We contribute to a sustainable future by means of transdisciplinary research

Pathways to Sustainability

Sustainability research at Utrecht University is exceptionally strong and covers many different fields. Having the unique combination of top-notch fundamental natural science research, modelling, and scholarship in innovation, transition, governance and finance, Utrecht University, as a broad research university, is at the forefront of innovation in sustainability research.

The focus will be on identifying and understanding transformative pathways in four hubs:

Our focus is on identifying and understanding transformative pathways

Pathways to Sustainability is one of the strategic themes of Utrecht University. Excellent researchers from the humanities, social and natural sciences work together with external partners to develop a more sustainable society.

Events

Delta
7 May 2019 16:15 - 18:15
Inaugural lecture by Veena Srinivasan, holder of the Prince Claus Chair for her research into sustainable and inclusive food production in Asian delta regions.
NILOS Moot Court Competition
22 May 2019 09:00 - 24 May 2019 18:00
The Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea (NILOS) presents the first NILOS Moot Court Competition at Utrecht University on 22, 23 and 24 May 2019.
23 May 2019 13:00 - 18:00
Join this unique symposium on the SDGs organized together with Gemeente Utrecht and SDG Coordinator for the Netherlands, Hugo von Meijenfeldt.
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News

Degrowth. Credit: iStock/com/feellife
17 April 2019
The symposium on 'living on a finite planet – alternatives to economic growth' will be held at Utrecht University on 28 June.
17 April 2019
Three of six Dutch projects selected for ERA-NET co-fund AXIS awarded to researchers from Utrecht University's Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development.
17 April 2019
PhD candidate Kieran Campbell-Johnston is part of a team of architects, activists and researchers developing a circular housing cooperative in Amsterdam Oost.
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