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MAN 454: Science for Future – How Scientific Research can Support Sustainable Development

Contents
The goal of this interdisciplinary lecture series is to raise awareness for the potential of scientific research to contribute to sustainable development as defined in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Mannheim-based researchers from various disciplines including economics, psychology, history, political science, philosophy, information systems, and business management (amongst others) will present cutting-edge research or basic knowledge on sustainability-related topics. The lecture series is open to students from all Bachelor programs.

Learning outcomes
The lecture series is intended to provide insights into the variety of research that Mannheim scientists are engaging in that is related to the topic of sustainable development. It also aims to raise awareness for the potential of scientific research to contribute to sustainable development.

Necessary prerequisites
semester 4 or higher

Recommended prerequisites
Interest in sustainability and scientific methods

Contact hoursIndependent study time
Lecture2 SWS4 SWS
ECTS3
LanguageEnglish
Form of assessmentEvery presenter will prepare an essay question which will be put together to form a pool of questions. Each student picks one of these questions and writes an essay based on the question of choice.
Restricted Admissionno
Further information
Performing lecturer
Prof. Dr. Laura Marie Edinger-Schons
OfferingSpring semester
Duration of module 1 semester
Range of applicationB.Sc. BWL, andere Studien­gänge, wenn mit Prüfungs­ordnung vereinbar
Preliminary course work
Graded yes