Study & further education: Sustainability, Energy & Environment

Qualify now for a sustainable future

Climate change, resource scarcity and social injustice are global challenges that are increasingly bringing the issue of sustainability into focus making it an indispensable part of our professional lives. Companies and organizations today are faced with the urgent need to implement sustainable practices to ensure long-term success while making a positive contribution to society and the environment. Consumers are increasingly paying attention to sustainable approaches, which is why transparency about actions being taken in all areas of companies is becoming relevant. As a result, more and more companies are focusing on the topic of sustainability reports.

But how can I become active myself and implement sustainability in my job and my company? What can I do in my professional life to help improve the lives of future generations?

Further education or part-time studies in the fields of sustainability, energy and the environment will help you to acquire the skills and perspectives you need to actively contribute to the sustainable transformation of our society and working world by providing you with up-to-date specialist knowledge. We empower you with the tools you need to develop innovative solutions, make ethical decisions and achieve positive change.

Sustainability study programmes at the Leuphana Professional School ©Leuphana/Alfred Brandl
Sustainability study programmes at the Leuphana Professional School

Studying sustainability - at a university that lives and understands sustainability

With your further education in sustainability at the Professional School, you are choosing one of the leading universities in the field of sustainability. Leuphana is holistically committed to humanistic, sustainable and action-oriented development. It was the first university to establish its own Faculty of Sustainability and pursues a comprehensive sustainability concept that covers all areas of campus infrastructure, from energy management to waste and procurement to event management.

Leuphana received the German Sustainability Award in 2023 for its leading role in sustainable change in Germany. This award recognizes excellence in sustainability in business, municipalities and research and is the largest of its kind in Europe. The award is presented by the Stiftung Deutscher Nachhaltigkeitspreis e. V. (German Sustainability Award Foundation) in collaboration with various partners. The university emphasizes its long-standing sustainability strategy, which not only focuses on research and teaching, but is also put into practice in everyday university life. The jury's decision confirms Leuphana as a pioneer in Germany and praises its transdisciplinary approach to sustainability in business and society.

Further information on sustainability at Leuphana

Modular programmes

From sustainability law and management to sustainable chemistry and circular economy - we offer a wide range of courses in the fields of sustainability, energy and the environment. Thanks to the modular structure of our part-time courses, you have the option of booking various modules of our degree programs individually or combining them with each other.

You will find suitable modules in the following categories of our continuing education portal

You can book one or more modules or combine them to create an individual certificate study programme.

Initial contact & communication

Prospective students

Jelka Mau
Universitätsallee 1, C40.115
21335 Lüneburg
Fon +49.4131.677-2240

Companies & Organisations

Caroline Hellbrügge
Universitätsallee 1, C40.115
21335 Lüneburg
Fon +49.4131.677-2986

Marie-Sophie Sentker
Universitätsallee 1, C40.116
21335 Lüneburg
Fon +49.4131.677-4076

Continuing education office

Jana Treptow
Universitätsallee 1, C40.119
21335 Lüneburg
Fon +49.4131.677-2972