TU Dortmund University understands sustainability as an integrative concept that ensures the long-term viability of the global ecological, economic and social system. Sustainability is a joint task in which all TU members participate across departments.
Prepared for a cool future
The joint project "iResilience" aims to improve the adaptation of urban districts to climate change.
Less is more
Christian Holz-Rau and Karsten Zimmermann examine the transport policies of various cities and their effects.
Against the sinking of the rice chamber of Vietnam
Prof. Nguyen Xuan Thinh is researching how land and water in the Mekong Delta can be used more sustainably.
Just save the world for a moment...
For Prof. Claudia Gärtner, religious education can enable young people to think critically when it comes to sustainability.
"The TU Dortmund should set an example".
Scientists for Future Dortmund talks to TU Rector Prof. Manfred Bayer about TU Dortmund's sustainability strategy.
Switch to green electricity
TU Dortmund University is improving its carbon footprint and will be purchasing certified green electricity from 100% renewable energy sources.
Report on the workshop 'Sustainable future campus'
At the end of September 2021, 45 participants from TU Dortmund came together. For two days, they discussed how TU Dortmund can become more sustainable
DFG funds research in the field of resource efficiency
The German Research Foundation presents a research project by the Chair of Materials Test Engineering of the department Mechanical Engineering.