Sustainable Research:

There is need for action in science to implement climate protection and environmental and resource conservation in the research process. In order to drive the process towards sustainable research, sustainability aspects in the research process and possible reduction potentials as well as alternative approaches should be taken into account. According to the DFG's catalogue of guiding questions emission and ressource consumption of the following topics should be considered:

  • Travel
  • Methodology and design
  • Computing
  • Equipment procurement and operation of equipment

Selected Research Projects dealing with Sustainability:

Is your research project not yet on the list? Please feel free to contact the team of the Green Office.

Contact - Green Office

Do you have questions or suggestions about sustainability in research?
Or in your studies?
Do you have any ideas about sustainability in your studies?
For these and general questions, suggestions contact us!


Sustainability Coordinator

Marco Lange, Coordinator of the Green Office
Phone: 0551 39-21356


Tabea Kothe, Student of Geography

Anna von Borcke, Student of Ethnology and Sociology

Hannah Kalden, Student of Philosophy