The Law of Sustainable Development

15 credits

This course provides an overview of policy and law regarding sustainable development. The course begins with the study and analysis of the concept ‘sustainable development’ and its development over time in international agreements. In connection to this, the course covers principles of international law related to sustainable development. The focus then shifts to cover practical aspects of sustainable development. The implementation of international agreements and the issue of how to distribute responsibility between states, business corporations and consumers are examples of topics for discussion.


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!