Introduction: Living Space Baltic Sea
Introduction: Living Space Baltic Sea

This course is free of charge

Introduction: Living Space Baltic Sea

The Baltic Sea area is a home for tens of millions of people in several bordering nations. Sometimes named the most polluted sea in the world, the Baltic Sea is a unique environment with fragile ecosystems facing many threats.


The objective of this free Open Course Introduction: Living Space Baltic Sea is to introduce the participant to the various aspects of the Baltic Sea and its geography.


Baltic Sea in a nutshell

  • Baltic Sea Geography
  • Baltic Sea Catchment Area
  • Livelihoods
  • Baltic Sea Fishery
  • Aquaculture vs. Natural Fish


  • The language of instruction is English. Other languages are available upon request.
  • The course is conducted fully online.
  • The course includes self-learning materials and assignments including interaction with other participants.


  • No prior knowledge of the subject is required.
  • Participants need to be able to read and understand English. Should you require instructions, exercises and discussions to be held in a different language, please contact us.
  • Attending the course requires an internet connection.

The program is provided by the Turku University of Applied Sciences (TUAS).