One of the world's most sustainable universities
Ranked 8th in the world in the QS Sustainability Rankings 2024, Lund University is a global leader in sustainability in higher education. This encourages us to continue leading the way towards a sustainable society in our research, education and everyday life.
Sustainability is a complex area that requires interdisciplinary research, education and external engagement. The University offers a range of courses and study programmes, and is part of networks and collaborations linked to the sustainability goals outlined in the 2030 Agenda.
Our courses and programmes enable students to approach sustainable development from many different disciplinary perspectives. Through education at the Bachelor's, Master's and doctoral level, as well as professional development, this understanding of sustainability follows our students into their careers.
We offer the following programmes and courses in the area of sustainability:
We offer three international Master's programmes in the field of environment and sustainability.
Lund University Commissioned Education currently offers the following course in sustainable development:
We are constantly generating new scientific knowledge that challenges and deepens our understanding of sustainable development. Interdisciplinary, problem-oriented and curiosity-driven research is needed to strengthen the necessary knowledge base and solve current and future sustainability challenges.
Cross-border external engagement
We are actively working to create new collective meeting places and to strengthen existing initiatives between academia and society in the field of sustainability.
Would you like to collaborate with us or find out more about our approach to sustainability issues? Please contact our Sustainability Forum, which coordinates sustainability issues at the University.
Sustainability at the University
Lund University is committed to being a good, safe and accessible place to work, as well as a resource-efficient organisation with minimal impact on the climate and the environment. We work continuously and systematically according to policies and plans to create a sustainable place to work and study. We want to make it easy for our staff and students to make sustainable choices during their time here.
Sustainability strategy and sustainability plan
The University has a long-term sustainability strategy, a sustainability plan, and other policy documents that affect all our organisations, staff and students.
Pro vice-chancellor for research, sustainability and campus development
per [dot] mickwitz [at] rektor [dot] lu [dot] se (per[dot]mickwitz[at]rektor[dot]lu[dot]se)
Telephone: +46 46 222 38 80
claes [dot] nilen [at] bygg [dot] lu [dot] se (claes[dot]nilen[at]bygg[dot]lu[dot]se)
Telephone: +46 46 222 41 59