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S. Tuğçe DAĞLIOĞLU, Simge SERTKAYA, Armağan KINAL, Melike BOR, Dinçer AYAZ
THE EVOLUATION OF GREEN UNIVERSITY RANKING- A CASE STUDY EGE UNIVERSITY, GREENMETRIC 2018
 
Universities are expected to be the leader of innovation centers for education, training, research and knowledge transfer on sustainable development. In this context, Ege University has an active role in “Green University” studies. Ege University has taken important steps towards becoming a Green University with the studies it has carried out in recent years and has become one of the universities that guide other universities of our country with this experience. In this study, it was based on the 6 titles (energy, water, infrastructure, wastes, education, transport) which are identified in GREENMETRIC. The necessary data were collected from the relevant departments of Ege University in the light of the Greenmetric Questionnaire Guideline. The questionnaire form was filled out by the collected data and sent to the ranking system. In 2018 ranking, Ege University scored 5075 points and ranked 287th in 719 universities. In 2018, the EU ranked 8th among the universities in Turkey. In the frame of specific subjects, it has scored 1075 in Building and Infrastructure, 650 in Energy and Climate Change, 900 in Waste, 300 in Water, 1200 in Transportation, and 950 in Education and Research. Ege University has achieved high scores especially in “Buildings and Infrastructure” and “Transportation”. Ege University achieved high scores especially in “Buildings and Infrastructure” and “Transportation”. It is interpreted that “Uni-bike” which was carried out within the scope of the “Pedestrian-Priority Green Campus in Ege” project, was effective in reducing vehicle traffic and increasing green spaces on campus. The results showed that the most critical points for Ege university were water and energy management plans.

Anahtar Kelimeler: Green University, Sustainable Campus, Greenmetric



 


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