Call for papers for International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education

Call for papers for a special issue on “Professional Development in Higher Education for Sustainable Development” in the International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education:

The special issue focuses on capacity building of university educators and their role in promoting ESD. Following objectives will be addressed: (a) identifying national, regional or institutional policy frameworks that support ESD professional development, (b) concepts of professional development, (c) competence frameworks and ESD approaches, and (d) principles for scaling up successful capacity building initiatives.

Please find the detailed call here.

We are looking forward to receiving your abstracts (max. 500 words) until 15 October 2015 (please send them to For further information please contact Marlene Mader, Leuphana University of Lüneburg and RCE Graz-Styria (e-mail: Full papers are due by end of February 2016.