BENY2023 Good life and planetary well-being

01.09.2023 31.08.2024
Online Courses
Free of charge
Open University

The course introduces philosophical perspectives relevant for environmental and sustainability issues and explores visions of good life in the context of planetary well-being. The course explores how societal norms, cultural conceptions, and values relate to achieving sustainability and planetary well-being. Individual values, choices and responsibilities are discussed in relation to broader cultural phenomena and value discussions. The course also explores the interconnectedness of knowledge, values, and action, and discusses environmental emotions.

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) to get you acquainted with the good life from the perspective of planetary well-being. Deadline for the tasks is July 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  -  14.07.2024