New Online Course


Launching date: 1 June 2020

The Global Labour University is launching a new online course to support a global debate on policy solutions and strategies to address the main challenges exposed and exacerbated by Covid-19. Join our online course and live discussions with academics, trade unionists, human and labour rights advocates and policy makers from around the world.

Course Structure

  • Chapter 1: Resilient health systems: Responding to pandemics and beyond
  • Chapter 2: Income support and social protection for all workers
  • Chapter 3: Securing emergency funding and financing recovery
  • Chapter 4: Redirecting the economy towards a socially and environmentally sustainable future

Course Team

Dr. Jeremy Anderson, Baba Aye, Prof. Dr. Mark Anner, Leo Baunach, Marlese von Broembsen, Ruth Castel-Branco, Dr. Bruno De Conti, Aleksandra Draganic, Prof. Dr. Trevor Evans, David Francis, Mirko Herberg, Dr. Frank Hoffer, Prof. Prof. Dr. Hansjörg Herr, Dr. Praveen Jha, Tendai Makanza, Dr. Sulakshana Nandi, Dr. Nicolas Pons-Vignon, Angelo Salento, Prof. Dr. Christoph Scherrer, Prof. Dr. Martina Sproll, Prof. Karel Williams, Prof. Dr. Markus Wissen and Dr. Edlira Xhafa

Supported by Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES)



About our Work

The Global Labour University Online Academy is a virtual campus for debating ideas for social justice and a fairer globalisation. Launched in 2014, the Academy has become a pioneer in online trade union education providing users from across the world with an opportunity to learn more about labour issues through an approach which combines theoretical knowledge and practical skills for cooperation and action.



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