is a unique student initiated and primarily student-run university center with the explicit ambition to contribute to a better world. Since the early 1990’s, CEMUS has offered interdisciplinary higher education and been a creative meeting place for students, PhD Students, researchers and teachers from Uppsala University and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. CEMUS has three main pillars which are:
We offer a wide range of student-run, interdisciplinary courses focused on the great challenges facing humanity and life on planet Earth.
How CEMUS is changing how we teach, meet, and learn
Can the experiences gained at CEMUS somehow be converted to expand ongoing debates? Can these experiences be shared and spread to universities in other parts of the world? How should the university be changed? What is education for? How will CEMUS continue to contribute to a sustainable and just society?
An anthology written by students, researchers, and teachers aims to answer, in some ways, the questions raised above. It also serves as a source of inspiration and motivation for teachers, university management, administrators, the public, and other actors with an interest in education for sustainable development.
The book, Transcending Boundaries – How CEMUS is Changing How we Teach, Meet and Learn, can be downloaded at: www.csduppsala.uu.se/publications