The Center for Environmental Sustainability Research at AlMaarefa University aims to be a leader in generating knowledge and innovation in the field of environmental sustainability, promoting a more sustainable and resilient future for our society and the natural environment.


Our mission is to conduct cutting-edge research in environmental sustainability, developing practical and viable solutions for current and future environmental challenges. Through multidisciplinary collaborations and fostering dialogue between academia, industry, and communities, we strive to be a catalyst for positive change towards sustainable practices and environmental conservation.

Research Areas

The Center for Environmental Sustainability Research covers a wide range of research areas related to sustainability and the environment, including, but not limited to:

  1. Climate Change and Emissions Mitigation.
  2. Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency.
  3. Biodiversity Conservation and Ecology.
  4. Sustainable Natural Resource Management.
  5. Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems.
  6. Circular Economy and Solid Waste Management.
  7. Health and Environment.
  8. Environmental Policies and Governance.
  9. Research Objectives

Conduct scientific and applied research that contributes to the development of sustainable technologies and strategies to address environmental challenges.

Generate knowledge that helps understand the interaction between humans and the environment, promoting a holistic approach to sustainability.

Facilitate technology and knowledge transfer to society and the business sector to drive sustainable practices.

Establish national and international partnerships and collaborations to broaden the reach and impact of our research.

Educate and train students and professionals in environmental sustainability issues and prepare the next generation of leaders committed to preserving the planet.

Center Activities

  1. Research and Development: Undertake multidisciplinary research projects to address key environmental challenges and develop sustainable solutions.

  1. Education and Training Programs: Organize workshops, courses, and training for students and professionals interested in sustainability and environmental conservation.

  1. Events and Conferences: Host symposiums, conferences, and discussion forums to promote knowledge and experience exchange among experts and interested communities.

  1. Industry and Society Collaboration: Work closely with businesses, government organizations, and communities to implement sustainable solutions in practice.

  1. Knowledge Dissemination: Publish research in academic journals, conference presentations, and communications to share findings and advancements with the scientific community and society.

Contact Information

For more information about the Center for Environmental Sustainability Research at AlMaarefa University, please feel free to contact us:

Center Name: UM Center for Environmental Sustainability Research

Email: [email protected]

Phone: +966 9200 11905