Activities, projects and initiatives | WEXSUS

Activities, projects and initiatives

In addition to our own operations, we proudly host several activities, projects and initiatives. On this page you can read more about them.

Urban Futures

Centre for sustainable Urban Futures (Urban Futures), is an arena for co-creation between research and practice. Urban Futures address complex social challenges in the context of urban development, to build integrated knowledge and capacity that can transform our cities and communities in a sustainable manner.

WE - Work and Employment Research Centre

The purpose of the Work and Employment Research Centre (WE) is to promote and support research, education, innovation and utilization in the field of sustainable work and employment.

SDSN Northern Europe

SDSN Northern Europe is part of the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and connect Nordic universities and other knowledge institutions to go from knowledge to action for the Sustainable Development Goals.

Sida's Helpdesk for Environment and Climate Change

Sida’s Helpdesk for Environment and Climate Change is a government agency collaboration between Sida, the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, and the University of Gothenburg to promote enhanced integration of environmental issues and perspectives in Swedish development cooperation. 


SWEAFUN is a strategic joint initiative between Chalmers University of Technology and nine partner universities in East Africa, led by Wexsus. The initiative provides the opportunity to bring together researchers, teachers, and management of the partner universities to build new equitable partnerships with sustainability as a common goal.


SWANEX is a co-operation between four universities in Nigeria, Ghana and Sweden coordinated by Wexsus to develop a collaborative research and education programme and to lay the platform for a long-term exchange.