Kassel Institute for Sustainability

Sustainability discourse

Prof. Dr. Andra-Ioana Horcea-Milcu

Most sustainability research to date has focused on describing and analyzing sustainability problems.

Activities & Structure


Research in transdisciplinary constellations on the challenges and potentials of sustainability


Development and further development of teaching and courses related to sustainability

Service for media: What is the Kassel Institute for Sustainability?

The "Kassel Institute for Sustainability" bundles top sustainability-related expertise at the University of Kassel. Three core characteristics characterize the Institute's work: Research at the Kassel Institute combines normative-critical research on the concept of sustainability with solution-oriented research in concrete areas of application. The Kassel Institute conducts holistic research into socio-ecological aspects of transformation. The Kassel Institute realizes the unity of research and teaching and develops new sustainability courses at the University of Kassel.

Kassel Institute for Sustainability

Address: Mosenthalstr. 8, 34117 Kassel
Secretariat: Room 3023 (3. Floor)
Telephone: +49 0561 804-7756
E-mail: kassel-institute[at]uni-kassel[dot]de