Global Issues II

30 credits

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.


Linnaeus University’s campus is located roughly 15 minutes with bicycle from the city centre. Campus is like a small society in its own right, with the university, student accommodation and student life all in one place. Everything happens on campus – here you become part of a creative knowledge environment and an eventful student life.

What will you find when exploring Växjö? There is a great selection of restaurants and cosy cafés. There is a large lake in the city centre, beautiful nature is always nearby. Many students enjoy the combination of the city centre in Växjö and life on campus. This is where your dream of the future begins!