Who is IMDO?

The Institute for Environment & Sustainable Development, known by its Dutch acronym IMDO, is the inter-faculty environmental institute of the University of Antwerp. IMDO is a teaching and research platform which regroups researchers & teachers working on environment & sustainability. IMDO has a distinctive inter-disciplinary and cross-cutting focus, and aims at supporting the transition towards a more sustainable society. 

The Institute for Environment & Sustainable Development (IMDO) was created in 1987. Stimulated by its energetic first president, em. Prof. Dr. Rudi Verheyen, the Institute developed into an interdisciplinary knowledge platform on environmental & sustainability science over the past 25 years.


From the start, IMDO focuses on:


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