Last updated: March 29, 2023

RCE Graz-Styria

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Rce details
Date of RCE acknowledgement:
August, 2007
Description of RCE and Geographic Region:

The RCE Graz-Styria is the Center for Sustainable Social Transformation at the Faculty of Environmental, Regional and Educational Sciences of the University of Graz. Being located in the second biggest city of Austria, our projects cover local, regional, national and international issues, especially regarding EU projects. Most of our projects follow a transdisciplinary approach involving several partners to bring university and society closer together. Our interdisciplinary team consists of experts on human geography, political science, sociology, economics, ecology and architecture. The RCE Graz-Styria covers the following topics: social ecological transformation, sustainable housing, sustainable mobility, alternative economies, digitization and space.

Goals and Objectives:

The mission of the RCE Graz-Styria is to promote sustainable development by research, training and mutual knowledge creation between science and society.

Organisation Hosting RCE Secretariat:

University of Graz

Key Partners:

Name of organization: Department of Geography and Regional Sciences (University of Graz)
Type of organization: University department

Name of organization: Klimabündnis (Climate Action Alliance)
Type of organization: NGO

Name of organization: Allianz Nachhaltiger Universitäten in Österreich (Alliance of Sustainable Universities in Austria)
Type of organization: Network

Name of organization: UniNetz (Alliance of Sustainable Universities in Austria)
Type of organization: Network and project

Name of organization: COPERNICUS Alliance
Type of organization: European Network on Higher Education for Sustainable Development

Upcoming Activities:

In the last years the RCE Graz-Styria successfully completed the following projects (selection):

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Contact Details
Main RCE Contact:
Prof. Anke Strüver
Secondary RCE Contact:
Dr. Andreas Exner
RCE Youth Coordinator(s):
General RCE email:
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