About Sustainability 2030

Students at Karen Blixen's Square

The transition of our society and consumption to sustainability requires massive change. This also accounts for University of Copenhagen, whose 9.500 employees and 37.500 students have a considerable climate and resource footprint.

UCPH's researchers and students develop knowledge and solution in relation to the challenges we are facing. The university has a responsibility to put this knowledge to action. As a result UCPH has worked with sustainable transition of the institution since 2008 and will concurrently strengthen the effort.

In 2020, The University of Copenhagen has developed and approved six main themes for the sustainability work pointing towards 2030, building on contributions from employees and students.

The University of Copenhagen will be realised following four general principles: