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MOOCs at the IIIEE


The IIIEE at Lund university has developed five Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) which are all part of the Greening the Economy series. These courses are open for anyone who is interested in learning more about a give subject. They are five weeks long and require students to pass quizzes and a final course assignment.

1. Greening the Economy: Lessons from Scandinavia

How can we live a good life on one planet with over seven billion people?

2. Greening the Economy: Sustainable Cities

How can we shape our urban development towards sustainable and prosperous futures?

3. Circular Economy: Sustainable Materials Management 

How can we create a circular economy through sustainable materials management?

4. Urban Nature: Connecting Cities, Nature and Innovations

How can we work with nature to design and build our cities?

5. Sharing Cities: Governance and Urban Sustainability

How can we govern the sharing economy in our cities?


Download the free course compendiums:


Download the compenium on Greening the Economy

Download the course guide on Sustainable Cities

Download the compendium on Circular Economy

Download the course guide on Sharing Cities




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Each MOOC session runs for five weeks and is offered seven times per year.

All five IIIEE MOOCs follow the same session schedule, see below.

  • Session 1: 18 January - 21 February
  • Session 2: 22 February - 28 March
  • Session 3: 12 April - 16 May
  • Session 4: 17 May - 20 June
  • Session 5: 16 Augusty - 19 September
  • Session 6: 20 September - 24 October
  • Session 7: 8 November - 12 December



"A MOOC is a course of study made available over the Internet without charge to a very large number of people." Definition by Oxford Dictionaires Online 


Statistics of the IIIEE MOOCs SINCE 2015

  • Total visitors since start 2015: more than 504 000

  • Total enrolled participants since start 2015: more than 119 000

  • Total learners who started the course since 2015: more than 65 000




If your inquiry regards MOOC-related topics, please send an email to mooc [at] iiiee [dot] lu [dot] se