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Queen's University
 

oikos Winter School 2009

When: November 15th - 22nd, 2009

Where: University of Witten/Herdecke, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

The oikos Winter School is an annual platform to empower agents for change. The event brings together highly motivated students from around the world in an interactive learning environment on Sustainable Economics and Management. The programme comprises lectures, discussions and project development workshops on sustainability challenges. The event places strong emphasis on insights into institutional change and stakeholder dialogue.  Aimed at undergraduate students of Business Administration and Economics with a proven interest and knowledge in sustainability, the oikos Winter School enables participants to

  • further develop their understanding of global sustainability trends,
  • expand their knowledge about the role of business and economic systems in meeting sustainability challenges,
  • build up expertise in bringing sustainability challenges to the attention of their fellow students and university faculty,
  • design concrete projects in the field of sustainability and integrate the projects into teaching and research at their faculties for Economics and Management.

Please see the oikos web site for more information.

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