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GroupVAP19-20/Free-choice elective studies
Study unitLAVV11 Land Use Conflicts and Conflict Management in Finnish Lapland, 5.00 ECTS credits, 133 h
Primarily for exchange students
Time of implementationAutumn1/2019-2020, Autumn2/2019-2020
Responsible teacher
Other teachersRantonen Janne-Perttu
Status of implementationFinished

Description status Ready
Language of instruction English
Starting and ending dates01.08.2019 - 31.12.2019
Minimum number of participants  
Maximum number of participants  
Enrolment period15.04.2019 - 15.05.2019
Implementation method Contact instruction
Virtuality 0 ECTS credits
R&D integration 0 ECTS credits
Resit dates of the exam
Teaching schedule (website link)
Description language English 

The main goal of the course is to give students a thorough introduction of monitoring and management of conflicts arising with land and natural resource use.

a) lectures on conflict management and means of conflict management;

b) cases that are monitored by groups of students;

c) internationally mixed groups in order to benefit of each other’s backgrounds and experiences and

d) involvement of local managers and interest groups into the course.

Learning outcomes:

  • Recognize and describe conflicts of land and natural resource use
  • Apply different methods to monitor conflicts
  • Propose solutions and means to manage conflicts
  • Place conflicts into a more international perspective
Assessment criteria


Grading from A to F following the ECTS scale.

The final grade consists of the following partial grades: presentation of the cases and analyses at seminar 50%, final group report 50%.

Pedagogical arrangements
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