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The University of Groningen is highly interested in societal dilemmas. Sustainable Society has its focus on issues of societal transition. Three profile areas are important: Inclusion, Cooperation and Resilience. The full range of Social Sciences and Humanities are involved, it is a cross-disciplinary program.

The University of Groningen’s vision regarding Sustainable Society:

'Throughout its 400 years of existence, the University of Groningen has been heavily involved in the field of fundamental scientific research. Given this long tradition, the University of Groningen regards itself as a natural contributor to the process of making society more sustainable with the final aim of promoting a balanced society.’

The mission of Sustainable Society:

‘The University of Groningen’s Sustainable Society mission translates in concrete terms into an active contribution to promoting a balanced society through fundamental research. In line with the classical identity of the University of Groningen, it wants to function as a responsible player in the process of making society more sustainable.’

Sustainable Society film - What is Sustainable Society all about?

Contact information

Sustainable Society

Sarah Oude Brunink (Monday - Thursday)
Erica Spronk (Monday - Tuesday)

+31 (0)50 - 363 69 17

Visiting address
Nieuwe Kijk in 't Jatstraat 68

Postal address
Grote Kruisstraat 2/1
9712 TS Groningen
The Netherlands

Last modified:21 August 2018 09.12 a.m.