System Dynamics

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The MOOCs have been developed with the funding from European Union’s Erasmus+ Programmme Strategic Partnerships. The MOOCs make system dynamics easy to access for everyone. Click on the following to see more details about MOOCs.

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GEO-SD662 System Dynamics Modelling and Analysis

System dynamics is a method to understand problematic change and to improve decisions by knowledge.

Developed by University of Bergen, Norway.

GEO-SD660 Natural Resources Management

Natural resources are often mismanaged. Learn about typical misperceptions and advanced policies.

Developed by University of Bergen, Norway.

Systems Thinking to reach UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

The UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are particularly important for the children of the world. In this MOOC you learn why it is challenging to reach the SDGs.


Developed by all participant universities.

Energy Transition and Climate Change

This MOOC deals with three interrelated aspects of modern energy policy: energy efficiency, renewable energy, and climate change.

Riga Technical University

The link to the course homepage at Riga Technical University will be available in 2024.

Systems Analysis for Sustainable Consumption and Production

Challenge the traditional linear view on production and consumption and apply a systems approach to study circularity for sustainability transitions.

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The course was funded by EU's Erasmus+ program and was developed by NOVA University Lisbon.

Systems and sustainability at the food, water, energy nexus

Food, water and energy are essential for human life and well-being. These resources are interconnected and this matters for sustainable management.

Ali Saysel

The MOOC is produced by Boğaziçi University. A link to the course homepage will be available in 2024.

Emergencies and Resilience

Climate-related and other disasters require appropriate global emergency responses. The MOOC focuses on interconnectedness, capacity building, and resilience.

Adobe stock

The course was developed by the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI). A link to the course homepage will appear in 2024.

Group Model Building (GMB)

Reaching Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is complicated. Here you learn to work with stakeholders in reaching the SDGs.


Link to MOOC will be available in 2024.

Advanced System Dynamics Modelling

Five System Dynamics case-studies are used to analyze complex systems of importance for different SDGs.

Erling Moxnes

The link will be available in 2024.