Sustainability at the UvA

Sustainability has a prominent place at the UvA. As a public university, it’s our responsibility to teach sustainability and raise awareness, conduct research and find solutions to sustainability issues, and maintain sustainable operations.

  • Practicum Biologie

    Sustainability in education

    We aim to equip our graduates with specialist knowledge of sustainability issues in order to prepare the leaders of tomorrow.

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  • Professor Hans Breeuwer of IBED examining seedlings.

    Research on sustainability

    Researchers at the UvA conduct research on a wide range of topics, from global ecology to sustainable cities.

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  • Green roof at Science Park

    Sustainable operations

    We’ve adopted a sustainable approach to construction, building management, energy management, transportation, purchasing and consumption.

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  • Researchers and the media

    Find out which of our researchers are available as spokespersons on the topic of sustainability.

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  • Slim en duurzaam bevoorraden


    Read the UvA's latest news on the topic of sustainability.

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