Sustainability Roadmap

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With RWTH’s first sustainability report, we have created the foundation for our journey to make RWTH sustainable and climate-neutral. The ‘Sustainability Roadmap’ shall outline this process and help implement the University’s vision as described in its sustainability mission statement.

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Sustainability Report

RWTH's first sustainability report explains the existing structures and current developments related to sustainability.

Specific example projects are also presented and key figures from various spheres of action are transparently illustrated.

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Sustainability Mission Statement

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In its Sustainability Mission Statement, RWTH Aachen University intends to provide answers to the following questions, showing it is committed to sustainable action on behalf of the entire campus community.

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Digital Sustainability Map

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Our Digital Sustainability Map gives you a quick overview of the various different university projects and groups that are contributing to a more sustainable RWTH.

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Sustainable Operations

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Our goal is to make the operations of RWTH more sustainable, to reduce our consumption of environmental resources in the pursuit of climate neutrality, and to actively shape a responsible and inclusive University culture.


Sustainability in Research

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Our goal is to make our research more sustainable, to embed the topic of sustainability in all faculties and Profile Areas, to be involved in research projects, and to provide solutions for a sustainable transformation of our society.

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Sustainability in Teaching and Learning

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Our goal is to make our teaching and learning more sustainable, to embed the topic of sustainability in all courses of study, and to focus more strongly on empowering our learners and instructors to use innovative ideas to drive the development of solutions.

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Sustainability in the Internationalization Strategy

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RWTH's International Office is working on aligning its own activities, projects, and programs with RWTH's Sustainability Mission Statement and minimizing the conflict of goals between international mobility and sustainability as much as possible.

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Help Build a Sustainable RWTH

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RWTH wants to promote sustainable habits and further develop the University as an attractive place and space for togetherness.

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RWTH sustainability news from the Sustainability and University Governance staff unit.

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FAQs on the topic of sustainability at RWTH.

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