Do you want to understand what challenges the planet and the global community are facing today? Would you like to get involved in activities for sustainable development in your private, academic or future professional life? Do you need to gain green competences desired by today’s and future employers?

By taking part in the UITM Sustainability Winter School, you will gain basic knowledge about the concepts and tools of sustainable development and learn about the main challenges and goals as well as best practices for the green transformation. Our Winter School is also a space for collaborative, interdisciplinary and multicultural work and idea sharing, with the main goal being sustainability.

Course Content

Module I

Pre-arrival – Enjoy Poland!

  • Cultural adaptation
  • Introduction to the Polish higher education system
  • Health and Well-Being

Module II

Foundations of Sustainable Development

  • The concept of Sustainable Development
  • Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Challenges of Sustainable Development
  • Sustainability Reporting Tools
  • Digital transformation for Sustainable Development
  • Trends and good practices

Module III


  • Case studies in the field of Sustainable Development
  • Identification and analysis of good practices
  • Development of a catalogue of good practices in the field of Sustainable Development
  • Communication of activities in the field of Sustainable Development

Module IV

Sustainability Group Project

Engagement and benefits

Your commitment:

  • Attend online classes – 68 hours
  • Be available to work in groups outside of this time.

You will receive:

  • A certificate of completion from UITM.
  • Knowledge of the foundations of Sustainable Development and the ability to function in a multicultural academic and professional environment.

Mode: online
Course dates: 20 February – 3 March 2023


Entry requirements:

  • Being a student of undergraduate or postgraduate studies in the field of Management, Economics or similar
  • English Language Proficiency at minimum B2 level (confirmed by the University or Certificate)

Required documents:

  • Declaration of Participation in the Project
  • Certificate of student status from the University
  • Certificate of English ( B2 or FCE, TOEFL, IELTS) or confirmation of the University Language Centre of the English Language Proficiency at minimum B2 level
  • CV and motivational letter


Dr Justyna Berniak-Woźny

Dr Małgorzata Rataj

Karolina Palimąka

Dr Małgorzata Leśniowska Gontarz

Grzegorz Karpiuk

Katarzyna Stachowicz

For more information
about this Winter School, please contact:

Programme Coordinator

dr Justyna Berniak-Woźny

e-mail: jberniak@wsiz.edu.pl


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