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… 


Sustainability Stories

Visit our Digital Photo Exhibition, 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. 



“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



Workshop on Education for Sustainable Development and Virtual Exchange

Workshop on Education for Sustainable Development and Virtual Exchange

To internally close off our Virtual Conference on Teaching and Learning in Wicked Times, our VAMOS team met on June 17, 2021. After a summary of our conference, Philipp Baur from Uppsala University presented our Miro board where teachers started to brainstorm possible...

VAMOS Steering Committee meeting

VAMOS Steering Committee meeting

Right after our successful workshop in Transformative Learning, our Steering Committee got back together to reflect on the workshop’s effectiveness to prepare for the next exciting event: our Virtual Conference on Teaching and Learning in Wicked Times. To draft an...