Sustainability Engagement Program

Learn and Live Sustainability in just one Semester!

Our common future is based on sustainability in global cooperation.

The University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer has committed itself to these aims in its guidelines: Sustainability and Social Cooperation!

The university and the region East Frisia are involved in many sustainable aims and development, e.g. renewable energy by wind generators, hydrogen technology in research projects, new renewable propulsion technologies for ships, the natural reserve and UNESCO world heritage Wadden Sea, to name but a few.

Therefore, the university is now offering a special program on sustainability to all international exchange students including a scientific introduction and projects.

This program allows international exchange students of all our facilities to get an insight into environmental, social and economic challenges within just one semester!

What does the Sustainability Engagement Program include?

The Sustainability Engagement Program is structured into four components:

1.Introduction into Sustainability and Social Responsibility One evening plus half-day excursion
2.Seminar/Lecture with Focus on Sustainability2 - 4 semester hours per week, 2 - 5 ECTS
3.Personal sustainable Engagement at our Campus or in University Projectstbd
4.Visit of a Company or Research ProgramOne day excursion

All four components must be completed to get the participation confirmation! A detailed plancan be found here.

Your Advantages of the Sustainability Engagement Program:

  • You will broaden your horizon with regard to sustainability
  • You will get a good understanding of the interrelation of environmental and economic challenges
  • You will deepent your knowledge in sutainable business processes and making responsible decisions in professional life
  • You will increase your "value" when doing job application

How can I register?

If you are interested in participating in the Sustainable Engagement Program please send an email before lecture start to