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International Climate Engagement

  • Swarthmore College (PA)

Project Name: International Climate Engagement Name: Alfi Muhamad Project Mentor: Carr Everbach Faculty Advisor: Carol Nackenoff Project board members: Joy Charlton, Melissa Tier, Kyle Richmond-Crosset, Elizabeth Drake, Clare Hyre, Chris ...


Sustainable economic development in higher education institutions: A global analysis within the SDGs framework

  • Universidad de Almería (Almeria)

Universities must focus their efforts on being economically competitive without harming the chances of being sustainable. The study of sustainable economic development (SED) of higher education institutions (HEIs) has experienced ...

  • Posted April 21, 2021
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Developing a Practical Framework of Sustainability Indicators Relevant to All Higher Education Institutions to Enable Meaningful International Rankings

  • University of Limerick

Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) sustainability assessments are receiving significant attention in the academic literature, with ever more complex grading and ranking systems being developed. This paper aims to provide national ...

  • Posted April 8, 2021
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Infusing the UN Sustainable Development Goals into a global learning initiative

  • Pennsylvania State University (PA)
  • University of North Texas (TX)
  • University of South Florida (FL)

The Global Citizens Project (GCP) is a university-wide global learning initiative at the University of South Florida, aimed at enhancing undergraduate students’ global competencies through curricular and co-curricular experiences. The ...

  • Posted April 8, 2021
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Sustainability in Higher Education: What More Can Universities Do?

  • QS Quacquarelli Symonds

This report details the key findings from the QS Environmental Concerns Survey conducted in August 2019. The survey - which was completed by more than 3,700 prospective international students looking ...


Engendering sustainable development competencies in higher education: The case of Egypt

  • Zayed University
  • Cairo University

Higher Education Institutions are a crucial player in achieving the international 2030 sustainable development agenda on the national levels. This study examines the role that Cairo University plays in promoting ...


Envisioning planetary health in every medical curriculum: An international medical student organization’s perspective

  • University Hassan II (Casablanca-Settat)
  • Federal University of Roraima
  • University of Dhaka
  • University of Khartoum
  • International Federation of Medical Students' Associations
  • University of Delhi (Delhi)
  • University Tunis El Manar (El Omrane Superieur)
  • University of Barcelona

Background With deteriorating ecosystems, the health of mankind is at risk. Future health care professionals must be trained to recognize the interdependence of health and ecosystems to address the needs ...


Building an environmentally accountable medical curriculum through international collaboration

  • University of Tasmania
  • University of Hull
  • University of Cape Town
  • University of British Columbia (BC)
  • University of East Anglia
  • Georgetown University (DC)
  • University of Edinburgh
  • Aarhus University
  • University of Melbourne (Victoria)

Background: Global environmental change is associated with significant health threats. The medical profession can address this challenge through advocacy, health system adaptation and workforce preparedness. Stewardship of health systems with ...


Geography: Global Studies (BS)

  • Slippery Rock University (PA)

The Global Studies program at Slippery Rock University teaches students how social and cultural practices shape the natural environment.

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Sustainable Solutions for the Developing World Minor

  • Clarkson University (NY)

A minor in sustainable solutions seeks to employ humanitarian principles to sustainable solutions that address the conflict that often occurs in the developing world between economic development and environmental justice ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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International Agriculture & Rural Development (BS)

  • Cornell University (NY)

The International Agriculture and Rural Development (IARD) major is designed for students who are interested in tackling the unique and interdisciplinary issues associated with food systems and rural development in ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Developmental Sociology (BS)

  • Cornell University (NY)

Students majoring in Development Sociology gain an understanding in societal development and factors to solve social problems, both local and global. Students are provided close mentorship and opportunities for active ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Global Development (MPS)

  • Cornell University (NY)

The Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Global Development (GD) is a one-year, interdisciplinary graduate-level degree program combining a flexible course-based curriculum with a capstone or problem-solving project. The program ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Global Poverty Minor

  • University of Maryland, College Park (MD)

Students will discover how incentives, resources, and social and political institutions influence the incidence of poverty across and within countries. Students in the minor will explore the relationships between poverty ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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International Agriculture and Natural Resources Certificate

  • University of Maryland, College Park (MD)

In this certificate program, students will relate their disciplinary knowledge and technical skills to global agriculture and natural resources issues, beclome familiar with a foreign language, study abroad, and learn ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Global Studies (BA)

  • San Jose State University (CA)

Global Studies, offered by SJSU’s Department of Environmental Studies, is an interdisciplinary program that encourages students to look at the world holistically. The tremendous international migrations of people, movements ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Global Studies Minor

  • San Jose State University (CA)

SJSU’s Department of Environmental Studies offers the Minor in Global Studies as an interdisciplinary program that encourages students to look at the world holistically. The tremendous international migration of ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Global Citizenship Certificate

  • San Jose State University (CA)

Global Citizenship is an interdisciplinary certificate program, offered by the Department of Environmental Studies, intended to assist students and members of the non-student community in understanding the interconnectedness of peoples ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Centre for Collaborative Learning for Sustainable Development (CCL)

  • Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences

The Centre for Collaborative Learning for Sustainable Development (CCL) is a research and learning centre based at Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences. The Centre holds the UNESCO Chair on ...

  • Posted Sept. 22, 2020
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STARS Aligned: Using the Sustainability Tracking Assessment & Rating System to Report on Contributions to the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals

  • AASHE (PA)

This guide demonstrates how institutions can use the Sustainability Tracking Assessment & Rating System (STARS) to report on their contributions to the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals.

  • Posted July 13, 2020
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Sustainable engineering master module – insights from three cohorts of European engineering team

  • Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • Polytechnic University of Milan
  • Technische Universität Berlin (Berlin)
  • Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology (Berlin)
  • Warsaw University of Technology

Mobility and transnational migration are current social developments among the population of the European Union. These developments in both society-at-large and companies, linked to the challenges of sustainability, lead to ...


Building campus capacity for the SDGs: a case study of the SDG Summit conference

  • University of Calgary (AB)

The SDG Summit is an annual training conference at the University of Calgary that is focused on engaging youth with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) through immersive opportunities for learning ...


Barriers to innovation and sustainability in universities: an international comparison

  • University of Passo Fundo
  • Universidade federal de Santa Maria
  • Universidade Federal do Pampa (RS)

Purpose Sustainability has become a global concern to deal with complex and unprecedent survival, social, political and peace issues. Higher education institutions play a key role in this transformation. This ...


International Perspectives on Green and Sustainable Chemistry Education via Systems Thinking

  • Universidad de Córdoba

Various international perspectives from selected regions where substantial work is being done on green and sustainable chemistry education emphasize a systems thinking framework. Common to most of the perspectives is ...


Integrating sustainability in higher planning education through international cooperation: Assessment of a pedagogical model and learning outcomes from the students’ perspective

  • University of Belgrade
  • University of Stuttgart (Stuttgart)

Purpose This paper aims to supplement existing research on a joint approach to integrate sustainability into higher planning education (HPE) by facilitating an international transformative learning process. It looks at ...

  • Posted March 5, 2020
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Global Justice & Human Rights Specialization, Global Governance (PhD)

  • Wilfrid Laurier University (ON)
  • University of Waterloo (ON)

This field is concerned with the study of the relationship between global governance and issues of global justice and human rights. Courses in this stream explore themes such as: the ...

  • Posted Dec. 23, 2019
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Global Environment Specialization, Global Governance (PhD)

  • Wilfrid Laurier University (ON)
  • University of Waterloo (ON)

This field is concerned with the global governance of environmental issues. Courses in this stream examine contemporary dilemmas relating to the ways in which environmental challenges are being addressed and ...

  • Posted Dec. 23, 2019
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Food Systems Down Under: Lessons from the Australian Context and The Fair Food Challenge

  • University of Melbourne (Victoria)

This presentation will look at action in campus food systems in Australian universities. Australia has been slow to adopt action in campus foodscape transformation and there have been recent advancements ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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Teaching Water Sustainability Through Regional and Global Studies at the University of Pittsburgh

  • University of Pittsburgh (PA)

The poster exhibits a multidisciplinary approach to understanding water equity and sustainability in the understudied region of Central Eurasia. The effort is led by faculty from the University of Pittsburgh ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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Comparing Environmental Literacy of U.S. University Freshmen With Incoming International Students

  • Pittsburg State University (KS)

Since 2014, Pittsburg State University (a regional institution in southeast Kansas), has administered a survey to measure environmental literacy, pro-social environmental behaviors, and issue involvement of all incoming freshman as ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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Grading practices of international instructors at research universities

  • University of Missouri (MO)

This project contributes to the literature on diversity management at universities through the examination of differences in grading practices between international and domestic instructors. Like incoming international students, international instructors ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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International Networking Meeting 2019

  • Georgia Institute of Technology (GA)
  • Portland Community College (OR)

Members of the international community and anyone interested in international issues or collaboration are invited to join in a networking meeting to share resources, challenges, and ideas from our countries ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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Applied Community Development (MA)

  • Future Generations University (WV)

Future Generations University Promotes Research Learning and Action for Inclusive and Sustainable Change Worldwide. The university offers a program in applied community development with a flexible learning environment. Students choose ...

  • Posted Nov. 6, 2019
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Global Citizenship Certificate

  • Florida State University (FL)

The Center for Global Engagement Global Citizenship Certificate prepares students to be global citizens regardless of their major. Students take four courses in diversity, politics and religion, global social and ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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Development Studies (BA)

  • University of Calgary (AB)

Development Studies scholars ask questions such as: How do we define human rights? What does it mean for a country to ‘develop’? How is the global community interconnected?

Development Studies ...

  • Posted Aug. 2, 2019
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International Development and Food Policy (BSc)

  • University College Cork - National University of Ireland, Cork (Co. Cork)

The BSc International Development and Food Policy is the first undergraduate programme in Ireland to have a primary focus on international development, particularly on the countries of the global south ...

  • Posted May 5, 2019
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International Energy, Environment and Technology Specialization in Global Policy Studies (MGPS)

  • University of Texas at Austin (TX)

Each student in the Master of Global Policy Studies program must select a specialization, which consists of 15 credits (usually five three-credit courses) that fit together to give the student ...

  • Posted May 5, 2019
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Global Energy, International Arbitration & Environmental Law Concentration (LLM)

  • University of Texas at Austin (TX)

The University of Texas at Austin's School of Law has created the Master of Laws (LL.M.) Concentration in Global Energy, International Arbitration & Environmental Law to catalyze the ...

  • Posted May 5, 2019
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International perspectives on the pedagogy of climate change

  • Purchase College - State University of New York (NY)
  • University of Massachusetts Lowell (MA)
  • Prince Sultan University (Riyadh)
  • Universidad de Sonora (Sonora)
  • University of Applied Sciences Zittau/Görlitz

Education is key to the advancement of environmental sustainability. Climate change education is a complex topic where a number of factors play key roles. One such factor, namely the ongoing ...

  • Posted April 29, 2019
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The sustainability of international higher education: Student mobility and global climate change

  • University of Bath

Much literature discusses higher education as an agent for sustainable development, but the extent to which higher education contributes to unsustainable economic and social systems receives less attention. This paper ...

  • Posted March 15, 2019
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Global Studies (PhD)

  • University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)

The PhD Program is a stand-alone degree (approximately 5-6 years). It provides an interdisciplinary degree for the study of global issues such as conflict, immigration, human rights, environment, and sustainable ...

  • Posted Dec. 13, 2018
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International Studies Globilization & Sustainability Concentration (BA)

  • Dickinson College (PA)

International Studies is an interdisciplinary major that seeks to help students attain a well-rounded understanding of global developments and trends and to prepare them to succeed in the globalized world ...

  • Posted Nov. 20, 2018
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China Focus - Middlebury's Global Partnership for Sustainability and University of Minnesota's Environment and Cultural Diversity

  • Middlebury College (VT)
  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)

This session, in a case study format, presents the driving motivations, objectives, current status and challenges of 1) Middelbury's Global Partnerships for Sustainability project in China and 2) the ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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International Networking Meeting

  • Portland Community College (OR)
  • AASHE (PA)

Members of the international community who are attending the AASHE conference and those who are interested in international issues are invited to join in a networking meeting to share resources ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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Advocacy for the Global Goals

  • United Nations Foundation (NY)

Be an advocate for the UN and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals in your community! Learn advocacy strategies from the United Nations Association-USA (UNA-USA) to creatively engage with community partners ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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United Nations Association Campus Network

  • United Nations Foundation (NY)

Advance the UN's Sustainable Development Goals on your campus through the United Nations Association of the United States (UNA-USA) campus network. Learn about how to bring innovative SDG programming ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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Countdown to Nowruz 2018

  • Pennsylvania State University (PA)

The development of sustainability-focused homes on the campuses of college and universities has the potential to have significant and profound impacts on the teaching, research, and service missions of these ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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International Development, Energy and Environment (MA)

  • University of Pittsburgh (PA)

Energy and Environment explores the politics and policies of the worldwide energy industry, examining ways to meet global energy needs in a sustainable, environmentally conscious way. Graduate School of Public ...

  • Posted Oct. 23, 2018
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International Affairs - International Environmental Studies Concentration (BA)

  • George Washington University (DC)

This concentration in the Elliott School of International Affairs offers a multidisciplinary exploration of international environmental challenges by examining such issues as sustainable development in relation to the environment, climate ...

  • Posted Oct. 15, 2018
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Environmental Sustainability and Global Health Concentration, International Studies

  • American University (DC)

The Environmental Sustainability and Global Health Thematic Area introduces students to the socio-political dynamics of global health and environmental affairs. Students explore the multiple causes and consequences of environmental harm ...

  • Posted Oct. 10, 2018
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