oikos is featured in the Encyclopedia of Sustainability in Higher Education

oikos has contributed a chapter to the Encyclopedia of Sustainability in Higher Education published by Springer, one of the largest and most influential publishing companies. The chapter details the history and growth of oikos and looks back at our 30-year journey in a bigger context of students’ decades-long efforts to challenge the status quo and bring sustainability perspective to economics and management departments at universities and business schools across the globe.


The Encyclopedia of Sustainability in Higher Education provides a comprehensive overview of discourses, initiatives, and practices related to sustainability to inspire and support universities worldwide implement sustainable development in the higher education system. The book covers diverse areas, including

1. Policy-making, visioning, structures, management, and strategies
2. Teaching, learning and competencies
3. Research and transformation
4. Campus greening, design, operations, and carbon impacts
5. Students and stakeholders´  initiatives and involvement
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posted October 26, 2019

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