Studying at the University of Copenhagen Kate Lambert [email_address] Jessica Pisarek [email_address] Leah Butcher  [email...
<ul><li>KVL Themes : Agriculture, Food & Health, Development, Natural Resources, Environment. </li></ul>Located in  Freder...
The Danish Education System <ul><li>Guest speakers from the ‘real world’ </li></ul><ul><li>Field Trips </li></ul><ul><li>P...
Courses <ul><li>Kate </li></ul><ul><li>Organic Agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>Environment and Sustainable Food Systems </li...
Copenhagen and its Culture <ul><li>Social Society </li></ul><ul><li>The Danes </li></ul><ul><li>Language </li></ul><ul><li...
3 week Field Course to Borneo <ul><li>Investigating the Effects of Palm Oil Plantations on rural indigenous communities  <...
Things to think about Weather Housing Transportation Holidays & Expenses
Borneo cont’d <ul><li>Group project: the effects of palm oil plantations on soil, water Quality & Food Security </li></ul>...
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KVL (Copenhagen) Presentation

  1. 1. Studying at the University of Copenhagen Kate Lambert [email_address] Jessica Pisarek [email_address] Leah Butcher [email_address]
  2. 2. <ul><li>KVL Themes : Agriculture, Food & Health, Development, Natural Resources, Environment. </li></ul>Located in Frederiksberg , Copenhagen
  3. 3. The Danish Education System <ul><li>Guest speakers from the ‘real world’ </li></ul><ul><li>Field Trips </li></ul><ul><li>Practical/concept based knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Independent learning </li></ul><ul><li>Exams vary; oral exams & 100% finals </li></ul>
  4. 4. Courses <ul><li>Kate </li></ul><ul><li>Organic Agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>Environment and Sustainable Food Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Conservation & Management of Genetic Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Leah </li></ul><ul><li>Agro-forestry </li></ul><ul><li>Plant Nutrition </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental Impact Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Field Course to Borneo; Natural Resource Management </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental Economics </li></ul><ul><li>Jessica </li></ul><ul><li>Danish Language </li></ul><ul><li>Danish Culture </li></ul><ul><li>Conflicts in Africa </li></ul><ul><li>How close is Africa to achieving the MDGs </li></ul><ul><li>International Health </li></ul><ul><li>Development Economics </li></ul><ul><li>Food and Nutrition in Developing Countries </li></ul>Block system: 2 courses = 21hrs/wk in class
  5. 5. Copenhagen and its Culture <ul><li>Social Society </li></ul><ul><li>The Danes </li></ul><ul><li>Language </li></ul><ul><li>Bike Culture </li></ul><ul><li>Design </li></ul><ul><li>Food </li></ul><ul><li>Drinking </li></ul>
  6. 6. 3 week Field Course to Borneo <ul><li>Investigating the Effects of Palm Oil Plantations on rural indigenous communities </li></ul>
  7. 7. Things to think about Weather Housing Transportation Holidays & Expenses
  8. 8. Borneo cont’d <ul><li>Group project: the effects of palm oil plantations on soil, water Quality & Food Security </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges: cross-disciplines-cross-culture </li></ul><ul><li>Applied research methods & research writing </li></ul>
  9. 9. Thank You

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