This year, the University of Groningen finished in 7th place in the GreenMetric 2020 UI. Compared to last year, the UG has risen one place. Of the 912 participating universities, Wageningen University & Research is the most sustainable. The University of Groningen is in 2nd place for the Netherlands.
The UI GreenMetric ranking was set up by Universitas Indonesia to draw attention to sustainability in the policy of universities. The universities are ranked by comparing numerical data in the areas of "Setting and Infrastructure", "Energy and Climate Change", "Waste", "Water", "Transportation" and "Education".
The UG is committed to more sustainability in education and research, but also in business operations, renovation and new construction projects. More about the university's sustainable goals can be found in the Roadmap 2015 - 2020.
The Green Office promotes sustainability in the UG by informing and inspiring students and staff and by advising on the university's policy on sustainability.
Achieving more together: Joint strategy paper of the Universities of Oldenburg and Groningen - Cooperation partners adopt new 2020-2030 Roadmap with seven core fields of collaboration
The rapid testing pilot project in the higher and vocational educational sectors in Groningen will be expanded. Two new locations will be joining the pilot project: one at the Euroborg for Noorderpoort students, and the other in the Wiebenga...
The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded Prof. Lude Franke a Vici grant worth € 1.5 million. The Vici grant will enable him to develop innovative lines of research for the next five years. Vici is one of the largest personal academic grants...
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