Sustainability at the University of Göttingen

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Sustainability Strategy

The University of Göttingen is committed to its societal role model function to contribute to sustainable development. This complies with the guiding principle that is engraved in the founding medal of our university: ‘For the good of all’ (in publica commoda). The most relevant areas of activity concerning sustainability can be found further below.
What is sustainable development?

Green Office

The Green Office is the central office for sustainability at the University of Göttingen. It coordinates and pools all activities and knowledge in the field of sustainability at the university. Furthermore, it coordinates the development and implementation of appropriate measures. The Green Office also supports the cross-linking of all members of the university’s community and the Göttingen Campus on the issue of sustainable development.

Project ‘ForAN – Research and Exchange on Sustainability’

The goal of the project “ForAN – Forschung und Austausch zu Nachhaltigkeit“ is to interconnect young researchers at the University of Göttingen that are dealing with topics within the wide spectrum of sustainability.

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Particularly relevant areas of activity:

Research

Research

Research projects that focus on sustainability

Student Affairs

Student Affairs

Modules, Certificates and Degree programmes dealing with sustainability

Governance and Networking

Governance and Networking

Committees, Initiatives and Memberships

Operations

Operations

Information on resource friendly operations within the university

Knowledge Transfer

Knowledge Transfer

Projects for the exchange with society

Team of the Green Office

Team of the Green Office

Central office for sustainability for the improvement of sustainability


Contact - Green Office


Marco Lange
Sustainability Coordinator and Coordinator of the Green Office
Phone: 0551 39-21356
Email: marco.lange@zvw.uni-goettingen.de

Office
Von-Siebold-Straße 2
Room 1.113 (first floor)
37075 Göttingen

Email
nachhaltigkeit@uni-goettingen.de

Dina Nehring
Interconnection of students around sustainability issues
Email: dina.nehring@zvw.uni-goettingen.de

Ramona Schwarzenberger
Sustainability in teaching and learning
Email: ramona.schwarzenberger@zvw.uni-goettingen.de

Anuschka Linner
Research and Exchange on sustainability
Email: anuschka.linner@zvw.uni-goettingen.de