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The state of higher education for sustainable development

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The state of higher education for sustainable development

The UN Decade on Education for Sustainable Development is coming to its end and the new UN Global Action Programme on ESD is about to be launched. In this context, we are pleased to invite you on board a new study project on "The state of higher education for sustainable development"

Dear change agents in higher education for sustainable development, 

The UN Decade on Education for Sustainable Development is coming to its end and the new UN Global Action Programme on ESD is about to be launched.  In this context, we are pleased to invite you on board a new study project on The state of higher education for sustainable development, aiming at investigating critical factors supporting higher education institutions, NGOs and policy on how to scale and improve sustainability processes in the nexus of higher education institutions, society and policy. 

The survey responses will be analyzed and synthesized. The final report is to support higher education institutions’, policy’ and society’ decision-makers to develop and support appropriate mechanisms in order to foster sustainable development within their respective regional contexts.

The outcomes will be presented on behalf of all the participants at the UNESCO World Conference on ESD to take place in Aichi Nagoya in November in Japan.

It will take you approximately 10 minutes to complete this survey. Please do circulate this invitation within your institution to all staff and students.

To access the survey, please click on the appropriate link below:

www2.leuphana.de/infutools/limesurvey3/index.php/628125/lang-en (English)
www2.leuphana.de/infutools/limesurvey3/index.php/628125/lang-ar (Arabic)
www2.leuphana.de/infutools/limesurvey3/index.php/628125/lang-fr (French)
www2.leuphana.de/infutools/limesurvey3/index.php/628125/lang-pt (Portuguese)
www2.leuphana.de/infutools/limesurvey3/index.php/628125/lang-es (Spanish)

Deadline: September 19th 2014

We thank you for your contributions,

Clemens Mader and Christian Rammel,

On behalf of RCE Graz-Styria, Karl-Franzens-University of Graz, RCE Vienna, Vienna University of Economics and Business, UNESCO Chair in Higher Education for Sustainable Development, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Institute for Advanced Studies of Sustainability - United Nations University,  and the International Association of Universities (IAU),

For any questions please contact : hesd@leuphana.de

Associated organization(s) : 
International Association of Universities (IAU)