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 2015-2020 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.
University Rebellion wants more attention for sustainability
Tell the truth about sustainability, become climate neutral by 2025 and safeguard democracy within the University. These are, in short, the demands of...
How sustainable does the University want to be by 2030?
Leiden University has become more sustainable in the past few years, but it could do better, particularly in the area of teaching and research. A stud...
How sustainable is Leiden University?
How does Leiden University save energy? Could we organise our recycling better? Do our study programmes devote sufficient attention to the importance ...
Leiden University 20th in SustainaBul ranking
Leiden University has come 20th in the annual SustainaBul ranking. The SustainaBul is a prize awarded to the most sustainable higher education institu...
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 ...