• Climate Change and Blue Growth

    The course addresses the challenges of climate change for oceans and coastal areas. It presents ecosystem-based approaches for coastal planning and current good practices for the protection of biodiversity. It also gives examples of new employment opportunities within the framework of Blue Growth strategies and highlights ways in which we can achieve a sustainable future for our oceans and seas.

    Start date: 06-07-2020
    Self enrolment
  • Bio-Tourism

    Environmentally friendly tourism, suggestions for cultural tourism and environmental hotel management. Topics include: The development of tourism; the concept of biotourism; Environmental capacity building and job opportunities in biotourism; Environmental education and biotourism; Environmental biotourism; Biodiversity and biotourism; Geotourism; Agrotourism and rural development.

    Start date: 19-11-2020
    Self enrolment
  • Green Salary – Achieving Climate Resilient Cities

    The course address issues of urbanization and climate change, provides information on green buildings, urban agriculture, and best practices for urban renewal, gives examples of green jobs in the building and transportation sector, and highlights ways in which green cities can generate employment opportunities.

    Start date: 12-12-2020
    Self enrolment
  • Sustainable Forest Protection and Management

    International and European Union environmental policy and legislation, international treaties and environmental action. Topics include: The forest environment; Forest soils and landscape; The evolution of forestry; Forest health; Maintaining and regenerating forests; Woodland planting and establishment; Forest economics and rural development; Principles of forest management; Challenges and emerging issues for the world’s forests.

    Start date: 13-12-2020
    Self enrolment
  • Food and Agriculture for Climate Change Mitigation

    Agriculture and the environment, water and soils, chemicals and biotechnology, population growth, hunger, introduction to the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy. Topics include: Agriculture and the environment; Land use, soil quality and water in agriculture; Agricultural waste management; Quality and safety in food and agricultural products; Biotechnology – benefits and dangers; Organic agriculture and farming; Rural development; The EU’s Common Agricultural Policy; Food security and environmental sustainability – directions for the future.

    Start date: 16-12-2020
    Self enrolment
  • Bio-Architecture and Urban Planning

    Environmental models in architecture, energy efficient buildings, and environmentally responsible urban planning. Topics include: Biopolis – restoring nature and culture to the city; Land management and urban ecology; Water and waste management;Mobility and urban transport; Economy and capacity building; Employment and education; Social welfare, demographics and security; Urban health, accessibility and social integration; On the road to Zero-Emission Cities – Green Building and Sustainable urbanization.

    Start date: 19-12-2020
    Self enrolment
  • Bio-Assessment of Technology

    Tools and methods for pollution abatement, cleaner production, pollution prevention and recycling. Topics include: Global climate change and the greenhouse effect; Managing air pollution; Non-polluting energy sources; Energy conservation; Detecting and measuring air pollution; Water pollution; Dealing with oil spill accidents; Monitoring water pollution; Decontamination of drinking water; Pollution from heavy metals and how to deal with it; Sewage and wastewater treatment technology.

    Start date: 19-12-2020
    Self enrolment
  • Bio-Ethics

    Ethical issues related to the respect for life, genetic engineering, cloning, stem cells, environmental degradation, and animal rights. Topics include: Biopolitics – the new ethics for survival; Towards a universal understanding of bio-ethics; Professional and business codes of ethics; Ethics related to issues of human biology; Animal rights; Environmental ethics.

    Start date: 19-12-2020
    Self enrolment
  • Biopolis – Sustainable Urban Development

    With rates of urbanization increasing and per capita energy consumption on the rise, cities and towns around the world are an important part of the climate change problem, and they can be an important part of the solution as well. Cities represent the most materialized form of society’s interaction with the natural environment. As such, an environment-friendly urban policy plays a crucial part in preventing environmental deterioration and in maintaining and promoting bios.

    Start date: 19-12-2020
    Self enrolment
  • Environmental Legislation

    International and European Union environmental policy and legislation, international treaties and environmental action. Topics include: Current status of international environmental law; Principles of international environmental law; Introduction to the European Community Law; Community law and national law; Historical analysis of the Community environmental policy and institutional enforcement of environmental protection; The role of the Commission in the environmental policy of the Community; Community environmental policy – freedom of access to information and environmental impact assessment; Community environmental policy – nature; Community environmental policy – solid waste management; Community environmental policy – chemicals and biotechnology, environment and industry, and radiation protection; the future of environmental protection in the EU.

    Start date: 19-12-2020
    Self enrolment
  • Health and the Environment

    Environmental quality and public health, pollution threats to health, risks and benefits of biotechnology, quality of life. Topics include: Sources of air pollution; Components of air pollution; Health effects of air pollution; Indoor air pollution; Global warming; Acid rain; Controlling air pollution; Point and non-point sources of water pollution; Components of water pollution; Organic wastes, nutrients and bio-stimulants, and pathogens; Health problems related to water pollution; Sources of soil contamination; Health implications of pesticide use; Chemicals in food; Toxics in the environment; Food safety and the World Health Organisation; Noise pollution; Health effects of noise; Effects of radiation on health; Cancer and radiation; Electromagnetic fields; Health and biotechnology; Genetically-altered crops; Genetic engineering.

    Start date: 19-12-2020
    Self enrolment
  • Natural Resources – Soil and Water

    Soil quality and characteristics; Soil degradation; Erosion and loss of fertility; Controlling soil degradation; Institutional provisions for protecting soils; Water pollution and contamination; Point and non-point sources of water pollution; Health problems related to water pollution; Hydropower and energy from water – implications and prospects.

    Start date: 19-12-2020
    Self enrolment
  • People with a Disability in Modern Society

    Highlights the problems of the disabled in society and identifies measures to improve accessibility. Includes suggestions for infrastructure with input from the Athens 2004 Paralympics Committee.

    Start date: 19-12-2020
    Self enrolment
  • Renewable Energy Sources

    Renewable energy sources, clean energy, models for energy savings through wind, solar, biomass and other sources. Topics include: Solar energy; Wind energy; Geothermal energy; Biomass; Hydropowe; Hydrogen energy; Ocean energy; Nuclear fusion; Prospects for renewable energy in the European Union.

    Start date: 19-12-2020
    Self enrolment
  • Sustainable Agricultural Production – The Case of Montenegro

    Protection of water resources; Soil quality management; Sustainable forest protection and management; Sustainable agriculture.

    Start date: 19-12-2020
    Self enrolment
  • Environmental Education for Sustainable Development in Turkey

    Module 1. Sustainable Agricultural Development; Module 2. Bio-Economics; Module 3. Natural Resources – Soil and Water; Module 4. Environment and Health; Module 5. Clean and Renewable Energy

    Start date: 19-12-2020
    Self enrolment
  • Green Salary – – Business Management for Climate Change Mitigation

    The course provides an introduction to issues of biopolicy and employment in climate change mitigation, and aims to help students understand how these issues apply to current and future business management practices.

    Start date: 29-12-2020
    Self enrolment