Environmental Economics and Ecological Economics, 10 credits

Academic year 2023/2024

  • Autumn 2023, 100%, Campus

    Start date: 21 November 2023

    End date: 14 January 2024

    Application deadline: 17 April 2023

    Application code: UU-18200 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Visby

    Selection: Higher education credits (maximum 165 credits)

    Registration: 30 October 2023 – 20 November 2023

Entry requirements: 30 credits in environmental science, biology, earth science, geography, social geography, national economics, sustainable energy transition or business.


If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 21,667

Tuition fee, total: SEK 21,667

About the course

The course covers multi-disciplinary approaches to the ecological, economic and social dimensions of sustainable development. Natural resources, ecosystem services and planetary boundaries in relation to economic growth and sustainable development. Sustainability indicators. Eco-labelling. Economic explanations to and solutions for environmental problems. Environmental economic valuation methods.

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Department of Earth Sciences

Geocentrum, Villavägen 16 752 36 Uppsala

Villavägen 16, 752 36 UPPSALA

Ylva Anderberg, Study Administation

Email: studentservice-cg@uu.se

Telephone: +46 498 10 82 41