Networks and partnerships

The centre offers access to the many competences at the University of Copenhagen and welcome you to contact us for research purposes or strategic partnerships.

Use our research network

We provide you with an overview of relevant research groups and initiatives based at University of Copenhagen. In cooperation with researchers around the world, they gain access to the most current research results pertaining to sustainable development.

If you are a researcher looking for new colleagues at the University of Copenhagen to set up a cross-disciplinary study, you are welcome to contact us for more information on how we can help you in the process.

Active collaborations

The sustainability challenges facing humankind require the concerted efforts of researchers from around the world to solve.


In addition to active collaboration with other Danish universities, the University of Copenhagen supports the Sustainability Science Initiative of the International Association of Research Universities (IARU).


In 2014 we joined a strong sustainability collaboration with the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and the Copenhagen Business School (CBS). This Copenhagen Sustainability Initiative (COSI) brings together research, education and outreach from three leading universities.

Joint sustainability courses
In a joint COSI collaboration, we bring students from all three universities together in two sustainability courses drawing from science, engineering and business studies.


In 2014, the Sustainability Science Center became a member of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN).

Through a global network of universities, research centers, and other knowledge institutions, the SDSN is supporting the international discussions on framing the Sustainability Development Goals. It is promoting high quality education and research collaboration for sustainable development and supporting governments in better understanding and addressing challenges for sustainable development.

More to come

Additional cooperative agreements have been entered or are under negotiation with:

Enter a strategic partnership with us

Corporations can enter strategic partnerships with the Sustainability Science Centre through a sponsorship, and access the sustainability competences at the University more generally for “sparring” in relation to internal and customer-related dialogue.

Contact us for more information: