Turku, Finland

Timetrek: the Natural History of the World

when 9 August 2021 - 20 August 2021
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 EC
fee EUR 75

The students will learn the basics of astrobiology and the structure of the Universe. They will learn the most important developmental stages of the world, their physical and chemical characteristics, regulatory interactions, causes and consequences, the prerequisites of the existence on life in the Universe or on a given planet, and the habitability parameters of planets.

Course leader

University of Turku

Target group

Graduate students with a Bachelor’s degree in some of the natural sciences.

Course aim

The student will have a good understanding of the:

History of the Universe
Formation of the planetary systems and particularly of the Earth
Proposed scenarios for the origin of life
Principles of evolution, the terrestrial conditions that have driven Evolution on Earth
Major stages of the evolution of terrestrial evolution
Rise and consequence of the technical civilization

Fee info

EUR 75: The course fee includes:

-Registering to the course and customer service
-Teaching, study facilities in Turku
-Awesome Social Programme