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Sustainability at the University of Cologne

Challenges such as climate change, environmental pollution, resource depletion, food insecurity, biodiversity threats and social inequality are making a transition towards a more sustainable lifestyle inevitable. As the University of Cologne, we want to address these challenges and contribute to solutions.

Sustainability News

Sustainable Christmas market

Sustainable Christmas market

Participatory activities, information materials and Christmas treats, 6.12. 3-7 p.m.
“Our human rights”

“Our human rights”

Junior University program for upper level courses in January 2024 – register now (GER)
Capturing the sun

Capturing the sun

A university magazine report on innovative solar cell research at the University of Cologne (GER)
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Events (GER)

More events (GER)

Did you know...

…that many of the videos on the YouTube channel of the Science-Lab Cologne address sustainability topics?


…that facade greening (GER) has a positive climate effect?


…that there is a bike station (GER) at the University where you can also charge e-bikes?


Networks and certificates