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Center for Transformation Research and Sustainability (TransZent)

Visitor's address

TransZent, 3rd floor
Döppersberg 19
42103 Wuppertal

Head office : room 2

Mailing address

University of Wuppertal, Center for Tranformation Research and Sustainability (TransZent)
P.O. box: 42097 Wuppertal

Contact person:

Dr. Michael Rose

(academic coordinator)

+49 (0)202 747 464 40 


Welcome to the website of the Center for Transformation Research and Sustainability (TransZent)

TransZent was jointly established by the University of Wuppertal and the Wuppertal Institute as an Interdisciplinary Research Center of the University of Wuppertal in October 2013. Through our close cooperation with the Wuppertal Institute we integrate the University’s disciplinary research capacities with the expertise of the Wuppertal Institute in applied sustainability and transformation research.

Therefore we collaborate on interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research projects on sustainability transformations. We want to analyze the conditions of fundamental transitions in comparative perspective and derive approaches of action towards enhancing sustainable development. This also reflects the vision of the University of Wuppertal to understand and shape change processes in society, culture, technology and nature.