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Academy for Sustainable Communities

About the Academy

The Academy for Sustainable Communities (the Academy) is housed under the Centre for Civil Society and Governance at HKU with a vision to become a regional knowledge exchange platform to disseminate knowledge of sustainability and incubate a new generation of change agents for sustainability. The Academy offers curriculum-based courses, seminars, forums and field-based activities covering sustainability-related knowledge and skill sets.

The Academy offers sustainability related curricula in four key learning areas:


The Academy adopts a holistic learning strategy. The teaching team comprises of local and international experts. Programmes will be offered in collaboration with non-governmental organisations and professional associations.