Global Issues II

30 credits

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This course is divided into 4 Modules: Global Labour Migration – Gender, Class, Ethnicity; Culture and Interpersonal Interaction; Global Environmental Issues; Global Governance and International Organizations. After completing this semester, participants will be able to comprehend the theoretical and empirical notions of global issues, in particular issues such as culture, identity and migration. The student will also be able to comprehend labour migration as a truly international phenomenon, to compare

its impact on various countries all over the world, and to analyze the situation of different categories of migrants. To discuss and define these issues as concepts and phenomenons and to identifiy these global issues in our contemporary world is also expected learning outcomes.

The course is taught in English.


Roughly 15 minutes with a bike from the city centre, you will find Linnaeus University’s campus. It is like a small society with the university, student accommodation, and student life. Here you become part of a creative knowledge environment.

What will you come across on an excursion in Växjö – the city of contrasts? You will find good restaurants, a celebrated hockey team, and cozy cafés where you can enjoy a latte with lingonberry flavour. In Växjö, beautiful nature is always just around the corner; the city is surrounded by lakes and forests. Students like the combination of the city centre and the active student life on campus. Your dream of the future starts here!

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