UZH offers a broad range of courses addressing aspects of sustainable development. This page points to further information resources for students and lecturers.
The Sustainability Report contains an overview of the efforts taken at UZH to embed topics of sustainability in teaching. The following link will take you directly to the chapter «Teaching and Continuing Education» in the web version of the sustainability report (in German).
Green VVZ: teaching modules addressing sustainability
Each semester, UZH offers well over 70 teaching modules covering aspects of sustainable development. The «Green VVZ» is a search filter that dynamically generates a list of these modules.
Tips for integrating aspects of sustainability into teaching
On the following website you can find information about ways of incorporating the concept of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in your teaching.
School for Transdisciplinary Studies
The School for Transdisciplinary Studies acts as a hub between the faculties and transdisciplinary initiatives and is responsible for the placement and administration of cross-thematic and cross-faculty courses. Currently, two courses have a direct link to sustainable development: the lecture series "Sustainability Now!" and the course "The 3R's and the ethics of animal research".
Continuing education programs
UZH offers the following continuing education programs (Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS), Master of Advanced Studies (MAS), Diploma of Advanced Studies (DAS)) that are related to sustainability:
If you are planning or already offering a continuing education program with a focus on sustainability which is not yet included in this list, please send us an e-mail.