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.


Geothermische installatie
26 August 2016
Scientists from Utrecht University, among others, investigate the potential of the Earth as an energy source.
24 August 2016
Nature publication co-authored by Utrecht biologist Yann Hautier.
24 August 2016
Climate and environmental research and energy research score respectively 13th and 24th in the Shanghai ranking.
11 August 2016
Utrecht University research shows that contrary to popular belief, the drought in Africa has not increased - the continent has become wetter instead.
Prof. Geert-Jan Boons
27 July 2016
Boons will work with Friesland Campina to identify complex carbohydrates in order to produce better food products for infants.




E.g., 08/27/2016
19 - 23
19 September 2016 11:30 - 23 September 2016 16:00
From 19th until 23rd of September the Green Office Utrecht organizes the 2nd SusTasty Food Festival!
23 September 2016 14:30 - 15:15
Deforestation in North and East Kalimantan, Indonesia can be prevented, writes PhD student Carina van der Laan. But only with strict measures.
11 October 2016 10:00 - 17:30
On Tuesday, October 11th, the UU will showcase what happens in the field of sustainability. There will be a keynote presentation from Marjan Minnesma.
28 October 2016 09:00 - 18:00
The UU Sustainability Conference 2016 will take place in Utrecht, 28th of October 2016.
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Sustainable UU