Living Space Baltic Sea
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WastED - Workplace Safety
Credits 4 ECTS
Field Clean Tech

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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.


Living Space Baltic Sea will introduce you to the various aspects of the Baltic Sea, its geography, ecosystems and environmental problems. You will also take a glance on various solutions to Baltic Sea environmental challenges.


Baltic Sea Ecosystems

  • Basics of oceanography
  • Flora & Fauna
  • Alien Species

Baltic Sea Environmental Problems

  • Marine Traffic
  • Oil Risks
  • Baltic Sea Chemicals
  • Eutrophication

Baltic Sea Management and Solutions

  • Organizations governing the Baltic Sea
  • NGOs
  • Baltic Sea Projects


The Turku University of Applied Sciences has created new, innovative learning and teaching methods (INNOPEDA®). Innovation pedagogy is a learning approach that defines in a new way how knowledge is adopted, produced and applied. These new learning and teaching elements are included in the educational package. The course is conducted fully online. The language of instruction is usually English. The course includes:

  • self-learning material
  • interactive group work
  • customized and evaluated exercises


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


A certificate will be awarded to participants who have been present on the contact sessions and made the required assignments and projects. This course is worth of 4 ECTS (1 ECTS = 25 – 30 hours of studying). The program is provided by the Turku University of Applied Sciences (TUAS).