BENY2021 Introduction to planetary well-being

01.09.2023 31.08.2024
Online Courses
Free of charge
Open University

The course explores the global environmental crises of climate change and biodiversity loss, their causes and historical development pathways. The course will also explore international agreements on sustainable development and environmental and nature conservation, the global challenges in achieving sustainable development, and the concept of planetary well-being.

Credits: 1 ects

Registration requires a valid passport or an EU identity card, or a Finnish bank ID (verkkopankkitunnukset). Please read our registration guide before starting.

Course information:

  • Workload: ca. 27 h
  • EQF level: 6
  • Assesment scale: 0–5
  • Prerequisites: none

This is an independent Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). You will learn about the global sustainability problems and familiarize yourself with the concept of planetary well-being. Deadline for the tasks is August 31th 2024.

The course is available in the JYU Online Courses -learning platform: The direct link to the course page will be shown after your registration.


01.09.2023  -  14.08.2024