Skip to ContentSkip to Navigation
About us Latest news News

UG is fourth on world list of sustainable universities

13 December 2022

We are proud to announce that, for the second year in a row, the University of Groningen ended up in the top 5 of the UI GreenMetric Ranking. This year, the UG ranked fourth place, with a score of 9160 points, after the Universities of Nottingham (both 9175 points) and Wageningen University & Research (9300 points). Last year, the UG finished in third place with 8800 points. 1050 universities participated in this year’s UI GreenMetric Ranking.

The UI GreenMetric ranking was set up by Universitas Indonesia to draw attention to sustainability in the university policies. The universities are ranked by comparing numerical data.

UI Green Metric Award

Sustainability at the UG

Sustainability is one of the key values of the University of Groningen. This means that the UG aims to integrate sustainable development into all facets of the University. Not only in teaching and research, but also in University business operations. Sustainability therefore has an important place in the Strategic Plan. All ambitions and objectives in the field of sustainability up to 2026 can be found in the Roadmap Sustainability.

The Roadmap Sustainability was created by the Sustainability Programme and the Green Office, in collaboration with staff members, academics, students, service units and faculties.

Last modified:13 December 2022 09.33 a.m.
View this page in: Nederlands

More news

  • 13 October 2023

    Moniek Tromp appointed Captain of Science of the Top Sector Chemistry

    Prof. Moniek Tromp has been appointed Captain of Science of the Chemistry Top Sector by the Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy. As from 1 July 2023, she succeeded Prof. Bert Weckhuysen from Utrecht University.

  • 12 September 2023

    Art in times of AI

    Leonardo Arriagada Beltran conducted his PhD research on the interface of computer-generated art and the constantly evolving field of Artificial Intelligence (AI). He will defend his Phd thesis on 21 September. His research offers valuable insights...

  • 28 August 2023

    Harish Vedantham and Casper van der Kooi nominated for 'Wetenschapstalent 2023'

    Harish Vedantham and Casper van der Kooi have been nominated by New Scientist for Wetenschapstalent 2023 (Science Talent 2023). This election is meant to give young scientists and their research a stage.