University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota
Sustainability Education

The University of Minnesota – Twin Cities offers an academic program, research center, student group or campus opportunity spanning nearly every aspect of and discipline connected to sustainability.  As a large, comprehensive, urban land-grant University with nationally recognized programs related to sustainability, the volume and variety of sustainability activities matches or exceeds those at any other higher education institution.  Though the “Student Work” included here comes primarily from the undergraduate Sustainability Studies Minor, numerous faculty and graduate research projects in sustainability have been completed or are underway.   Please write to with suggestions for additional listings or materials to include here.


The Sustainability Education website is administered by the University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment.

The University of Minnesota offers sustainability courses in most of its colleges and campuses around the state. These courses encompass biophysical sciences, social sciences, humanities, arts, design, engineering, business, and health. The Sustainability Studies minor is one of several interdisciplinary programs through which such diverse courses come together.