Sustainability

TU Braunschweig strives to align its decisions and processes in all areas of operation, research and teaching in such a way that ecological, social and economic sustainability are a major priority. In this context, climate protection and diligent use of energy and natural resources are of particular importance.

"Universities are places for developing and communicating ideas and concepts about the inner and outer structure of the world and how it could or should develop as a whole in the future. TU Braunschweig is committed to contributing to a sustainable world. Everyone can contribute to this internally and externally, whether in research, teaching, learning, administratiion or idealistically."

Professor Manfred Krafczyk
Porträtfoto Manfred Krafzcyk

Sustainable University

Professor Wolfgang Durner, former Sustainability Officer at TU Braunschweig, about "sustainability on campus" (in German).

 

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Sustainability-News

01.02.2023

Picture of the month: When fibres support the concrete wall

Concrete can absorb compressive forces, but when bending moments and ...

26.01.2023

Sustainable management of existing buildings

Demolish or reuse? To enable owners and project developers to ...

19.01.2023

The secret of deep-rooted plants

Extreme weather and periods of drought are causing problems for ...

16.01.2023

Making aircraft more efficient – with distributed propellers

Three propellers rotate in front of an aircraft wing in ...

11.01.2023

Optimising the resources of heritage buildings

The climate and energy crises require more sustainability in the ...

10.01.2023

Marine sediments from a depth of 8,000 metres

Solid ground under her feet again: After seven weeks on ...