Environmental and Climate Change, 10 credits

Academic year 2022/2023

  • Spring 2023, 100%, Campus

    Start date: 16 January 2023

    End date: 26 February 2023

    Application deadline: 17 October 2022

    Application code: UU-68222 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Visby

    Selection: Higher education credits (maximum 165 credits)

    Registration: 22 December 2022 – 15 January 2023

Entry requirements: 15 credits in environmental science, earth science or biology alternatively participation in 15 credits in sustainable energy transition.


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 inspects environmental and climate change during the latest glacial period (ca. 100,000 years before present). Natural environmental records as well as vegetation and landscape development over time are studied as evidence for environmental and climate change. Influence of man's activities on terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems with focus on environmental contaminants and also contaminated soil and water.

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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