Sustainable Development at the University of Tübingen

“The University of Tübingen acknowledges the maxim of sustainable development. It regards sustainability as an integral part of research and teaching.” This programmatic statement stems from the Mission Statement of the University of Tübingen. On different levels and in an interconnected way, the University of Tübingen implements concrete measures for sustainable development:

 

  

What is sustainable development?

 

"Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs."

 

[quote from the  Brundtland Commission, 1987]