From eco-conscious printing to movement sensors, the UvA is investing in sustainability. Students and staff expect the University to create conditions that will enable them to work sustainably and contribute to the reduction of CO2 emissions. In turn, the UvA expects a commitment to the improvement of sustainable corporate operations. Moreover, sustainability has been given a prominent place in teaching and research programmes.

  • Education and sustainability

    The theme of sustainability has been integrated into a wide range of degree programmes, in fields as ranging from science to business and law.

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  • Professor Hans Breeuwer of IBED examining seedlings.

    Research and sustainability

    Sustainability is given pride of place in research programmes at the UvA. This is reflected in the numerous research priority areas and projects focusing on themes such as sustainable cities, sustainable chemistry, electricity generation and ...

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  • Sustainable operational management

    The UvA adopts a sustainable approach to construction, building management, energy management, transportation, purchasing and consumption.

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  • UvA/GreenOffice

    UvA Green Office

    The UvA's Green Office is a student-run organisation that turns students’ ideas for a more sustainable university into reality. Working together with students and staff, we are a central hub for ideas, projects and conversations regarding ...

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