Introduction to Circular Economy

Universidad Veritas

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introduction to Circular Economy

  • Host University

    Universidad Veritas

  • Location

    San José, Costa Rica

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Contact Hours

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    In this course, students will learn about the principles of the circular economy and its practical application in the analysis of different industries and products used in our daily life: small electronics, textiles, or food. The course will combine lectures with practical exercises in which the students will discuss how different products could be designed from the start using a circular perspective; what new business opportunities emerge; what are the main challenges for a transition to a circular economy, and what policymakers and regulators can do to ease the transition to a circular economy.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations


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