Technische Universität Dresden (TUD) is one of the largest “Technische Universitäten” in Germany and one of the leading and most dynamic universities in Germany. As a full-curriculum university with 17 faculties in five schools it offers a broad variety of 124 disciplines and covers a wide research spectrum.
In addition to research on issues of ecological sustainability and advancement of knowledge and skills through sustainable education, TU Dresden also set up an environmental management system according to EMAS in 2003. It collects key parameters of university operations in pursuit of the goal to continuously reduce our environmental impact.
Different projects are being conducted to prepare our campus for the future and to make students’ and employees’ everyday university life at TU Dresden more sustainable. The structural and organizational preconditions for long-term sustainable development at TU Dresden have been established. Numerous stakeholders are working together to actively shape the various aspects of sustainability at the university. The university community is actively involved in the manifold elements of sustainability – students and staff can work together in various teams, university groups and projects to ensure and foster sustainability at TU Dresden.