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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.

GCUA 2030 course a success in Mexico

In January this year, Priscila Flores-Aguilar, Autonomous University of Queretaro, Mexico, hosted a short version of the GCUA 2030 -course "Sustainability in a globalized world" for researchers at her university. The course became a huge success among the participants as they learned more about sustainable development and Agenda 2030.

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Course package within GCUA 2030

GCUA 2030 will offer four PhD courses running in 2023. The courses can be taken as a full package or as individual courses.

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

"Being part of GCUA 2030 over the past three years has spurred our institution onwards in pursuit of deeper engagement with the SDGs."

To strengthen our network and share the great outcomes from GCUA 2030, we will give you a qoute from one of the member universities each month.

Help 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.

Climate action challenge

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

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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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Curious about GCUA 2030?

Here you can have a sneak peek if you like to get a short introduction to GCUA 2030 and what we do.

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: 24 May 2023 - Page editor: agnes.bondesson@slu.se