Course: Sustainability in Water Management

Time: 2.-3.11.2021
Place: University of Oulu and/or virtual (to be confirmed later)
Credits: 3 cr

Course information

Course elements and aims:
  • Concept of sustainability,
  • Methodologies for assessing sustainability,
  • Understand sustainability for water in the context of the UN Sustainable Development Goals,
  • Differentiate between decision making challenges in the Water-Energy-Food Nexus Context
Target Groups
  • PhD and Advanced MSc students
  • students & researchers with an interest in sustainability
Course Credits
  • The 3 credits including compulsory attendance in the (online) lectures, and a learning diary

Download Course poster in this link


Dr. Tamara Avellan, University of Oulu, Finland

Dr. Floor Brouwer, Wageningen University & Research, Netherland

Prof. Ken Irvine, IHE Delft, Netherland

Prof. Paul Gremillion, Northern Arizona State University, USA

Dr. Nidhi Nagabhatla, UNU-CRIS, Belgium

Andrea Muller, Technische Universität Dresden, UNU-FLORES, Germany

Organizers and contact person

  • Dr. Ali Torabi Haghighi, Water, Energy and Environmental Engineering Research Unit, University of Oulu
  • Dr. Tamara Avellan, Water, Energy and Environmental Engineering Research Unit, University of Oulu, Finland
Contact for registration
  • PhD candidate Sahand Ghadimi, sahand.ghadimi(at)

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* Supported by: Technology and Natural Sciences doctoral Program *