Radboud Centre for Sustainability Challenges

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The Radboud Center for Sustainability Challenges (RCSC) aspires to be the hub for all research and education related to sustainability and the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN. We work on enhanced interdisciplinary activities in this field.


Monday 26 June, 3-4pm, EOS 1.110

Sustainable Center Meeting: RCSC x Hochschule Rhein-Waal, Kleve

Our blog:


The  Sustainability Dispatch  is a new blog to communicate about relevant research on sustainability issues.

In the news

Radboud researchers are frequently interviewed or cited in news articles related to sustainability. Below you find the most recent articles (often in Dutch):

Earth System Governance Conference

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Call for Volunteers:

There is room for students to be involved in the conference organization as volunteers, offering them unique opportunity to be at the global frontiers of science and policy, networking with scholars and practitioners, deepening your vision and understanding for a sustainable future. The volunteer opportunity should be able to benefit students at all levels of study, from Bachelor to PhDs.

Apply now through this form .

Registration closes soon!

Registration for the 2023 Radboud Conference on Earth System Governance  : 'Bridging sciences and Societies for Sustainability Transformations' closes soon:

key dates:

  • June 30th: Deadline for registration of presenters
  • September 15, 2023: Full papers due
  • October 22: South-South Dialogues
  • October 23: Early Career Events & Local Excursion
  • October 24-26: Main Presentation Days, Opening Plenary, Semi-Plenary and Closing Plenary Sessions, Panels & Innovative Sessions
  • October 27: Task Force Meeting Day & Local Excursion

Sustainability as a compulsory part of education

As a compulsory part of education, every student in Nijmegen will be educated on sustainability. What does this mean for the study programmes?


Would you like to know more about the offer of sustainability related education? Click here for more information:

Radboud Global PhD Programme on Sustainability Challenges

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International off campus PhD programme for mid- and end-career sustainability professionals in the public, private and civil society sectors.

Are you interested in doing independent scientific research based on your professional experience on sustainability? Would you like to do PhD research relevant for your professional context? Then the Radboud Global PhD Programme on Sustainability Challenges is the opportunity for you.