First level courses (Undergraduate)
Världens eko 7.5hp - a basic introduction course to sustainable development in Swedish
Stockholm Business School offers a Bachelor programme in Business, Ethics and Sustainability to which the SRC is contributing the following independent courses:
- Sustainability Science I 15 hp. This course lays the foundations of sustainability, presents key debates, and explores ways forward, with a particular emphasis on business and sustainable development.
- Sustainability Science II 15 hp. The course advances the knowledge and skills gained during Sustainability Science I, and introduces resilience thinking for sustainable development, and discusses "corporate biosphere stewardship".
Ekologisk ekonomi 7.5hp. The purpose of this course is to clarify which tools are avaiable within national economics (environmental economics) and ecological economics to promote a transformation of our global economic system. The course is given in Swedish and hosted at the Department of Physical Geography while mostly run by SRC staff.
Second level courses (Graduate)
Students can take two of courses on the Master programme in Social-Ecological Resilience for Sustainable Development as independent courses:
- Social-Ecological Systems: Challenges and Approaches 15 hp
- Systems Theory and Resilience Thinking 15 hp
Internship (Traineeship course or Thesis supervision)
It is possible to do an internship at the Stockholm Resilience Centre if you seek supervision for a thesis project or a traineeship course as part of your degree. Unpaid work experience in general cannot be accommodated though. If you would like to do an internship at the SRC, please contact the person(s) that you are interested in working with directly. We recommend you provide the following to allow a potential supervisor to see how you can contribute to ongoing activities:
- What topics and activities you are interested in,
- What relevant skills and/ or experience you have,
- What time period you would like to do your internship,
Note: The optional course “Traineeship in Social-Ecological Resilience for Sustainable Development” (7.5 ECTS) is for SERSD Master’s programme students only.
News & events
Research news | 2024-02-20
Having good neighbours and few top predators make predatory fish populations more resilient
A regime shift is gradually spreading through the archipelagos of the Swedish Baltic Sea coast, where shallow bays, previously dominated by pike and perch have one by one become dominated by one of their prey species, the three-spined stickleback.
Research news | 2024-02-08
Eating new plant-based foods can be good for the environment, your health and your economy
Replacing animal-source foods with plant-based alternatives or whole foods decreases environmental impact, meets nutrition recommendations, and can be cost-competitive with the current average Swedish diet
Research news | 2024-01-29
Bird AI and sailing drones – green game changers for marine ecosystems
Groups of guillemots on an island in the Baltic Sea have unknowingly inspired how marine research can be done. Two AI-powered research projects can change how to monitor marine ecosystems – and potentially manage them in real-time
Research news | 2024-01-24
Centralised social networks can hinder innovation by making decision-making too similar
Social systems where influence is centred around one or two individuals can lead to pack mentality and groupthink in farming communities
Research news | 2024-01-23
Planetary Commons: Fostering global cooperation to safeguard critical Earth system functions
We should look at tipping elements of the Earth system as global commons, argue researchers in a new paper published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Research news | 2024-01-22
Soy: A world journey from success to uncertainty
From a bean valued for its multitude of functions in ancient China to one of the most traded agricultural commodities of the modern world: the soybean has gone through dramatic changes throughout the millennia.