Integration of Sustainability in Teaching
As a programme student at Dalarna University, you will throughout your courses be given the chance to reflect on the connections between your future professional life, and environmental and sustainability issues. The university currently offers courses that focus on the subject of sustainability in the fields of construction technology, energy engineering, human geography, business studies and the natural sciences.
Integration of Sustainability in Research
Research when it comes to the important subject of sustainability is fundamental. The aim is to use the results of research so that they can serve the environment in a positive way.
These are the six prioritised research profiles at Dalarna University:
- Complex Systems - Microdata Analysis
- Education and Learning
- Energy and Built Environments
- Health and Welfare
- Intercultural Studies
- Steel Forming and Surface Engineering
These research profiles work towards sustainable development with respect to ecological, economic and social sustainability, meaning that current and future generations can be assured a healthy and sound environment, economic and social well-being, and social equality.
Award for Best Degree Thesis
Each year, the Environmental Advisory Board at Dalarna University awards a monetary prize to a student who shows in his/her thesis a dedication to sustainable development. See Award for Best Thesis: Theme - Sustainable Development (webpage).