FAQ: What are themes?
The AUC themes examine complex and far-reaching questions in today's world that require the integration of insights from different fields of knowledge. The six themes are:
- Energy, Climate and Sustainability
- Life, Evolution, Universe
- Health and Well-being
- Information, Communication, Cognition
- Social Systems (peace & conflict; equality, inequality & diversity; market & regulation)
- Cities and Cultures
Your theme then becomes the background to your choice of major in the sciences, humanities or social sciences. Your theme will guide you through the curriculum and will help you make a good choice of courses from the wide array of disciplines within the AUC curriculum.