Towards greener offices

At the invitation of the Követ Association, the Green University Program of the UP organized an online lecture and workshop on 15th February. The invited NGO has been active since the nineties and mainly guides companies towards sustainability. The event focused on the development of a people- and environment-friendly office, with more than fifty UP faculty and organizations represented.

Green Babysitting training

Why is, what makes a babysitter "GREEN"? Working on sustainability is essential, and fortunately, experience has shown that young people are interested in the subject. Unlike traditional childcare or babysitting training, the training includes modern environmental education and everyday household practices. It also introduces young people to ways to help children's attention to the environment in a playful way.

European Climate Pact

An initiative of the European Commission, the Peer Parliament. The European Commission encourages citizens to discuss how Europe can become climate neutral in an informal (online or offline) setting with friends, family, colleagues, and neighbors.

Why is this initiative special?

     An innovative, democratic tool for citizens to participate in the climate dialogue

Schneider Go Green 2022

At Schneider Electric we believe that energy is a basic human right and we are dedicated to furthering humankind through new technologies. Our purpose is to empower all to make the most of our energy and resources, bridging progress and sustainability for all. At Schneider, we call this Life Is On.

Hungary's first university has a new stand at Educatio!

From Thursday to Saturday, 13-15th January 2022, the Educatio exhibition will be held again in person at Hungexpo, where participants will have the opportunity to meet representatives of the University of Pécs. The UP will have a renewed stand with more than 80 contributors and will welcome visitors interested in higher education.

The UP remains the greenest Hungarian university

In 2021, the University of Pécs has been measured for the sixth time in the "UI GreenMetric World University Rankings" international program. Thanks to its conscious, disciplined environmental ambitions and related efforts, the UP has been able to move up in the ever-expanding international rankings year after year.

Planet Z - Ideas competition

Ideate, compete, win and create a cleaner and healthier world!

Paper straws, community litter picking, reusable cups, zero waste groups. Do you have an idea like this? Have you already started to implement it? Or do you need a little more help to get started? Get in touch!

"Pass it back, Brother!" - autumn round of the mobile phone collection campaign - RESULT ANNOUNCEMENT

The "Pass it Back, Brother!" campaign for the collection of used mobile phones is running for the fourth year, jointly organized by the Jane Goodall Institute, KÖVET Association, the Foundation for Africa, and the Association for the Protection of Human Rights, and the University of Pécs has joined the initiative 2 years ago by taking into the Partners of the Baranya Virtual Powerplant Program

The UP Green Aura project is to be presented at the Planet Budapest Sustainability Expo

The UP will present climate-related developments in the city of Pécs at the Planet Budapest Sustainability Expo ( with an augmented reality-enhanced field table within the frameworks of the Green AURA project. The exhibition is free to visit until the end of the week (Supported by: Interreg V-A Hungary-Croatia Cooperation Program)

European Waste Reduction Week 2021

EUROPEAN WASTE REDUCTION WEEK (20. – 28. 11. 2021) at the UP

"Waste reduction at the top level, UP-style, or treat waste in an ECO way!"

Reducing/eliminating waste sources and emissions

Reducing resource use