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UniNEtZ- Policy Statement

In the second project phase, the main focus of UniNEtZ is on making contributions to the transformation of society toward sustainability. In order for universities to credibly live up to this claim of being pathfinders of societal transformation, they must first undergo a transformation process themselves.


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UniNEtZ Options Report:

150 options for sustainable development in Austria from the perspective of UniNEtZ


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UniNEtZ Reflection on the Ukraine Crisis:

No sustainable development without peace, no peace without sustainable development

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Working together for a sustainable future

In the project UniNEtZ, scientists and artists from 18 partner institutions have joined together to present options on how the UN Sustainable Development Goals may be implemented.



Green Skills - Embedding innovative teaching formats in higher education

  • Location: Online
  • Date: 13.12.2022, 16:00 – 18:00

The RCE (Regional Centre of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development) at Vienna University of Economics and Business and the Erasmus+ Project “Green Skills for Cities” invite you to an online exchange on best practice case studies and teaching formats. More information and registration can be found here.


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UniNEtZ-Policy Statement: Background information In the second project phase, UniNEtZ focusses on contributions to the transformation of society towards sustainability. In order to realize the claim to be pioneers of societal sustainability, higher education institutions have to transform theirselves first.


Klimawandelbildung – Kooperation zwischen Schulen, Klima- und Bildungswissenschaft am Beispiel des Projektes 'makingAchange

  • Vortragende: Thomas Schinko und Matthias Kowasch
  • Ort: PH Steiermark
  • Zeit: 30.11.2022, 18:00 – 20:00

Der Vortrag ist Teil der Ringvorlesung der neuen steirischen Hochschulen "ZUKUNFT - Der Beitrag der Hochschulen zur Lösung gesellschaftlicher Krisen". Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.

»It is too late for pessimism. We cannot afford pessimism, because it paralyzes. The point is to work actively to achieve change.«

Helga Kromp-Kolb
UniNEtZ Lenkungsausschuss


Students in UniNEtZ

You are interested in sustainability and would like to work in an academic context for the socio-ecological transformation of Austria and its universities? Then join UniNEtZ!



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The association forum n, which operates throughout Austria, networks students and student initiatives that are committed to sustainability at their universities. It has been involved in UniNEtZ and represents the student perspective. Since 2022, the association has also taken over the sponsorship of the priority area IV. More


Parliamentary Cooperation

In order to advance the transformation of our society, the transdisciplinary dialogue with political actors is central. The cooperation on the 2030 Agenda with the Austrian Parliament, which started in September 2022, offers an effective platform to further advance this dialogue.

These SDGs have already been in parliament: SDG 14SDG 9SDG 16

Heard already?


Meanwhile, there are numerous podcasts that inform about the SDGs & that deal with the implementation of the SDGs in Austria as well as globally. We have therefore compiled a selection. Enjoy listening!