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GCUA 2030

Global Challenges University Alliance, GCUA 2030, is a network of university partners from across the globe with a common vision of contributing to sustainable, global development. GCUA 2030 offers a global learning forum for PhD students and young researchers providing a range of learning and networking activities.

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Courses within GCUA 2030

GCUA 2030 will offer PhD courses running in 2024. The first two courses are now open for enrollment.

  1. Agenda 2030: Synergies, conflicts, and assessment tools
  2. Working and communicating across cultures 
  3. Education for sustainable development: Teaching for sustainability 
  4. Designing research with impact using the Theory of Change approach 

Mentorship programme

The mentorship programme will allow for cross-cultural exchange and learning between mentors and mentees, in depth dialogues on a range of aspects related to academic career development.

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GCUA 2030 award

GCUA 2030 is proud to announce the GCUA 2030 award. The award is established to encourage high quality research for sustainable global development.

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GCUA 2030 Climate Action Challenge

GCUA 2030 Climate Action Challenge will develop the interdisciplinary teamwork skills and intercultural competence of the participants.

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Interesting news for GCUA 2030

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A global learning forum for sustainable development

The overall goal of GCUA 2030 is to enhance the capacity of its partners to contribute to Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through international collaboration. The network is funded by STINT 2021-2023. 

A key objective is to equip the next generation of researchers, teachers and academic leaders with knowledge, tools and networks that will strengthen their capacity to work across disciplines and to conduct translational research.

The network offers different types of learning activities designed to accommodate and be attractive to students from different educational systems. 

Published: 23 May 2024 - Page editor: agnes.bondesson@slu.se