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The graduate school Agenda 2030 provides with interdisciplinary courses based upon the societal challenges and the sustainability goals of Agenda 2030.

The courses are free of charge and open for all PhD students within Lund University, but admission priority will be given to PhD students within the graduate school. There is a possibility for PhD students from other Universities or master students to participate in the courses. If you are interested to partake in a course, please contact the course leader for further information.

Below you will find information about currently offered courses, syllabus and course registration.

Autumn 2020

Representing sustainability

Time: 19 October - 27 November
Course description (PDF, 460 kB, new tab)
Preliminary course schedule (PDF, 605 kB, new tab)
The course is held at the Faculty of Fine & Performing Arts.

Course coordinator: Jörgen Dahlqvist.
jorgen [dot] dahlqvist [at] thm [dot] lu [dot] se

A law to save the world?

Time: 2 November 2020 - 17 January 2021
Course syllabus (PDF, 571 kB, new tab)
Course schedule (PDF, 115 kB, new tab)
The course is held at the Faculty of Law.

Course coordinator: Markus Gunneflo.
Markus [dot] Gunneflo [at] jur [dot] lu [dot] se

Transformations towards sustainability: Responsible consumption and production (online)

Time: 2 November 2020 - 17 January 2021
Course description (PDF, 509 kB, new tab)
Course schedule (PDF, 479 kB, new tab)
The course is held at the School of Economics and Management.
Course website (

Course coordinators: Susanne Arvidsson and Ellen Hillbom.
susanne [dot] arvidsson [at] fek [dot] lu [dot] se
ellen [dot] hillbom [at] ekh [dot] lu [dot] se

Health and the environment with a focus on climate change and sustainability

The course has been postponed until 2021.
Course syllabus (PDF, 146 kB, in Swedish only, new tab)
Course description (PDF, 348 kB, in English, new tab)
The course is held at the Faculty of Medicine in Lund.

Course coordinator: Kristoffer Mattisson.
kristoffer [dot] mattisson [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se

Spring 2021

Sustainability science and the SDGs: foundations, concepts, methodologies

Time: February - March 2021 (exact dates to be announced soon).
Course syllabus (coming soon).
Course schedule (will be added soon). 
Course registration (
Deadline for registration: 3 January 2021.
The course is held at the Faculty of Social Sciences.
Course website (

Course coordinator: Barry Ness.
barry [dot] ness [at] LUCSUS [dot] lu [dot] se.

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Ylva van Meeningen, research administrator

ylva [dot] van_meeningen [at] cec [dot] lu [dot] se

+46 (0)730-81 49 68

Lund University Sustainablity Forum
Sölvegatan 37, 223 62 Lund
contact [at] sustainability [dot] lu [dot] se

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