Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.15
Liaison Mary Ellen Mallia
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2023

STARS v2.2

University at Albany
AC-5: Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Mary Ellen Mallia
Director of Environmental Sustainability
Finance and Business
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Does the institution offer at least one immersive, sustainability-focused educational study program that is one week or more in length?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability-focused immersive program(s) offered by the institution:
The University of Gothenburg meets societal challenges with diverse knowledge. 37 000 students and 6 000 employees make the University a large and inspiring place to work and study, with a continuous flow of new knowledge and ideas.Strong research and attractive study programs with an emphasis on the UN Global Goals attract scientists and students from all around the world. The University of Gothenburg is environmentally certified and works actively for sustainable development. With new knowledge and new perspectives, the University of Gothenburg contributes to a better future. The university also partners with the University San Francisco de Quito to offer a semester abroad in the Galapagos. San Cristóbal is the fifth largest and easternmost island of the Galapagos. It is comprised of three or four fused volcanoes, all extinct. San Cristóbal is the island with perfect harmony and balance of life, and very unhurried. Located on the island of San Cristobal, the USFQ Galapagos campus offers international students the opportunity to study in one of the most pristine natural laboratories in the world.

Website URL where information about the institution’s immersive education programs is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
https://abroad.albany.edu/programs/ecuador-university-san-francisco-de-quito-galapagos/

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