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Lund: A university for sustainable development?

New demands on education in the light of Agenda 2030
Lund University’s Strategic Plan states that we must take a major social responsibility and meet the global challenges. The goals in Agenda 2030 place new demands on research, education and collaboration, which would require brave and active changes. An open and inclusive discussion is needed on how to set these changes in motion.

Lund University and Agenda 2030


Sustainability Forum arranged a discussion on this topic November 13 2018. 

Read a summary from the discussions here


  • Sustainability Forum introduces the event, their organisation and plans for a Green Office
  • Short presentations of student associations related to sustainability
  • Sylvia Schwaag-Serger, Deputy Vice-Chancellor with special responsibility for bachelor and masters level education, presents her vision for Lund University and her take on Agenda 2030. (featured in video below)
  • Susanne Arvidsson, Ass. Professor at the Department of Business Administration, presents on student researcher collaboration, specifically in ranking the sustainability of Swedish cooperations. Read more.
  • Moderated discussion on the theme How do we create a university for sustainable development and drive action for agenda 2030? On the panel: Alexander Nymark (Vice president of LUS), Sylvia Schwaag-Serger (Deputy Vice-Chancellor), Susanne Arvidsson (Ass. prof.) and Mathieu Mal, representative of Hållbart Universitet (HU).



Lund University Sustainablity Forum
Sölvegatan 37
223 62 Lund

contact [at] sustainability [dot] lu [dot] se