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The Centre for Sustainability Through Research & Education (CSRE)

The Centre for Sustainability Through Research & Education (CSRE)

The Centre for Sustainability Through Research & Education

The Centre for Sustainability through Research and Education (CSRE), is a fully-integrated research centre within MODUL University Dubai. Applied research constitutes a central pillar of CSRE’s approach to bridging the skill-set and knowledge-gap between academia, corporations, institutions and society at large. As a research-oriented institution, MODUL University and its fully-integrated CSRE utilize the methodological and corporate competence of its faculty researchers and consultants to drive innovation and progress. MODUL University Dubai and CSRE have been nominated as the official partner s of the Hamdan Centre for the Future of Investment – a global initiative under the umbrella of Dubai FDI that aims to promote the contribution of foreign direct investment to sustainable development. MODUL is the only higher education and CSRE as a research institution to partner with the initiative.  


Guided by the ideals of a The Humboldtian Model of Higher Education where study should be guided by humanistic ideals and free thought

Influenced by the economic theories that have become centerpieces of modern economic and business analysis

Overcome the institutionalized separation between basic research, which is dedicated to producing knowledge without regard to its usability, and applied research, which is carried out with a conscious view on its direct applicability in our daily lives.


CSRE's Mission

CSRE is guided by key strategies and implementation activities that aim at supporting the realization of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the UAE Vision 2021.

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Sustainable Solutions

Support the region’s efforts in driving sustainability through investment in education & research
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Green Education

Promote Dubai & the UAE as a center of excellence for sustainability & education
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Sustainability Hub

Establish a regional hub for collaboration between industry, policy makers & NGOs

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UN Sustainable Development Goals

Launched in On 1 January 2016, the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development — adopted by world leaders in September 2015 at an historic UN Summit — officially came into force.” Click here to learn more



2017 Declared as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

MODUL University Dubai and CSRE support the UN declaration of 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development through its academic programmes (BBA and MBA programmes in Hospitality and Tourism, graduate MSc in Sustainable Development, Management and Policy) as we as Sustainable Tourism activities and grants being a central pillar of CSRE’s strategic themes.


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