Lifewide learning courses and programmes

Certificate in Climate, Health and Cities

This study program helps you to understand the interconnections between the built environment, health, and climate change. The program enables you to widen your knowledge and develop the practical skills necessary to take action for a better future.


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Aalto University Lifewide Learning




2,150 € (+VAT)

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No application needed

Target group and prerequisites

This program is suitable for individuals from diverse backgrounds interested in climate change, health, and construction. Previous participants of the course include, for example, architects, designers, planners, health professionals, and policy developers.

Course description

The ongoing climate change is resulting in increased stress on both our cities and our health. The Certificate in Climate, Health and Cities provides an in-depth understanding of climate change and its causes and effects on the built environment and human health. During the program, you will learn how to put your learnings into practice and take action toward a more sustainable future.

The program comprises a self-paced pre-program course and nine 2-hour live online meetings. Between meetings, you will work on a project work and other assignments that help apply what you have learned.

The program can be completed entirely online from anywhere in the world!

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