MSc in Sustainable Development, Management and Policy

Sustainability Metrics Seminar

Course Description

The aim of this course is to develop students’ understanding of the key concepts and principles of quantitative measures of sustainability.

To successfully complete this course students must:

  • Be prepared for each class by reading the relevant materials
  • Actively participate in discussions in every class
  • Acquire detailed knowledge about at least one sustainable metric and introduce it to the group via oral presentation; moderate the subsequent discussion
  • Assess a country / region / city / district’s sustainability using one of metrics introduced before


Axel Sonntag