Sustainable UU

The challenge to develop a sustainable society is one of the greatest facing society in the 21st century. Utrecht University is committed to fulfilling its social responsibility in this area.

Mainly interested in Utrecht University's research activities regarding sustainability? Go directly to strategic research theme Sustainability.


29 July 2015
Four earth scientists from Utrecht University are to participate in the sector-wide NWO program The New Delta.
20 July 2015
A VENI has been awarded to Frank Meye. He will be focusing on stress, eating behaviour and the brain.
Infographic Future Deltas
8 July 2015
On July 1st the Future Deltas Symposium took place in Utrecht. Please find the presentations given during this one-day symposium on our website.
The coordinators and academic leader of the Academy for Ecosystem Services: Pita Verweij, René Boot and Marijke van Kuijk
8 July 2015
On Wednesday July 8th the Academy of Ecosystem Services was officially launched at Utrecht University
Dry rice plants
8 July 2015
The goal is to determine the mechanisms by which the important food crop, rice, and the model plant Arabidopsis can adapt to different conditions




E.g., 08/02/2015
15 September 2015 20:00 -
National and international top scientists show us dream visions and doomsday scenarios in four lectures on urban issues in relation to health.
26 - 28
26 October 2015 12:00 -
International conference - Sustainability
breaker, greenoffice, duurzame uu

Sustainable UU