Challenges in Higher Education for Sustainability

  • J. Paulo Davim
  • Walter Leal Filho

Part of the Management and Industrial Engineering book series (MINEN)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Fayyaz Vellani, Naveed Nanjee
    Pages 147-158
  3. Petra Molthan-Hill, Aldilla Dharmasasmita, Fiona M. Winfield
    Pages 199-215
  4. Judy Rogers
    Pages 217-229
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 317-318

About this book


This book presents the latest advances on the incorporation of sustainability in higher education. Different aspects such as the environmental, economic and social are here discussed. Several examples illustrating how sustainability in higher education is being pursued in different countries can be found in this book. Case studies include institutions from Kosovo, Brazil, Portugal, UK, Canada and USA.


Curriculum design Environmental Management Green Engineering Education Sustainability Policies Sustainability Research Teacher education

Editors and affiliations

  • J. Paulo Davim
    • 1
  • Walter Leal Filho
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of AveiroAveiroPortugal
  2. 2.Faculty of Life SciencesUniversity of Applied SciencesHamburgGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-23704-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-23705-3
  • Series Print ISSN 2365-0532
  • Series Online ISSN 2365-0540
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