Master's degree in Planetary Health (UOC-ISGlobal-UPF)

The Inter-University Master's Degree in Planetary Health aims to provide graduates with the skills necessary to promote health at global level while respecting the limits of the planet's natural systems, by analysing the challenges facing humanity that are linked to the global climate and environment crisis, designing solutions and implementing these solutions in our societies, from the respective areas of knowledge. Please find more information here.

Basic information:

  • Dates: October - June
  • Location: Online
  • Mode: Asynchronous
  • Language: Catalan / Spanish
  • Length: flexible
  • Credits: 60
  • Co-organizers: Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (Coordinator), Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) and Pompeu Fabra University (UPF)


Minor in Planetary Wellbeing

The principal objective of this course is to expand knowledge and to understand the complex, interrelated and systemic problems threatening human and animal wellbeing as well as the wellbeing of the planet itself as a global ecosystem. It aims to identify integrated, innovative and interdisciplinary solutions to these problems.

  • Target: Students from UPF integrated centres and those holding UPF degrees registered on the Alumni programme.
  • Characteristics: Students will have to choose from a range of diferents subjects and disciplines as well as student activities and events. 
  • Number of credits: To obtain the qualification, students must complete a minimum of 24 ECTS credits.

For more information please check the Minor's official webpage here.

MOOC in Planetary Wellbeing (starting from April 2024)

The university has been working on the design of a MOOC entitled ‘Introduction to Planetary Wellbeing’. From April 2024 students can participate in this activity for 1 ECTS. Notice that after registering for this activity, if you want to recognize 1 ECTS, you need to apply for credit recognition here.

  • Duration: 3 weeks at your own pace
  • Dates: 2-23th April, 2024
  • Language: Catalan
  • Requirements: be enrolled in a UPF graduate or postgraduate course
  • Registration: Closed

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