Frequently Asked Questions
How do I become a student at the University for Sustainability (US)? US does not have its "own" students. In order to participate in the majority of our programs, students must be registered at any one of our member institutions. If you are not registered at one of these institutions, but still wish to take courses or programs, you could apply as a part-time or visiting student at one of our institutions.
Where is US located? US is a membership network of universities, colleges, research institutes, and other kinds of organizations, not a nationally accredited higher education institution itself. The US International Secretariat is based at the Institute for Innovation Management, in Washington, DC, U.S.A. and other administrative offices are hosted by other members.
Is US a degree-granting institution? No, US is not presently a degree-granting institution. It is a network or other institutions who are involved in higher education and research in sustainable development. Each institution sets their own admission and degree requirements.
What is the Sustainable Development Studies Program? The Sustainable Development Studies program is a comprehensive undergraduate program designed to provide the student with a strong knowledge of the peoples, environments, and contemporary issues of the Circumpolar North. The program consists of an introductory course, six core courses, and several advanced emphasis options