Leiden Delft Erasmus Centre for Sustainability
Interdisciplinary research for a circular economy
Together with scientists, students and society

Our centre is an interdisciplinary research in which three universities work together in the field of circular economy.
Our Knowledge & Innovation hubs form the core of our centre. In the hub, we offer students meaningful graduation opportunities, an interdisciplinary work environment and a network with organisations like municipalities and businesses.  Ambitious organisations are welcome to join us and work on innovations for a circular economy.

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The Inclusive City Hub

Inclusive city hub

In the Inclusive City Hub we approach the circular economy from a social perspective with a focus on inclusiveness. 

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The Resilient City Hub

Resilient City Hub

The Resilient City Hub takes a systematic approach to sustainable urban development and future proofing cities.

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The Greenport Hub

Greenport Hub

In the Greenport Hub we research how we can feed a growing world population in a healthy and sustainable way.  

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Student board

The Student Board of LDE Centre for Sustainability is an active committee, consisting of students from each of the three LDE universities spread over four cities, that focuses on reaching out to both Bachelor level and Master level students.

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LDE CfS students

Living labs:  Put your knowledge into practice! 


Join our festival lab DORP and work together with students from different disciplines, artists, entrepreneurs and scientists on sustainable innovations. 

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