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Social Innovation for Development & Sustainability through HOPE

How can we generate impact through social innovation? What digital skills can we
leverage to achieve sustainable development goals? What pathways can we follow to
work together across cultures and sectors?

Hubs of Open and Participatory Education for Digitally Connected Learning (HOPE) is a project
funded by the UZH Teaching Fund (ULF), as one of the key educational activities of The

As the first milestone, HOPE will release its project-based learning course on the topic Social
Innovation for Development and Sustainability in fall 2024. The course is designed to bring
together students from University of Zurich and University of Geneva, alongside refugee
learners living in camps in Kenya, Niger and Jordan, to co-create technology for development
(T4D) solutions for real-world challenges, during a 4-day tutorial session in a hybrid format.
Practice partners include the InZone Program, the Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies, and
leading international organisations operating in humanitarian crisis contexts.

Module booking is now open on the UZH course catalog with 3 ECTs. Enrol yourself to become
a changemaker that you wish to see!