Ethics and Mobility


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module


The objective of the module is to provide students with knowledge of critical analysis of core themes within Ethics and Mobility. Limitations to mobility and the ethics herein will be core themes of this course. The students will be assessed based on their skills in methodological considerations to discover progress in problem based learning processes, especially by showing skills in showing development of own skills addressing interdisciplinary work


The module includes themes within:

  • Mobility regimes
  • Cases from various areas of the world with a focus ethics that are particularly relevant to planning and policy within the field of mobility
  • financial crises and their implications for different regions

Learning objectives


  • possess knowledge of various theoretical and methodological tools within the fields of ethics and mobility


  • can apply their knowledge within the module’s subject areas to select theories and analytical perspectives and at the same time remain critical to these theories and analyses.
  • can analyse from an interdisciplinary and comparative perspective
  • can independently take responsibility for their own academic development and specialisation
  • can plan and manage complex work and development situations within mobility, while including ethical perspectives using problem based learning skills.


  • can reflect and argue on the basis of scientific knowledge
  • can analyse mobility, transnationalism and change from different perspectives and thereby qualify themselves to work within the field.

Type of instruction

The module consists of lectures and seminars, including exercises and student contributions.



The module shares exams with

Facts about the module

Danish titleEthics and Mobility
Module codeGRS022
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of International Affairs
DepartmentDepartment of Politics and Society
FacultyThe Faculty of Social Sciences