Hochschule für nachhaltige Entwicklung Eberswalde

Climate Protection Week 2018

What is the Climate Protection Week 2018

The Climate Protection Week at the HNEE is a platform designed for (research) projects, university faculties, administration and action groups that deal with climate change and climate protection. Participants share and discuss their experiences and approaches with other university members and any interested members of public.

Aims of the climate protection week are to:
  • create awareness for the topics 'climate change' and 'climate protection'
  • make climate change tangible
  • show possible solution to climate protection
The program encompasses everything...
  • from concrete and decentralized solutions to systemic discussions and concepts
  • from participatory activities to scientific lectures
  • from local initiatives to transregional acting protagonists
This years main Focus:
  • individual responsibilities
  • Sufficiency/ Changing Habits
  • DIY Climate Protection

You are cordially invited to participate at any activity, workshop or lecture

English Program



Wednesday, 30th of May 2018

City Campus Patio

or house 4 room 101

Climate Protection-Take action! - DIY

How can I become involved with climate protection? What kind of innovative business ideas are developed by HNEE graduates? Enjoy in a relaxed atmosphere an eventful afternoon and learn about climate friendly alternatives to consumption mainstream and disposable society.

Friday, 1st of June

16:15 - 17:15

Individual journey to Altenhof (Werbellinsee) by public transport or by bicycle, further information after registration

Excursion with the Solar Explorer: Exploring linkages between climate protection and biodiversity

At the end of the week, a climate friendly cruise with the research vessel "Solar Explorer" will be offered on the beautiful Werbellinsee. The vessel is operated with 100% self-generated energy. Experience a solar boat and explore the biodiversity of the up to 50m deep clear water lake (e.g. through the glass bottom).

Please register until the 20th of May for the journey. Write to klima@hnee.de

Saturday, 2nd of June

10:00 - 16:00 

City Campus 

Get to know the Sustainability and Climate Protection Management of the Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development at our booth on the Open Day! Next to us you can visit Ivakale e.V.: They present their climate protection project in the Kakamega rain forest in Kenya. Since 2014 the Eberswalde University has cooperated with Ivakale and compensated its carbon emissions via their forest protection program.

Program of several days Duration:




Exhibiton: Ivakale Project in the Kakamega Rainforest in Kenya

Foyer House 5 

The University for sustainable development Eberswalde is cooperating in a project to protect the Kakamega Rainforest with the Ivakale e.V. since 2014. The Exhibition is showing the impacts of the project on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations. The project shows solutions in the fields of fighting poverty, health care, climate protection and biodiversity.

Regional Food Week in the canteen

House 2, City Campus

House 17, Forest Campus

Enjoy regional and climate friendly food in the canteens of the university! Besides the regular vegetarian and vegan dishes, there will be special dishes, that are made of regional groceries.

 City Biking 2018

 City Eberswalde

Bike through the city for a good purpose. Find more information on:


Please direct any questions or comments to henning.golueke@hnee.de