The International Association of Universities (IAU) offers you a comprehensive set of Higher Education actions and initiatives to achieve sustainable development. This global portal provides access to university actions and more initiatives developed around the world for Sustainable Development and the SDGs.

Currently, the portal lists over 450 News items, 350 events, and more than 1200 Actions from 1050 Universities and 200 Organizations globally (May 2023).

How to search for actions:

Type on search bar:

  • keyword ("teaching", "ESD", "resources", "MOOC","water", "energy", "webinar", "conference"...)
  • SDG ("SDG1" "SDGs")
  • country ("Canada", "Kenya")
  • name of university or organisation 

We recommend to use short and general keywords and then narrow down the search. Please note that the portal search function might not recognize all keywords entered. Another option is to explore the actions by country, using the map below, or clicking directly on the SDG you wish you to find actions on the landing page here.

For any questions or specific information requests, please contact IAU via email: 

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