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.

Växjö – the student city with a living campus

Just south of Växjö’s city centre you will find Linnaeus University’s campus. In Växjö, many students choose to live on campus.

Here you will have five minutes’ walking distance to friends, restaurants, lecture rooms, gym, grocery store, the University Library, nature trails, and student pubs. If you live in another part of Växjö, you can quickly get to the university by bus or bicycle.

With its 90 000 inhabitants, Växjö is one of the fastest growing cities in Sweden. Here you will find the famous Småland entrepreneurship spirit and a lot of companies, for instance within the IT industry – perfect for when you are looking for an internship position or a job. Växjö is also one of Europe’s greenest cities where you have easy access to nature, forest and lakes.

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Build your own degree

Did you know that you can combine single-subject courses to build your own degree? In this way, you can design your own degree based on your interests and the career you are aiming for. Learn more about how you can build your own degree and become unique on the labour market.