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By definition, sustainability is a process that can be characterized by a certain socio-ecological ideal. In other words, sustainability is often linked to environmental goals of ensuring that resources are used in a costly and effective way as to minimize both waste and damage.

The formal higher education system of Finland is the 7-3-2-2 pattern. The university takes two years in vocational or technical education and finally two-year pre-tertiary education. Finland also has several public as well as private universities that have enabled accessibility of higher education to students.

Lahti city is the seat of the Paijanne Tavastia Region, Finland. It is a bay town with a population of over 100,000 people. The city is home to the Lahti University of Applied Science.

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Lahti
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LUT University

In this Master's programme, you will learn how to replace goods with services if it is more efficient and better for the environment. For example, information technology ... [+]

The Master's programme in Circular Economy is offered by Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) on the Lahti Campus.

The existing economic system is based on the take-make-and-dispose approach powered mostly by fossil fuels. The assumption is that increasing economic growth produces so much surplus that arising adverse environmental impacts could be dealt with.

However, the system keeps growing only if there are enough resources for transformation, sinks for waste, credit for investments and economic growth.

The circular economy offers an alternative. It aims to keep products, components, and materials at their highest utility and value. It aims to decouple economic growth from the consumption of finite resources by closing the loop of product life cycles. The system in which materials are transformed into useful goods and services endlessly is powered by renewable energy systems.... [-]

Finland Lahti
August 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus