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GCUA 2030

Global Challenges University Alliance 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.

The two prize laureates for GCUA 2030 award

Meet the prize laureates in GCUA 2030 award!

Fifteen outstanding nominees from nine different universities worldwide participated in GCUA 2030 award 2021. The research projects covered both social science as well as natural science and technology. All projects contributes ni different ways to Agenda 2030 and a healthier planet. See some of the contributions here.


New course package within GCUA 2030

GCUA 2030 will offer four new PhD-courses running from March to June 2022. The courses can be taken as a full package or as individual courses.

  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 

Help us with news and events!

To be able to update the website and send all members information about events, interesting seminars and new reports coming out we need your help. 

If you come across something you think might be interesting for the GCUA 2030 members, please fill in the form below and send it to GCUA@slu.se.

EDU talks

In this episode of EDU talks, Assistant Professor Melanie Miller Foster from Penn State University and Educational Developer Natalie Jellinek, SLU, discuss teaching and learning in higher education in relation to internationalisation, global learning, and the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.  

GCUA 2030 logotype

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: 04 January 2022 - Page editor: agnes.bondesson@slu.se