Join in! SGT Programme offers three optional courses each academic year totaling 17 study credits (ECTS) finishing with SGT Studio course with real-life challenges in different parts of the world.
State of the World and Development [2 cr]
This lecture series gives an introduction to the state of the world and development. It highlights the environmental, social and economic aspects of sustainable development and explores the dilemma of development from different perspectives. This series of 10 guest lectures is open for all during Period I (Autumn).
For those aiming to gain 2 study credits, see details and register in Sisu.
Sustainable Built Environment [5 cr]
This course covers fundamentals of basic infrastructures focusing on sustainable technologies, infrastructures and policies aiming for environmentally, culturally and economically more sustainable built environments globally. The key content covers water, energy, waste management, housing, land use, climate change, vulnerability and resilient communities. This course prepares students to the SGT studio and fieldwork. Set of 12 guest lectures & participatory workshops, Period II (Autumn).
See details and register in Sisu.
Sustainable Global Technologies (SGT) Studio [10 cr]
The highlight of the SGT courses. SGT Studio is a co-learning studio course for Master’s and Doctoral students at the Aalto University. During the course students form multidisciplinary teams to carry out projects linked to global development challenges. Assignments are implemented with partners from academia, industries, governmental and civil society organizations and communities in developing and transition countries. Each project team will be mentored by Aalto researchers and practicing professionals. Project-based team work, Periods III-V (Spring).
Call for applications for SGT Studio 2023 will open in September 2022. Follow SGT’s website for more information.