation:

Department:
Centre of Excellence for Integration ofSocial and Natural Dimensions of Sustainability
Degree Type:
Doctoral
Website:
http://www.lucid.lu.se/index.aspx
Language:
English
Description:

LUCSUS, a centre for sustainability research, is gathering seven disciplines from four faculties for together developing the scientific field Sustainability Science. LUCID aims at creating completely new and unique synergies across natural and social sciences in order to develop new integrated theories and methods for addressing complex sustainability issues. The research will offer theoretical, methodological and practical contributions to the broad and emerging field of sustainability science.

Keywords:
sustainability


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