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About the Course

How can we shape our urban development towards sustainable and prosperous futures? This course explores sustainable cities as engines for greening the economy in Europe and around the world. We place cities in the context of sustainable urban transformation and climate change. We connect the key trends of urbanization, decarbonisation and sustainability. We examine how visions, experiments and innovations can transform urban areas. And we look at practices (what is happening in cities at present) and opportunities (what are the possibilities for cities going forwards into the future). This course was launched in January 2016, and it was updated in September 2021 with new podcasts, films and publications. The course is produced by Lund University in cooperation with WWF and ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability who work with creating sustainable cities. The course features researchers, practitioners and entrepreneurs from a range organisations....

Top reviews

Sep 28, 2019

This course has been approached not just for academic purpose but also it is a moral oligation to carry forward what has been taught. I thank the authorities and faculties who have made presentations.

Mar 14, 2019

Really interesting course. I recommend it for all people who want to now how are cities need to act for sustainable development of our cities, how to prevent earth from fast increasing c02 footprint.

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By Albert M B

Jun 3, 2020

It should have a new update at 2020, the global pandemia has changed some things.

By Luis P

May 4, 2020

Good introduction and overview of sustainable cities and their desired end goals.

By Ryan F

Dec 10, 2017

Readings could have included more journal/news articles vs academic dry content.

By Eloïse G

Nov 18, 2016

very interesting, with a lot of great examples of what is done around the world.


Apr 14, 2020

It was a nice experience and content. The course was designed in a smart way.

By Lau A

Dec 4, 2016

Very insightful, great lectures, challenging assignments. Highly recommended.

By Daniel Q

Sep 8, 2020

Its an easy and interesting approach of how to make more green our cities :)

By Jesse T

Sep 17, 2017

This course offers many external readings to accommodate the video lectures.

By Philip M

Dec 15, 2020

More examples from outside Scandinavia would be helpful (if they exist!)

By Michael E

May 1, 2020

A really interesting, well presented course about an important subject.

By Deleted A

Nov 4, 2018

I would like to recieve feedback from professor in the debate sections.

By roisin m

Jun 8, 2020

Great course content and reading materials are all easily accessible

By Dimitrios D

Sep 4, 2020

Maybe a little short to cover the subject matter being discussed.

By Marisa J K

May 10, 2020

A lot of valuable information and interesting content! Thank you!

By Stu Y

Feb 6, 2020

A gentle, easy introduction to a complicated, challenging topic.

By Jorge R

Oct 31, 2018

Good for an Introduction to Sustainability in Urban Areas

By Scott P

Apr 15, 2019

I really enjoyed this class and recommend it to others.

By Kevin S

Jul 11, 2021

Falta mas información, orientar mejor el conocimiento.

By Marta T

May 26, 2020

There where some modules quite redundant.

By Uday S

Apr 25, 2020

very interactive and informative course.

By Zoe W

Nov 13, 2018

could use other types of assessment

By james i

Dec 13, 2017

Could have more technical knowledge

By ankit p

May 5, 2020

Quite a good Learning experience

By Danilo N G

Jun 10, 2017

Wonderful. Thanks so much.

By Fumio S

Jun 30, 2016

I did enjoy this course.