Workshops within GCUA

Last changed: 21 March 2018

We build our alliance through thematic Global Challenges University Workshops, each with 4-12 participating universities, and by organising corresponding thematic Global Challenges Summer Schools for MSc/PhD students.

By bringing together leading researchers in pressing topics, we hope to acieve imroved international cooperation and translate knowledge into relevant action.

Upcoming workshops

Life Science Universities and the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Time: April 16-18, 2018
Organiser: BOKU, Vienna
Scope: General focus on UN Sustainable Developmental Goals (SDGs).
Contact Person: Margarita Calderón-Peter
Workshop invitation
Online registration

Animal Welfare and the Sustainable Development Goals

Time: June 18-20, 2018
Organiser: SLU, Uppsala
Scope: SDG 3, 12, 15.
Contact Person: Ioannis Dimitriou
Workshop invitation 
Online registration

Young entrepreneurship in areal land use enterprises

Time: Tentative September 2018
Organiser: Not decided, under assessment.
Contact Person: Ioannis Dimitriou

Food-energy-water nexus

Time: November 14-16, 2018
Organiser: MSU, East Lansing
Scope: SDG 6, 7, 12, 13
Contact Person: Gretchen Neisler

Global Challenges in Food, Nutrition and Environment

Time: Dec 6-9, 2018
Organiser: The University of Hong Kong
Scope: SDG 3, 9, 14, 15
Contact Person: Jetty Lee


Ioannis Dimitriou
Deputy Director, SLU Global
Assoc. Professor, Dept. of Crop Production Ecology 018 672553, 0702474583

SLU Global supports and develops SLU's commitment to improve the situation for people in low-income countries based on the Globals Goals of the Agenda 2030 for sustainable development.

SLU Global
Vice-Chancellor's Office

Agricultural Sciences for Global Development
PO Box 7005, SE-750 07 Uppsala
Visiting address: Almas Allé 7 


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