Master Programme in Sustainable Development: Introduction to Interdisciplinary Science

MSD Intro

Roll call and course introduction
Monday September 1 at 10.15 in Ekman Lecture Hall, EBC, Norbyvägen 14. Map: The same morning at 9.00-10.00 study counsellor and former MSD-student Sebastian Welling welcomes you with "fika" (coffee, tea, and more) in CEMUS Lab/Library/Lounge, map can be found here:

About the course
The course is given September 1-18 and is worth 5 credits. It's built upon active student participation and a co-creative process of learning and teaching. You can read more about CEMUS educational model at and Uppsala University's guidelines for students and teachers "Teaching and Learning at Uppsala University". The master programme is hosted by the Department of Earth Sciences at Uppsala University in collaboration with the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SLU.

Learning outcomes from the course syllabus.
On completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • gather and compile relevant scientific literature in printed and digital form;
  • use scientific literature according to different disciplinary and interdisciplinary traditions and work methods;
  • define and evaluate ethical questions with relevance for sustainable development;
  • analyse scientific concepts and their field of use;
  • scientifically communicate in spoken and written form, within and between different scientific areas.

Contact us at jakob.grandin[a] and daniel.mossberg[at] with your course specific questions. Questions concerning the programme should be sent to susdev[a]

A warm welcome to the MSD Intro course at CEMUS!

Jakob Grandin
Educational Coordinator CEMUS

Daniel Mossberg
Director of Studies CSD/CEMUS & Acting Programme Director CEMUS

Self-study week 36                Self-study week 37

Student-led re/conference: Sustainabilities possibilities

Access conference program, tweets and the reports here:

Conference building blocks

Here are some resources for creating a dynamic conference:


More resources will be added shortly.

Have a nice weekend!

Slides from Academic Debate 1

Jakob's presentation from Academic Debate 1 (on Education for Sustainable Development, pluralism etc), is available here:

Dvalin room, VHC, at SLU for Per Bergs session on Thursday

For Per Bergs lecture, workshop on Thursday September 11, you will be in Dvalin room, Centre for Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science, VHC, SLU, building 5, level 2, room number 52123.

VHC, SLU, Ulls väg 26, Uppsala, map:

Dvalin room: