Sustainability at the University of Göttingen
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?❯
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:
Contact - Green Office
Sustainability Coordinator and Coordinator of the Green Office
Phone: 0551 39-21356
Room 1.113 (first floor)
Interconnection of students around sustainability issues
Sustainability in teaching and learning
Research and Exchange on sustainability