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Independent courses

First level courses (Undergraduate)

Världens eko 7.5 hp
Världens Eko is an orientation course on sustainable development and global change. The course is taught in Swedish.

Second level courses (Graduate)

Introduction to Sustainability Science 7.5 hp

Students can also take courses from the Master programme Social-Ecological Resilience for Sustainable Development as independent courses:

Leadership course

BALTICLEAD is a leadership programme designed for system entrepreneurship and transformations to sustainability in the Baltic Sea region and Eastern Europe. It is a joint initiative between Stockholm Resilience Centre and the Swedish Institute.

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC)

Planetary boundaries and human opportunities
This course gives participants an overview of emerging concepts within sustainability science, like the Anthropocene, planetary boundaries, and resilience. These concepts are at the core of contemporary research and debate on global sustainability. They are key to understanding rapid global environmental change caused by humans, and to assess potential solutions.

This course is offered 'on-demand' from SDG Academy, and is free of charge.


It is possible to do an internship at the Stockholm Resilience Centre. Internship positions are announced on our website (Vacancies), together with application details. If you would like to do an internship at the SRC but there are no announcements, please contact the person(s) that you are interested in working with directly. We recommend you provide the following information:

  • What topics and activities you are interested in,
  • What relevant skills and/ or experience you have,
  • What time period you would like to do your traineeship,
  • CV - not needed, but it allows a potential supervisor to see your skills and experience and how these can contribute to ongoing activities.

Note: The optional course “Traineeship in Social-Ecological Resilience for Sustainable Development” (7.5 ECTS) is for SERSD Master’s programme students only.

Related info

To get an overview of the Master's programme please see this page


Stockholm Resilience Centre is a collaboration between Stockholm University and the Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

Stockholm Resilience Centre
Stockholm University, Kräftriket 2B
Phone: +46 8 674 70 70

Organisation number: 202100-3062
VAT No: SE202100306201