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About the Course

This course looks at where important materials in products we use every day come from and how these materials can be used more efficiently, longer, and in closed loops. This is the aim of the Circular Economy, but it doesn’t happen on its own. It is the result of choices and strategies by suppliers, designers, businesses, policymakers and all of us as consumers. In addition to providing many cases of managing materials for sustainability, the course also teaches skills and tools for analyzing circular business models and promotes development of your own ideas to become more involved in the transition to a Circular Economy. You will learn from expert researchers and practitioners from around Europe as they explain core elements and challenges in the transition to a circular economy over the course of 5 modules: Module 1: Materials. This module explores where materials come from, and builds a rationale for why society needs more circularity. Module 2: Circular Business Models. In this module circular business models are explored in-depth and a range of ways for business to create economic and social value are discussed. Module 3: Circular Design, Innovation and Assessment. This module presents topics like functional materials and eco-design as well as methods to assess environmental impacts. Module 4: Policies and Networks. This module explores the role of governments and networks and how policies and sharing best practices can enable the circular economy. Module 5: Circular Societies. This module examines new norms, forms of engagement, social systems, and institutions, needed by the circular economy and how we, as individuals, can help society become more circular. This course is brought to you by: LUND UNIVERSITY INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR INDUSTRIAL ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS (IIIEE) EIT RAWMATERIALS VITO GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF DENMARK AND GREENLAND NATIONAL TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS GHENT UNIVERSITY DELFT UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY...

Top reviews

MB
May 7, 2020

A great, detailed and informative course that I enjoyed learning about. Lund University you can do no wrong, from my semester spent on exchange in Lund to engaging with this fantastic MOOC! Thank you!

JE
Apr 19, 2020

Great course!\n\nSuper interesting and very accessible language. It's a good entrance door to keep learning about this really important topics.\n\nThanks for giving us the chance to have it for free.

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By Aurelie L

Feb 22, 2021

Really interesting course, very informative and well structured.

By Alan B

Sep 3, 2020

I found the course very relevant and user friendly. Thank You!

By Jose C L G

Jun 27, 2019

Really helpful and great material. A highly recommended course.

By Waquar A

Sep 30, 2021

This circular economy is very usefull in our daily buissiness.

By Subindas M M

Jun 25, 2021

A​mazing course. it will benefit my personal and official life

By Mahdi H A

Sep 5, 2020

Excellent concepts, education quality and learning experience.

By Kevin W

Sep 5, 2020

Really appreciated the biz. model exercises with Caterpillar.

By David E C A

May 2, 2020

Really good study material, liked the content and activities.

By Tefang L

Feb 25, 2020

Very practical and well-organized course! Thank you so much!

By Eva G

Nov 26, 2019

An eye operera eventuell for them with eyes aldready opened.

By Sérgio A T

Jun 15, 2021

Fiquei muito satisfeito com a qualidade e dinâmica do curso

By Kwankamol C

Jun 2, 2021

Well organized and insightful course about circular economy

By Amardeep B

May 26, 2020

one of the best courses taken till date! inspired for life.

By Stacey K

Dec 24, 2019

excellent course to get the foundation of circular economy

By Juan d l G

Oct 18, 2021

Very good training and and many useful things are learned

By esam a

May 4, 2021

excellent material and professional speech and material

By Dominik S

Feb 23, 2021

Great insights, complex topics made easy-to-understand

By Elvira M B M

Jan 5, 2020

Loved it !! This curse should be taken by everyone !!!

By Silvia F E

May 15, 2021

The course is well structured and easy to understand.

By Ana C D

May 3, 2020

A great way to start learning about circular economy!

By Zammal A

Oct 13, 2021

excellent course with the right amount of knowledge.

By Filippo F

May 1, 2020

Very interesting course, congratulation and thanks!!

By Victor J C R

Aug 20, 2021

Great course if your are beginner in these subjects

By Majwel A A D

Dec 16, 2020

The course was an excellent and very well prepared.

By melissa B

Nov 12, 2019

great course, lots of practical tools and content.