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Collaborative Environmental Governance in the Arctic

  • Number of credits 15 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2021

About the course

The course aims to analyze and problematize how society should be organized and managed for sustainable development in the Arctic, and to deepen the knowledge in political science perspectives on environmental and natural resource management. Policies are analyzed at national, EU and global level focusing on implementing processes. The course provides skills and knowledge for work at various administrative levels in Sweden and internationally and prepares for further study at postgraduate level.

Application and eligibility

Collaborative Environmental Governance in the Arctic, 15 hp

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Spring Term 2021 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


24 March 2021


6 June 2021

Study location




Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

90 credits in the main area Political Science or Peace and Conflict Studies or equivalent, including a thesis, or equivalent through another education and work experience in the field. Proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies and English equivalent to Swedish Upper Secondary course English A. Proficiency in Swedish only required where the language of instruction is Swedish.


Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code



Online applications are now open. You will be transferred to Application deadline is 15 October 2020.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

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Tuition fee, first instalment


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Course is given by
Department of Political Science
Contact person for the course is:
Study Advisor