University for Sustainable Development Eberswalde 

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Sustainable Studies

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A non-profit public higher education institution, Hochschule für Nachhaltige Entwicklung Eberswalde (Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development) was established in 1992 and is situated in the center of the sizable town of Eberswalde. The bustling Berlin, the German capital, is only 60 kilometers from the Eberswalde campus. The University for Sustainable Development Eberswalde, with its 17 degree programs, has a distinctive focus on sustainable economics. This modern campus university has 2,300 students from 57 different countries and more than 370 staff members working in research, teaching, and other positions. It is located in a large tract of natural scenery not far from the city of Berlin. There are currently 20 different study programs offered by the university's four faculties of forestry and the environment, landscape management and nature conservation, wood engineering, and sustainable business, some of which are exclusive to Germany. These programs allow students to gain knowledge in forestry, organic farming, climate change adaptation, sustainable business, timber construction, and sustainable tourism management. The University of Applied Sciences for Sustainable Development Eberswalde (FH) is renowned for its highly successful research in addition to its successful students and instructors. The "HNEE Internationalisation 2.0" initiative aims to improve the institutional structural framework with regard to internationalization and to promote the establishment of a new internationalization strategy at the University for Sustainable Development. The project gives the HNEE an excellent opportunity to strengthen connections and linkages with partner universities in Canada and South Africa. The undertaking will last through December 2023.

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