Centre for Sustainable Development

The Centre for Sustainable Development is an interdisciplinary collaborative platform of the University of Tartu, bringing together the university’s researchers, students and knowledge to help find the balance between planetary boundaries and human well-being. To this end, we at the university promote research, teaching and development cooperation that supports the environment, the balanced development of society and human well-being. We also support knowledge transfer and social debate in the field of sustainable development.

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Sustainable development - what it is?

Focus topics of the Centre for Sustainable Development

Interdisciplinary research collaboration

Through cross- and interdisciplinary collaboration, the University of Tartu researchers contribute to identifying, preventing and solving the complex problems faced by society. The Centre for Sustainable Development supports interdisciplinary research collaboration.

Research for sustainable development

Advice on the development of the sustainable university

The University of Tartu is an innovative organisation focused on sustainable development, providing equal opportunities, following best practices, and striving towards a more open, environmentally aware and cooperative organisational culture. The Centre for Sustainable Development also provides advice on the sustainable development of the university as an organisation.

Read about activities of the sustainable university
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On 13 December, the University of Tartu’s Centre for Sustainable Development was opened.
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The University of Tartu Centre for Sustainable Development seeks solutions for key societal issues arising from the ever-increasing conflict between the planetary boundaries and the human impact.
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University of Tartu starts the project "Climate awareness from school to society: empowering children, youth and teachers to reduce the effects of climate change" with partners.