Organisation profile

Layman's description

In 2020 the new research programme of the Department of Environmental Sciences has been published. The programme is titled: Learning and Innovation for Resilient Social-Ecological Systems (LIRSS). With its research the department wants to contribute to finding ways towards a sustainable future. The research contributes to a better understanding of socio-ecological systems, the development of solutions for environmental problems and the knowledge that helps societies to attain their sustainability goals.

The Department’s research is highly interdisciplinary, whereby three main research foci can be distinguished: 

  • Integrated environmental modelling of socio-ecological systems
  • Learning for sustainability
  • Innovations in environmental governance.


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