“A fundamental concern for others in our individual and community lives would go a long way in making the world the better place we so passionately dreamt of” – Nelson Mandela
Crossing Borders Global Studies is an interdisciplinary course designed for socially minded and globally oriented students from around the world. In this course, you will you will live, learn, and travel with young people from across the globe, all while experiencing Danish culture and lifestyle. Through the nine modules the course provides, you will discover a global perspective, learn about global issues from experts and peers alike, and have the chance to generate and co-generate smart projects for the public good. You will discover your own inner strength and capacity to thrive as a global citizen anywhere in this interconnected world.
“We’re all in this together. A fundamental concern for others in our individual and community lives would go a long way in making the world the better place we so passionately dreamt of” Nelson Mandela
Inspired by the above quote from Mandela, in this course, you will have the chance to try out your ideas and build your capacity to be able to live, study and work with other fellow colleagues anywhere in this interconnected world. You will discover and experience a sense of balance and wellbeing in the company of a diverse group of people with different backgrounds and perspectives. You will meet fellow youth from Denmark and from around the world and learn to co-generate smart projects for public good. You will have the chance to learn from and together with fellow youth from around the globe. This is because Crossing Borders is an interdisciplinary course designed for socially minded and globally oriented students from Denmark and from around the world.
In our short-term courses, you will get a chance to learn and see the world through your teachers and fellow students’ perspectives as well as through stories from around the globe. You will try out your ideas and build your capacity to be a change-maker in your community, striving for a better life and world by learning about: the climate, migration, wellbeing, human rights, democracy, gender and non-formal education, to name but a few. This is a 1-2-week course not far from Copenhagen (Denmark).
Empowerment, Action, Meaningful Connection
We work for a fairer and more sustainable world. We do that by empowering young people around the world to take leadership for a positive change socially, economically, and politically.