Summer Courses in Environmental Studies

Summer courses are an excellent way to receive additional training in a specific field of study or may bridge the gap between two academic years. A wide variety of subject matter is available to those interested in enrolling in a summer course.The goals of an environmental studies program include finding ways to increase energy efficiency, minimize pollution, increase environmental awareness and e… Read more

Summer courses are an excellent way to receive additional training in a specific field of study or may bridge the gap between two academic years. A wide variety of subject matter is available to those interested in enrolling in a summer course.

The goals of an environmental studies program include finding ways to increase energy efficiency, minimize pollution, increase environmental awareness and encourage alternative energy use. The main focus for students is to learn how to assess and solve environmental problems.

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University of Exeter International Summer School
Exeter, United Kingdom

This module explores the economic, societal and environmental impacts and implications of climate change, as well as the technological solutions available; focusing on researc ... +

This module explores the economic, societal and environmental impacts and implications of climate change, as well as the technological solutions available; focusing on research currently being done by academics at the University of Exeter. The course begins with a general introduction to Climate Change and then examines three main topics in greater detail: Water Resources and Engineering, Renewable Energy, and Earth Systems. -
Summer courses
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
ISARA Lyon
Lyon, France

France's strong agrarian tradition together with its appreciation of fine food and wine makes it an ideal destination to learn how French and European agriculture is managed t ... +

France's strong agrarian tradition together with its appreciation of fine food and wine makes it an ideal destination to learn how French and European agriculture is managed to deal with the many challenges facing the preservation of natural resources and sustainable food systems. -
Summer courses
Full-time
5 weeks
English
11 Jun 2020
13 Apr 2020
Campus
 
University of Pisa Summer & Winter Schools
Pisa, Italy

Political ecology is a long-established interdisciplinary field, including various social sciences and humanities, aimed at investigating the interface of societies and the bi ... +

Political ecology is a long-established interdisciplinary field, including various social sciences and humanities, aimed at investigating the interface of societies and the biophysical world as affected by, and in its turn affecting, the political order and related dynamics of conflict and cooperation, domination and emancipation. -
Summer courses
Full-time
5 days
English
29 Jun 2020
31 Mar 2020
Campus
 
SOAS University of London
London, United Kingdom +1 More

This course provides a critical introduction to understanding the politics of climate change. It presents a critical perspective on the relationship between the environment an ... +

This course provides a critical introduction to understanding the politics of climate change. It presents a critical perspective on the relationship between the environment and development, nature, society and the Anthropocene, and focuses on the dynamics of socio-environmental change, giving attention to its material and economic, political and organisational as well as cultural and ideological dimensions. -
Summer courses
Full-time
3 weeks
English
Campus
 
IES Abroad
Quito, Ecuador

This program allows you to study issues of environmental management and preservation while exploring Ecuador’s rich ecology. You focus on Ecosystems, Conservation, and Public ... +

This program allows you to study issues of environmental management and preservation while exploring Ecuador’s rich ecology. You focus on Ecosystems, Conservation, and Public Policy while also improving your Spanish language skills. During the first four weeks of the program, you will be based in Quito, taking courses at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ), a private university located in the Quiteño suburb of Cumbaya. -
Summer courses
Full-time
7 weeks
English, Spanish
03 Jun 2020
16 Mar 2020
Campus
 
Helsinki Summer School
Helsinki, Finland

This course is an introduction to environmental ethics as a philosophical discipline helpful to analyse environmental case studies. It aims to raise awareness about the fundam ... +

This course is an introduction to environmental ethics as a philosophical discipline helpful to analyse environmental case studies. It aims to raise awareness about the fundamental and ethical role of the natural environment in our lives. -
Summer courses
Full-time
17 days
English
04 Aug 2020
01 Jun 2020
Campus
 
The International Summer School for Teens
Stirling, United Kingdom

Students will cover a broad range of topics from biology to ecology to climate change and food security.

Students will cover a broad range of topics from biology to ecology to climate change and food security. -
Summer courses
20 days
English
Campus
 
SOAS University of London
London, United Kingdom +1 More

This course introduces students to the role of finance in the transition to a sustainable, low-carbon economy. Mitigating and adapting to climate change while simultaneously r ... +

This course introduces students to the role of finance in the transition to a sustainable, low-carbon economy. Mitigating and adapting to climate change while simultaneously realising the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) requires the deployment of large amounts of capital – capital which isn’t currently provided in sufficient amounts. -
Summer courses
Full-time
3 weeks
English
Campus