Climate expert specialization education

Session questions(s):

What is needed for climate expertise? Where are climate experts needed?


Session description:

University of Helsinki, in collaboration with Finnish Meteorological Institute, Climate Leadership Coalition and Climate University network, is preparing a professional specialisation programme on climate expertise. Preparatory work is partly funded by Technology Industries of Finland. Continuous education programme of two years, 60 study credits, is planned to start in spring 2024.


Session lesson(s):

Climate expertise was seen as highly needed in many fields, also internationally. Importance of business and law was discussed, as well as different types of continuous education. Different backgrounds of learners was seen as an important factor to consider.


Session keyword(s):

climate expertise, professional specialisation, continuous education


Laura Riuttanen

University of Helsinki

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