Virtual Exchange to Tackle Wicked Problems: Latin American and European Collaboration on Education for Sustainable Development

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Is a project for capacity building to address the wicked problems our global community faces, VAMOS offers virtual exchange for teachers and students to transform university education for sustainable development.


The aim of VAMOS is to design a virtual course for students, focused on wicked problems. Furthermore… 


Interviews with members

Read what it means to be a teacher in VAMOS or get some insight from the lead trainer in virtual exchange in VAMOS about how to develop VE projects…

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Infographic guides for your VE-projects

Are you launching your own Virtual exchange project? Take part in tips, hints and experiences from the creators of the VAMOS VE courses to prepare best practices for your future venture.


Digital Photo Exhibition – Sustainability Stories

Sustainability Stories on Campus is a series of photos and short texts shared by students. These personal narratives of sustainability initiatives on campuses should inspire and motivate others to take action.

Visit our Digital Photo Exhibition, a series of photos and short texts shared by students.


Publication: Teaching and Learning for the Future

Take part in the experiences of VAMOS contributors and learn valuable takeaways for the future of sustainable development in education by reading the VAMOS case collection of VE-courses tackling the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).



“The promise of transformative learning based on sustainability as a core value is that it, promotes socio-ecological literacy, prepares students for a future we do not know and facilitates action for social transformation.”

Dr. Shepherd Urenje –  Swedish International Centre of Education for Sustainable Development (SWEDESD)


“Vamos is a unique opportunity to create an international exchange of teaching methods that will effectively bring together professors and students around the causes of wicked problems and their resolution”

Libia Patricia Peralta Agudelo – UTFPR, Brazil

"The challenge is to design an educational offer that goes beyond the local territory, yet enhancing its uniqueness. We should offer students unparalleled opportunities for accessing a global dimension."

Prof. Monica Fedeli – UNIPD, Italy

“Making money and changing the world is a new paradigm that needs to be taught to the new generation of professionals. VAMOS - let's start the change!”

Prof. Carla Pasa Gomez – UFPE, Brazil



New publication: Teaching & Learning for the Future

New publication: Teaching & Learning for the Future

This publication shares the experience of the VAMOS Project consortium addressing the question of how to foster education for sustainable development. It gives an overview through a collection of Virtual Exchange Case Studies on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals...

STUDENT VOICES – talks with VAMOS participants

STUDENT VOICES – talks with VAMOS participants

VAMOS – some testimonials following the VE experience Francesco Facchinelli Name of university – PhD student at the University of Padova, Italy VAMOS VE involved in – Water & Forest – issues on community sustainable tourism and agroecology Student Feedback – “As a...

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