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Forschungs- und Transferzentrum "Nachhaltigkeit und Klimafolgenmanagement"
Forschungs- und Transferzentrum "Nachhaltigkeit und Klimafolgenmanagement"

4th World Symposium on Sustainable Development at Universities (WSSD-U-2018)

Following-up the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20)


  • Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • Southeast Asia Sustainability Network (SEASN)
  • Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU)
  • Hamburg University of Applied Sciences Research and Transfer Centre “Sustainable Development and Climate Change Management” (FTZ-NK)
  • World Sustainable Development Research and Transfer Centre (WSD-RTC)
  • Inter-University Sustainable Development Research Programme (IUSDRUP)

International Partners

  • Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)
  • Baltic University Programme
  • UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)
  • UN Environment Programme (UNEP)
  • Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability (ACTS)
  • Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges (EAUC)

Scientific Committee


  • Prof. Walter Leal (BSc, PhD, DSc, DPhil, DL, DLitt), Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, HAW Hamburg and RCE Hamburg and Region, Germany
  • Dr. Suzyrman Sibly, Director, Centre for Global Sustainability Studies, Universiti Sains Malaysia 

Members of the organising committee at Universiti Sains Malaysia 

  • Dr. Asyirah Abdul Rahim, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Prof. Dr. Fauziah Ahmad, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Marlinah Muslim, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Dr. Mohd Sayuti Hassan, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Dr. Muhammad Izzuddin Syakir Ishak, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Prof. Dr. Munirah Ghazali, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Dr. Ng Theam Foo, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Dr. Noor Adelyna Mohammed Akib, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Associate Prof. Dr. Noraida Endut, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Normaliza Abdul Manaf, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Dr. Radieah Mohd Nor, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Sharifah Nurlaili Farhana Syed Azhar, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Siti Fairuz Mohd Radzi, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Dr. Wan Norhaniza Wan Hasan, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

Advisory Committee

  • Dr. Abul Quasem Al-Amin, Universiti Tenaga Nasional, Malaysia
  • Maria de Fátima Pereira Alves, Universidade Aberts, Portugal
  • Dr. Nelson Amaro, Galileo University, Guatemala
  • Prof. Ulisses Azeiteiro, University of Aveiro, Portugal
  • Dr. Didac Ferrer Balas, Polytechnic of Catalunya, Spain
  • Prof. Luciana Brandli, University of Passo Fundo, Brazil
  • Prof. Sandra Caeiro, Universidade Aberta, Portugal
  • Prof. Adriano Ciani, University of Perugia, Italy
  • Prof. Bernd Delakowitz, University of Applied Sciences Zittau-Görlitz, Germany
  • Leanne Denby, President, Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability (ACTS) 
  • Dr. Rachel Dunk, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK          
  • Prof. Baltasar D´Andrade Guerra, UNISUL, Brazil
  • Dr. John Hindley, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
  • Professor Sadiq Hussain, Ibri College of Applied Sciences, Sultanate of Oman
  • Prof. Dzintra Ilisco, Daugavpils University, Latvia
  • Prof. Charbel Jabbour, University of Sterling, UK
  • Prof. Simon Kemp, University of Southampton, UK
  • Prof. Maris Klavins, University of Latvia, Latvia
  • Prof. Linas Kliucininkas, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania
  • Prof. Violeta Orlovic Lovren, University of Belgrade, Serbia
  • Dr. Karel Mulder, TU Delft, Netherlands
  • Dr. Julie Newman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
  • Prof. Maria Novo, National University on Distance Education, Spain
  • Prof. Paul Pace, University of Malta, Malta
  • Prof. Joost Platje, University of Opole, Poland
  • Prof. Anita Pipere, Daugavpils University, Latvia
  • Prof. Diana-Mihaela Pociovalisteanu, Constantin Brancusi University, Romania
  • Dr. Elizabeth Price, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
  • Prof. Osvaldo Quelhas, Fluminense Federal University, Brazil
  • Prof. Mikhail Shilin, Russian State Hydrometeorological University, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Prof. Luis Vargas, University of Chile, Chile
  • Prof. Luis Velazquez, University of Sonora, Mexico
  • Prof. Sergei Zenchenko, Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, Belarus
  • Ms. Meghan F. Zahniser, Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, USA
  • Dr. Michaela Zint, University of Michigan, USA

Contact Point for Scientific Inputs, Strategic Cooperation and Guidance on Publication

All questions related to scientific inputs and strategic partnerships, as well as abstracts and the publication, should be sent to:

Professor Walter Leal, MMU (UK) & HAW Hamburg (Germany)


Dr Suzyrman Sibly, Universiti Sains Malaysia

Letzte Änderung: 10.07.17

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Confererence Administrator and Contact Point for further Details


Amanda Lange Salvia
World Sustainable Development Research and Transfer Centre

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