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.
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 ...
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...