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About This Course

UI GreenMetric Online Course on Sustainability is the first unique global online course offered by top universities in four continents and seven countries to members of UI GreenMetric World University Rankings Network. It gives students an understanding of the key challenges and pathways to sustainable development in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Hungary, Indonesia, Tunisia, and The United Arab Emirates. The course is designed as an undergraduate-level introduction to the most challenging question facing our generation: how the world can evolve in ways that are socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable. The course discusses the complex interplay between the economy, social life and our planet's physical environment, as well as the consequences of human activities on the planet's environment and the solutions. It discusses these challenges in different countries like Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Hungary, Indonesia, Tunisia, and The United Arab Emirates. The course is offered by University of Sao Paolo, Universitas Indonesia, El Bosque University, University of Szeged, University of Sharjah, Escuela Superior Politécnica de Chimborazo, and University of Sousse.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course students can:

  1. Learn different theories and practices of sustainability in different countries
  2. Meet students and experts from different countries
  3. Be inspired to lead and practice sustainability in their own context
Course Features
100% online

The course is offered as online. Start instantly and learn in your own university

Free for member universities

Students only need to register at their own university

Study at your own schedule

Approximately 30 hours to complete the course

Certificate of Participation

Get UI GreenMetric Certificate of Participation

Credit transfer

Subject to your university terms and conditions

Teaching language: English

Some videos can be presented using other languages, provided that English subtitles files are made available

Course Learning Platform

The Learning Platform used during the course is accessible through the link below

Course Learning Platform
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Participating Universities
Course Requirements

Each participating student is required to fulfill the following requirements:

  1. Undergraduate (3rd year) and master students
  2. Minimum GPA 3.0 of 4.0
  3. Able to do academic activities with good english skill profiency
  4. Home University Recommendation
Course Timeline
August 2022

Official Launch of the Course

The course will be officially announced in August 2022

August-September 2022


Registration of First Cohort will start in August 2022

15 September 2022 - 12 January 2023

Study Period

The course will be held from 15 September 2021 until 12 January 2023 via Online

Course Coordinators

Should you be interested in this course and would like to enroll, please contact Person in Charge of each participating university shown below.

Prof. Tadeu Fabricio Malheiros

Superintendence of Environmental Management

University of Sao Paulo

Dr. Baiduri Widanarko

Director of International Relations

Universitas Indonesia

Dr. Laszlo Gyarmati

Director of of University of Szeged József Attila Study and Information Center

University of Szeged

Dr. Denes Matyas

Deputy Director for Strategic Management

University of Szeged

Prof. Jaime Alberto Romero Infante

Environmental Business Management Master

El Bosque University

Prof. Tevhide Serra Gorpe


University of Sharjah

Prof.Eng. Rafael Cordova Uvidia

Assistant of International Relations at the Research Group GIDAC

Escuela Superior Politécnica de Chimborazo

Prof. Ouajdi Korbaa


University of Sousse