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The UG strives to integrate courses in most faculties that are related to sustainability. Currently, there are a few courses available to sign up for. A total of 1786 different courses are offered at the University of which 698 can be related to sustainability.

For instance, the Faculty of Law, Behavioural and Social Sciences, Science and Engineering and the Faculty of Arts offer also courses related to sustainability such as European Sustainability Law, Public Law and Sustainability, Fundamentals of Social Sustainability, Sustainability at the Polar Regions, Sustainability & Society, Sustainability for Engineers and Systems Integration and Sustainability.

Additonally, the RUG also organizes summer schools for Master students, PhDs, Postdocs and Practitioners to work intensively on specific topics within a research perspective.

The Energy Academy Europe, located in the most sustainable education building of The Netherlands, is also important in the sustainable education aspect within the RUG, being energy education with activities such as lectures, debates, masterclasses and excursions, one of their main core pillars.

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