"We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking
we used when we created them." -Albert Einstein
Welcome to Sustainability Studies at Notre Dame! Sustainability lies at the intersection of humanities, sciences, and social sciences. In order to address the complex of global challenges facing us in areas such as climate, water, food security, biodiversity, waste, poverty, and urbanization, new approaches and bold creativity are needed. We support students interested in pursuing sustainability studies from a wide variety of trandisciplinary perspectives, drawing on courses from all five undergraduate colleges and the Law School as well as internships, study-abroad programs, service opportunities, and independent research.