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  UNESCO Chair in Higher Education for Sustainable Development (687), established in 2005 at the University of Lueneburg (Germany)

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Sustainability for university education and its implementation in research and education.

  • To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation in the fields of sustainability for university education and its implementation in research and education.

  • It will serve as a means of facilitating collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and teaching staff of the University and other institutions in Germany and elsewhere in Europe, and in other regions of the world.

Host Institution
University of Lueneburg (Germany)

Progress Report 2007-2008 (short version)


Universidad Arcis (Chile)

Universidad Bolivariana (Chile)

Universidad Tecnológica Vicente Pérez Rosales, VIPRO (Chile)

Yonsei University in Seoul and Wonju (Korea)

University of Latvia, Riga (Latvia)

UNESCO Chair in Reorienting Teacher Education towards Sustainability, York University (Canada)

UNESCO Chair in Civics and Multicultural Education Studies, Jaan Tonisson institute (Estonia)

UNESCO Chair in Global E-Learning with applications to multiple domains, University of Tampere (Finland)

UNESCO Chair in Healthy Life for Sustainable Development, Moscow State University for Medicine and Density (MSUMD) (Russian Federation)

UNESCO Chair in Bioethics and Society, University of Granada (Spain)

UNESCO Chair in Environmental Education, UNED, Madrid (Spain)

University of Wageningen (Netherlands)

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July 5-7, 2007 (Mexico)- Second International Conference “World in Transition – Sustainability Perspectives for Higher Education”, within the framework of UNESCO Chair Higher Education for Sustainable Development, University of Lüneburg, Germany.
This second international conference will be held in San Luis Potosí, Mexico. The UNESCO Chair for Higher Education for Sustainable Development, in cooperation with the Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí, Mexico, would like to invite representatives of institutions that are committed to integrating sustainable development into higher education to a lively experts’ exchange on aspects related to implementing sustainable development into teaching and learning at higher education institutions. >> More

Documents Progress Report 2006-2007 (short version)
Activities of the UNESCO Chair in Higher Education for Sustainable Development, established in 2005 at the University of Lueneburg (Germany)

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