Sustainability & Energy Unit
The Unit for Sustainability and Energy Management combines the most important cross-sectional tasks of sustainability management at Freie Universität Berlin.
The Unit for Sustainability and Energy Management initiates and coordinates activities related to sustainability in research, teaching, transfer, and on campus. This includes managing centralized and decentralized teams, establishing sustainability-related teaching offers, continuing to develop the integrated management system, coordinating the EMAS certification process, regular sustainability reports, university-wide energy monitoring, and waste management. The Unit advises the university leadership, creates opportunities for participation for all members of the university, coordinates the DAAD-funded University Alliance for Sustainability (UAS) and participates in regional and international sustainability networks. One of the concrete instruments for implementing the climate emergency declaration is the idea and innovation management. All students and employees can participate with creative ideas and their experiential knowledge.