934005 Campus of Change - Sustainable society in times of climate crisis

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Schinegger, Rafaela , Radinger-Peer, Verena , Melcher, Andreas
Offered in
Sommersemester 2024
Languages of instruction


Do you want to understand how universities can make a decisive contribution to tackling the climate crisis?
Would you like to learn in a interdisciplinary environment how research, teaching and action intertwine to
create sustainable change? Then this austrian wide lecture series is for you!
This lecture series will explore the role of higher education institutions in times of climate crisis and in light
of the resulting societal problems from a transdisciplinary perspective. What obligations does a university
have in supporting the transformation of society? What can higher education institutions do to help with
current societal problems?
In the summer semester 2024, UniNEtZ and the ÖH Bundesvertretung will present a unique lecture series
that will connect you and your university with universities from all over Austria via live stream. In six
captivating topic blocks, you will not only develop a sound understanding of the climate crisis, but also
reflect on how universities can fulfill their social responsibility. Take this opportunity not only to acquire
exciting content and knowledge, but also to exchange with students from a wide range of disciplines from
all over Austria.

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Students know about the status quo, problems and solutions for socio-ecological transformation. In addition,
students understand the challenges of different disciplines and can understand interrelationships.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.