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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.

Spring 2021

Sustainability science and the SDGs: foundations, concepts, methodologies

Time: 1 February - 31 March 2021.
Course syllabus (PDF, 168 kB, new tab).
Course schedule (PDF, 1,1 MB, new tab).
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

Sustainable land use

Time: 15 March - 19 May 2021.
Course syllabus (PDF, 470 kB, new tab).
Course schedule (PDF, 54 kB, new tab).
The course is held at the Faculty of Sciences. 
Course website -

Course coordinator: Ullrika Sahlin.
ullrika [dot] sahlin [at] cec [dot] lu [dot] se

Water and sustainability

Time: 10 May - 11 June 2021.
Course syllabus (PDF, 457 kB, new tab).
Course schedule (PDF, 206 kB, new tab).
Course registration: send an e-mail to Magnus Persson.
Deadline for registration: 26 April 2021.
The course is held at the Faculty of Engineering.

Course coordinator: Magnus Persson.
magnus [dot] persson [at] tvrl [dot] lth [dot] se


Autumn 2021

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

Time: 30 August - 29 September 2021.
Course syllabus (PDF, 122 kB, new tab).
Course schedule (PDF, 487 kB, new tab).
Course registration at
Deadline for registration: 1 May 2021.
The course is held at the Faculty of Medicine.

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

Cultural dimensions of sustainable development

Time: 31 August - 5 October 2021.
Course description (PDF, 259 kB, new tab).
Course schedule: to be announced.
The course is held at the faculties of Humanities and Theology

Course coordinator: Karin Salomonsson and Håkan Jönsson.
karin [dot] salomonsson [at] kultur [dot] lu [dot] se
hakan [dot] jonsson [at] food [dot] lth [dot] se

Digital monies for a sustainable future

Time: 2 September - 14 October 2021.
Course syllabus (PDF, 442 kB, new tab).
Course schedule: to be announced.
The course is held at the School of Economics and Management

Course coordinator: Ester Barinaga. 
ester [dot] barinaga [at] fek [dot] lu [dot] se


Helena Gonzales Lindberg
research administrator
helena_gonzales [dot] lindberg [at] cec [dot] lu [dot] se
+46 (0)730-81 49 68