Societal resilience

Online course (7,5 credits), 50% study pace
01 Sep 2020 29 Oct 2020
Target Group
Master students, PhD students
Lund University


  • to provide the students with understanding of society’s challenges and necessary functions for resilience in relation to various events threatening safety and sustainability, as well as ability and approaches to contribute to societal resilience through disaster risk management and climate change adaptation for sustainable development in a changing world.
  • to form a foundation for students interested in research in disaster risk management and climate change adaptation for a safe and sustainable society

The course is designed with particular focus on critical thinking in relation to societal safety and sustainability. It is structured in modules with lectures and seminars or roleplay designed to illuminate central concepts, questions, challenges and functions for societal resilience. The seminars and roleplay follow case studies from countries with different conditions and are based on literature, movies and case study material, as well as specific questions for reflection and dialog.

Certificate/ ECTS:

7,5 ECTS credits



More information can be found on the course web page.

  • Registration

    Registration is open:

    Registration deadline: 20 August of 2020, 8 p.m.

    In case of questions please contact the EUGLOH-team at Lund University: