Our Academic Vision

The primary role of any university is to educate and prepare its students to succeed in the world personally and professionally. For today’s student, that is a world facing tremendous environmental and social challenges that require thoughtful consideration, ambitious action, and innovative solutions. Therefore, it is essential that JHU students, as future business leaders, scientists, teachers, policymakers, and citizens, are provided with a foundation in sustainability-focused education.

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Sustainability in the Classroom

Diverse academic programs are offered across JHU’s schools to suit varied interests, and most academic disciplines offer courses with an environmental or sustainability focus each semester.

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Research in Sustainability

Find ways to get involved in sustainability-related research at JHU! Peruse Research Areas, explore our Sustainability Research Directory for professors that inspire you, or reach out to some of our Centers and Institutes working on sustainability-related projects and initiatives.