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oikos Curriculum Academy 2020

  • The oikos Curriculum Academy is a 3-day workshop for students, early career researchers, faculty representatives and other stakeholders, developed and facilitated by oikos student members. Its main purpose is to reflect and learn about innovative economics and management programs and teaching approaches that are designed to address current global environmental and social challenges.

    The first oikos Curriculum Academy was held at the University of Economics in Prague, Czech Republic, in October, 2019. To increase the outreach of the event, several sessions were also hosted online.

    The second Curriculum Academy will take place in Lausanne, Switzerland from 3 to 5 April, 2020.

    It is a participants driven agenda, meaning that YOU will shape what you will learn.

    Each participant will have the chance to present or discuss a project or topic that they are interested in. You can do that as an individual or in a group, with a presentation, workshop, discussion or whatever format you like. One participant might present their research on a topic, while another teams up with a group of people interested in the same topic to design a workshop. We are open to whatever interestes you in the field of Curricula Change. Just describe in the application what you would like to contribute to this event.

    In order to increase the outreach of the event, we are going to run it both, locally at University of Lausanne (20 participants) and virtually (open
    to anyone from oikos international community as well as to other international participants).

    Should you decide to attend onsite we will fully cover and organize food, public transportation in Lausanne and accommodation for the participants.

  • Program

    See the detailed program here

    The Curriculum Academy is a participants’ driven event. You are most welcome to propose what you would like to have on the agenda and how you would like to contribute.

    Friday  April 3rd: CURRICULUM REFORM NOW

    It is an open day of the Academy, everyone is welcome to join onsite or online. After a workshop focused called Transforming Economics and Management Education, we will continue with an interactive discussion “Economics and Management education for the 21st Century”

    Saturday April 4th: WHAT WE WISH TO LEARN

    We will share and discuss a good practise in economics and management education and thereby inspire each other. Each participant will be able to present a topic or project that they are interested. Participants will reflect on the outcomes of the presentations within their educational context.


    We will develop strategies and discuss concrete steps on how to bring a sustainable perspective into economics and management education.

  • Registration

    The applications for the oikos Curriculum Academy 2020 are open!

    The oikos Curriculum Academy 2020 will bring together a diverse representation of the oikos community and partners to will allow in-depth discussions and exchange on curriculum reform. We cordially invite students, junior lecturers, faculty and other stakeholders to join us in Lausanne, Switzerland.

    Interested persons who cannot travel to Laussane are welcomed to join us online. Please, consider that you still have to apply to the academy, when the registration opens. Should you decide to attend onsite we will fully cover and organize food, public transportation in Lausanne and accommodation for the participants.

    Deadline for applications for onsite participation is 2nd March. You can apply past the deadline for online participation.

Applications for Curriculum Academy 2020 are open.

*Deadline for applications for onsite participation is 2nd March.

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