Understanding Globalization: Historical Roots of Economic, Political and Cultural Exchanges between East Asia, America and Europe
Universidad Pompeu Fabra
Area of Study
Taught In English
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
This course celebrates the city of Barcelona and embarks the student in a journey to better
understand the concept of Sustainability and its novel applications. Starting with the question "why
Barcelona?", we then move to enlightening examples of sustainability in the history and art of the city.
Inspired by different concrete realizations, we analyze different approaches to sustainability,
experience its emotionally loaded "dark side", visit several research institutions firmly committed to
sustainability, visit some natural areas and finish the course with an inspiring experiential session.
*this is the former "The Barcelona Journey towards Sustainability" course. Only the title has been
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.