The University of Basel combines a broad spectrum of skills and expertise in sustainability-related fields. In addition to highly specialized research, the University of Basel’s strengths include topics that require an interdisciplinary approach. As a result, it makes an active contribution to current social and ecological challenges and contributes to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Research is particularly focused on energy and climate, social change, ecological diversity and human health in a healthy environment.
The research network Sustainable Future of the University of Basel serves to coordinate and strengthen interdisciplinary research in the field of sustainability at the University of Basel across the boundaries of departments and faculties. It currently connects researchers from from five faculties, focusing on the three thematic focus areas Energy, (Bio-)Diversity and Sustainable Digital World. The network is engaged in topic-specific knowledge transfer and targeted public relations, thus increasing the visibility of sustainability research at the University of Basel in the medium and long term.
The Sustainability Report provides insights into current research at the University of Basel. It illustrates the wide breadth of sustainability research at the University of Basel and its contribution to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.