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Umweltbericht 2019/2020

The Environmental Report 2019/2020 is here!

In the Environmental Report 2019/2020 of the University of Freiburg, the greenhouse gas emissions from waste, water, procurement and the vehicle fleet are published for the first time. With the support of the Faculty of Environment and Natural Resources and several master's theses, it has now been possible to construct the first comprehensive carbon footprint.






 Gustavo Quepon unsplashFreiburg Science Market (07 - 26 June)

The Freiburg Science Market will take place online this year. Whoever is interested can can discover the ways in which researchers in the Freiburg region are addressing significant social issues and challenges. Videos, podcasts and live streams will be published on the Science Market website.






Sustainability at the University of Freiburg: From the Idea Contest to the Pilot Composting Project on the 10. June at 4 pm

We are delighted to invite you to share our knowledge with you on biowaste composting and to develop together our pilot project for composting on the university campuses. The Workshop on Sustainability at the University of Freiburg: From the Idea Contest to the Pilot Composting Project will take place on the 10. June at 4 pm to 5:30 pm.








 Sustainability Days (7. - 20. June 2021)

The Sustainability Days will take place digitally from 7. - 20 June 2021. They are organised by different student initiatives in Freiburg. Further information about the 23 lectures, workshops and events can be found here.




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Students have WORMderful ideas for waste reduction

A total of 20 great ideas were submitted to the call for ideas on the topic of waste prevention at the university and in the student dormitories. 

The call for ideas was organized as part of the European Week of Waste Reduction and is a joint initiative of the students of the Master's program Environmental Governance, the Studierendenwerk (SWFR), the zero waste store Glaskiste unverpackt GmbH and the Department of Environmental Protection Office at the University of Freiburg.

You can find the winners and all submitted ideas here!



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New bike repair station at the campus Institutsviertel


A new bicycle repair station has been installed at the Institute of Physics in the Institutsviertel campus. There are currently three bike repair stations at the University of Freiburg. The two stations at the Technical Faculty and the Faculty of Biology are there since 2018.