The sustainable university
Leiden University is very aware of its role in society. Good scientific research and teaching are crucial for a safe, healthy, sustainable, prosperous and just world; this is one of the premises of the University's 2015-2016 Strategic Plan 'Freedom to Excel'. You can read in this dossier about how Leiden University handles its responsibilities in the areas of sustainability and the environment.
Canal Cups project 59th in Trouw newspaper’s Sustainable 100
Canal Cups, Auke-Florian Hiemstra and Liselotte Rambonnet’s project to rid Leiden of disposable plastic cups and its canals of litter, has taken 59th ...
Leiden University in top 10 of sustainability ranking
For the first time, Leiden University has made it to the top 10 of the UI Green Metric, a global sustainability ranking for universities. Of the 780 p...
Leiden University keeps fifth place in SustainaBul list
In SustainaBul, 16 higher education institutions are ranked on sustainability each year. Leiden University has managed to keep its fifth place. A good...
Leiden University supports climate letter
The 14 universities, brought together in the Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU), have expressed their support for the open letter o...
Leiden University climbs international rankings on sustainability
Leiden University has climbed to 24th place in the UI Green Metric, an international sustainability ranking for universities. This puts Leiden Univers...