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Encyclopedia of Sustainability in Higher Education

Editors: Leal Filho, Walter (Ed.)

  • Comprehensively covers the whole spectrum of sustainability in higher education
  • Meets a demand for transdisciplinary publications on sustainability
  • Penetrates markets in Europe, North America and Australasia, supporting the efforts of universities to pursue sustainability
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About this book

This encyclopedia serves as a tool to support universities across the world to implement sustainable development in higher education in a number of key areas, spread over 5 Sections:1. Policy-making,  visioning, structures, management and strategies 2. Teaching, learning and competencies 3. Research and transformation 4. Campus greening, design, operations and carbon impacts5. Students and stakeholders´  initiatives and involvement The encyclopedia  will be of special interest to administrators and managers at higher education institutions; academic staff (e.g. lecturers,  professors, researchers); technical staff and students. Also, other groups working outside higher education, but interested on the theory and practice of sustainable development, will find its contents useful.

About the authors

Walter Leal Filho (B.Sc., Ph.D., D.Sc., D.Phil., D.L., F.R.G.S.,F.R.S.A., F.R.S.B.) is a biologist and has various doctorates in subjects relating to the environment and sustainable development issues. He is Director of the Research and Transfer Centre “Sustainable Development and Climate Change Management” and the “European School of Sustainability Science and Research” at the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences in Germany, where he is in charge of a number of European projects. He has authored, coauthored, or edited over 400 publications on the subjects of the environment, sustainable development, and climate change. Professor Leal is also the initiator of the Inter-University Sustainable Development Research Programme (IUSDRP), a network of 128 universities sharing a common interest on sustainability research. He is the founding editor of the International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education and the World Sustainability Series with Springer. He sits on the editorial board of various journals. Professor Leal is fluent in English, German, Portuguese, and Spanish and has a good knowledge of French. He is regarded as one of the world’s leading experts on matters related to sustainable development.

Buy this book

Print + eBook £1,172.59
price for United Kingdom (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-11353-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Online orders shipping within 2-3 days.
eReference £779.99
price for United Kingdom (gross)
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-11352-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
Print £649.99
price for United Kingdom (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-11351-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Encyclopedia of Sustainability in Higher Education
Editors
  • Walter Leal Filho
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
Print + eBook ISBN
978-3-030-11353-7
eReference ISBN
978-3-030-11352-0
Print ISBN
978-3-030-11351-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XLIV, 2104
Number of Illustrations
69 b/w illustrations, 205 illustrations in colour
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