oikos Alumni Weekend 2021

21 April 2021 | News

Dear oikees, Alumni & friends of oikos, we are very happy to invite you to our amazing Alumni ONLINE Weekend – the time to (re)connect, discuss, learn and share our joint passion for sustainability. For all oikos Alumni: this is your chance to come home to the oikos spirit, reconnect to old friends, make new ones and find your opportunities to shape oikos also after your study time. For all active oikees: this is your event to connect to the alumni community, learn about the possibilities after your studies and find new friends in the big oikos community. To everyone: We count on you to spread the word. Please invite the other alumni and interested oikees that you... »

oikos Climate Change Webinars: Growing for Green? – Georgia’s new Climate Change Strategy

16 April 2021 | News

We’re delighted to invite you to a webinar series by oikos Tbilisi! The objective of the Webinars is to gather students interested in sustainable development, particularly climate change to underline the importance of the topic for economics, to discuss Georgia’s Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan and to work on a sustainable Business Case. The webinar sessions are going to be held via ZOOM on 5, 6 and 8th of May, 2021, 18:00-20:00 Tbilisi time on all three days. The event will be hosted by oikos Tbilisi and Michael Lüken (ISET – International School of Economics at TbilisiState University). The webinar is a contribution to the project “Developing capacities for climate policy in Southeast & Eastern Europe, South... »

Join us: we’re looking for volunteer coaches!

14 April 2021 | Join Us, News

Would you like to coach young leaders? The oikos Leadership Program – LEAP inspires young people to become more responsible and sustainable in their decision-making and equips them with insights, knowledge, and tools to do so. The program challenges participants to reflect on their values, purpose, and actions. It helps them to have an empowered voice and encourages them to be proactive about change. oikos was founded back in 1987 by students who, seeing the absence of sustainability in their formal educational programs, aimed to empower young leaders to drive sustainable change. Even today, after more than three decades, the majority of universities still fail to integrate sustainability holistically and struggle to develop sustainability leaders, resulting in a... »

oikos Legislative Meeting Spring 2021 Results

11 April 2021 | News

We are delighted to share the decisions adopted by the oikos Legislative Assembly which took place on March 28. Due to the COVID19 situation, the meeting was held online with represented full oikos chapters taking part in the voting process. The Annual Report of 2020 has been approved. It is a very thoughtful created report with all the events, steps and programs we have conducted over the past year. You can take a look at it here.  Moving the responsibility of the Auditor Election to the oikos board has been approved. We will announce the appointment of an auditor later this year. New exciting times are coming up and the constitutional adaptations have evened the way for those upcoming changes:The amendments of all the paragraphs and the... »

Democratized, Innovative and Sustainable Education for the Future – oikos Curriculum Academy 2021 in retrospect

29 March 2021 | Academies, News

The third oikos Curriculum Change Academy was jointly organized by oikos St. Gallen and the oikos international Curriculum Change Initiative team from February 26 to 28 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event, which was originally going to take place in St. Gallen, was held fully online. Despite this particular context, we were so grateful to have gathered more than 30 people from several countries in this inspiring Academy. The main novelty of this year’s Academy was the involvement of LEAP’s researchers track participants. Under the motto: “Bringing together early career researchers and students for curriculum change” we hosted events to learn together and kicked off our Curriculum Change Coaching Program. For the latter, LEAP researchers underwent... »