Department Life

How to make life at UZH more sustainable

Possible FoodHub at Irchel

In our survey to all GIUZ staff and students we wanted to know their opinion about alternative, short supply chains for agri-food commodity products. More than 200 participants are interested. This is motivation enough and shows that there is ground for a food hub to blossom and grow at our department. More ...

General tips by UZH Sustainability

Travel / Food / Commuting / IT devices / Paper / Waste / Used items / Event management / Stay informed and take action

Tips in English
Tipps auf Deutsch

Sustainable procurement

Purchases take place in almost every organizational unit at UZH – from office supplies to large research equipment. This website helps you to make your contribution to sustainable procurement at UZH.

Sustainable procurement
Nachhaltigkeit in der Beschaffung

Specific tips for students and employees

For students

Take classes relating to sustainability / Student-led sustainability initiatives / Trips abroad

Tips for students in English
Tipps für Studierende auf Deutsch

For employees

Teaching / Business travel / Buildings: Heating and use of space / IT devices and other electricity-consuming appliances / Paper and office supplies

Tips for employees in English
Tipps für Mitarbeitende auf Deutsch

Factsheets and guidelines

Factsheets and short informations

Business travel / Commuter traffic / Food in university life / Media use / Sustainability during your exchange / Sustainability during your stay in Zurich

Factsheets in English
Factsheets auf Deutsch

Guidelines and recommendations

Sustainable events / Sustainable catering / Action with regard to sustainable investments

Guidelines in English
Empfehlungen auf Deutsch