The BTU as a sustainable university

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Structural change in Lusatia

With knowledge and technology transfer, the BTU contributes to mastering the demands of business and society on structural change in Lusatia in a future-oriented and sustainable manner.

Research & Transfer

The BTU is a research-intensive university. The focus is - among others - on energy efficiency and sustainability.

Study & Teaching

Sustainability is an important element for the promotion and development of sustainable lifestyles and value systems. The topic is a component in many courses and degree programs.

University Operations

For the BTU, sustainable university operations include a sustainable canteen, sustainable mobility, sustainable procurement as well as the careful use of energy and heat.

Equal Opportunities & Health

The BTU is certified as a family-friendly university and holds the TOTAL E-QUALITY rating. A sustainable health management concept is implemented throughout the whole university context.