Sustainable development involves a good environment, but also the interplay of three mutually dependent parts - ecological sustainability, economic sustainability and social sustainability.
We work to increase the knowledge and insight of the students and staff concerning a sustainable development. The university's overall and long-term objective is, among other things, to:
Integrate knowledge and competence in sustainable development in research and educationIntegrate knowledge and competence in sustainable development in continuing professional development for the university employees
- We buy eco-labelled electricity
- In the teacher training especially, but also in the engineering programmes, an environmental perspective is integrated
- The university premises are heated by environmentally friendly district heating
- Printers and photocopiers are set to black and white and double-sided printing as default
- Waste is sorted at source on campus
- The university makes environmental demands in public procurement processes
- There are energy-saving lifts on campus
- The university transport vehicle is fuelled by biogas
- The student computers automatically shut off when the campus is closed for the night.
- The university restaurant offers organic coffee.
- All offices and some of the lecture rooms are equipped with automatic motion detectors which turn off the light when the space is unoccupied.
- It is possible to regulate the temperature in each office.
- The university strives to purchase eco-labelled office supplies