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CODE 108615
ACADEMIC YEAR 2024/2025
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR SECS-P/06
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The course aims at providing students with the economic skills necessary to evaluate policies on the exploitation of scarce resources and their sustainability with particular reference to marine ecosystems and the Blue Economy in general.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims at providing students with the economic skills necessary to evaluate policies on the exploitation of scarce resources and their sustainability with particular reference to marine ecosystems and the Blue Economy in general.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims at providing students with the fundamental and preparatory knowledge for the in-depth analysis of the functioning of the complex system of economic actors that constitute the sea economy. Particular attention will be given to the emerging sectors of the blue economy in a logic of environmental sustainability.

TEACHING METHODS

The course consists of lectures, practical exercises and small group activities aimed at consolidating acquired knowledge and self-assessment of the level of learning and understanding.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The blue economy in the general economic context (investment, spatial planning, labour market).

Typical economic sectors of the sea economy (living marine resources, non-living marine resources, marine renewable energy, port activities, shipbuilding and ship repair, maritime transport, coastal tourism).

Emerging economic sectors of the blue economy (ocean energy, marine biotechnology, desalination, defence, maritime security and surveillance, research and development, maritime infrastructure).

The European green deal and the sustainable blue economy.

Environment and marine ecosystem services.

Regional and international economic analyses on economic and environmental sustainability indicators.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

All teaching materials will be provided during the teaching.

All students are invited to periodically consult the page for this teaching on the AulaWeb e-learning portal (accessible from the University website or at: http://www.aulaweb.unige.it/). All information and materials relating to this course are published exclusively on that site.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

LESSONS

LESSONS START

For lessons start and timetable go to the link: https://easyacademy.unige.it/portalestudenti/

Please check the module Aulaweb page for timetable updates dependent on the sanitary and epidemic situation.

Class schedule

The timetable for this course is available here: Portale EasyAcademy

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Written with possible additional oral test.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Proficiency in the use of tools and the ability to explain clearly and with correct terminology will also be part of evaluation.

Agenda 2030 - Sustainable Development Goals

Agenda 2030 - Sustainable Development Goals
Life below water
Life below water