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Arkistoitu opetusohjelma 2016–2017
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POLKVA23 Energy Policy in Transition 5 ECTS
Implementation is also a part of open university teaching
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Intermediate studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Politiikan tutkimuksen tutkinto-ohjelma
Kansainvälinen politiikka
School of Management

Learning outcomes

Upon completing the course, the students:

1) understand the main features of the current energy transition away from fossil fuels towards renewable sources of energy and de-carbonised energy systems in a historical-institutional context

2) understand the complexity of energy transitions ranging from the dimension of resources, technology and infrastructure; to finance, markets and business models; political and social institutions; and on to the ecological and air quality dimension

3) can analyse energy policy reforms in a particular country towards a de-carbonised direction

General description

3.11 The de-carbonising energy transition in a historical-institutional context

10.11 Energy policy and the complex dimensions of energy transitions

17.11 Reading circle: energy transitions in the EU 

24.11 Reading circle: energy transitions in the Nordic countries

1.12. Reading circle: energy transitions in Asia

8.12 Workshop: student presentations

15.12 Workshop: student presentations 

Enrolment for University Studies

Enrolment time has expired

Enrolment for Open University Studies

Beginning at 11th of August
Compulsory preceding course: POLPOP01 Introduction to International Relations


Pami Aalto, Teacher responsible
Pasi Toivanen, Teacher
Matti Kojo, Teacher
Anna Matilda Oksa, Teacher


3-Nov-2016 – 15-Dec-2016
Seminar 18 hours
Thu 3-Nov-2016 - 1-Dec-2016 weekly at 10-12, Pinni A3103
3-Nov-2016 at 10 –12 , Main building D14
Thu 8-Dec-2016 - 15-Dec-2016 weekly at 10-14, Pinni A3103

Evaluation criteria

Attendance requirement: a minimum of 80%. Grading: 50% workshop presentation, 25% reading circle presentation, 25% active participation.   

Study materials

TBA (articles to be made available through Moodle)

Further information

Compulsory preceding studies: POLPOLP01 Introduction to International Relations