The summer university offers exciting projects in the subjects of Biology, Environmental Science, Gaming, Visualization, Electronics, Computer Science, Information Systems, Human Centered Design, Economics, Social Science, Media & Journalism/Design.

Campus Östersund
Mid Sweden University, Campus Östersund

Due to the nature of the project-based course, we only offer a limited number of places within each project! If you are interested in a project and have a different background than recomended, contact the projectleader in charge!

About the projects

Fine Dust Measurement   In this project, we would like to measure the fine dust concentration in and around the city of Östersund and possible sources of fine dust.

Fight or Flight – Climate Stand or Climate Run! 
Our climate is changing.  How we live and where we live will have to change.  How will we change?
Project ‘Fight or Flight’ explores the issues around how we adapt to change.  We look at our changing weather, its impact on people from flooding and coastal erosion, and how we might cope. Should we fight or flight

Sustainable Guide
In this project, the students will design and develop a solution for guiding people in making sustainable decisions. How can people be supported, in making sustainable decisions when selecting  products and services? 

Networking for Regional Vitality
In this project you are welcome to help define the future! Students will get a chans to help mankind and this region of Mid Sweden University by investigating and exploring the future regional development.

This project shows and teaches the fundamental understanding and implementation of a practical robotic system with defining a scientifically sustainability-exploration-task on the investigation of the water quality, water fauna, water temperature, water acidity in the lake of Storsjön in Östersund and collect research data using this robot system.

Forest Game 
The use of natural resources includes taking many different values into account, reflecting the three different aspects of sustainability; economy, environment and social values.

Design for social change
To develop a sustainable approach to design and to explore sustainable ways to communicate and inform about global challenges through design. 

Sustainable Storytelling and Design
To develop a multimedia approach to telling/documenting stories surrounding sustainability. To explore engaging ways to communicate and inform about global challenges through visual/interactive media.


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