Course Schedule


Sustainability Science (Seminar)

Dozent/in: Jörn Fischer

wöchentlich | Montag | 10:15 - 11:45 | 16.10.2023 - 02.02.2024 | C 9.102 Seminarraum

Inhalt: Sustainable use of Earth’s resources in a time of global change is one of the central challenges for humanity in the 21st century. This seminar will be a mixture of lectures and discussion sessions to introduce key issues related to sustainability science for Masters students in this topic. Beginning with an overview of the existing theoretical foundations of sustainability science and research, the seminar deals with the historical development, current challenges and future potential of this research field. Key aspects include an examination of social-ecological systems, sustainable development, and global change. The interaction of disciplinary, interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research in sustainability science and the fundamentals of a problem- and solution-oriented research field are also discussed.