eco-versities

From Main-Stream to Many-Streaming
Swarj University

India

Findhorn College

UK

Social Innovation Academy

Uganda

Alternative University

Romania

Free Home University

Canada

Unitierra

Oaxaca

CACAO

Oaxaca

Gaia University

Colorado

Lemon School of Entrepreneurship

India

 
 
Free Home University

Italy

Bioregional Learning Centre

England

Schumacher College

England

 

Africa

Kufunda Village

Kufunda began almost fifteen years ago when Maaianne Knuth, founder of Kufunda, was drawn by her experience of her Zimbabwean home as being rich and alive, and yet also seeing that many people there saw first and foremost that which… Find Out More

Social Innovation Academy – Uganda

Youths are in charge of themselves and organize themselves in self-organized and freesponsible community hubs. Skills and experiences are gained through taking over responsibilities, leading the community through self-management. The organizational structure fosters the growth of every individual and offers… Find Out More
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Asia

Nav Gurukul

At Nav Gurukul, students are equipped with skills to pursue aspirational jobs like software engineering. To keep up with the industry and modern skills, Nav Gurukul uses online courses available and augmenting the same with contextual examples relevant for our… Find Out More

Swagyan Mandir

Swagman Mandir considers itself a sacred space, nestled in the heart of Gandhi Ashram which. This place has kindled the spirit of inner and outer freedom through the lives of legendary souls who have, over the past century, lived and… Find Out More

Youth Link

In March 2015 a large community process took place in Auroville called “The Retreat” —a collective gathering to reflect on the future of the township—where the need to make space for the youth of the community became evident. To address… Find Out More

Habib University

Habib was conceived as a preeminent institute for higher education, guided by Yoshin philosophy. Yohsin encompasses five major paradigms: striving for Excellence; appreciating Aesthetics (beauty); nurturing Passion; Respecting others; and Serving the communities in which we reside. A multidimensional concept,… Find Out More

Swadharma

The Swadharma program is a response to the call for an education for current times, times that demand people who are capable of creative, holistic and innovative thinking, people who are self-aware, and whose identity is grounded in their relationship… Find Out More

The Mulka Project

The name ‘Mulka’ means a sacred but public ceremony, and, to hold or protect. The mission is to sustain and protect Yolŋu cultural knowledge in Northeast Arnhem Land under the leadership of community members. The Mulka Project employs and trains… Find Out More

Chto Delat (The School of Engaged Art)

In 2013, Chto Delat initiated an educational platform, the School of Engaged Art in Petersburg and also runs a space called Rosa’s House of Culture. From its inception, the collective has been publishing an English-Russian newspaper focused on the urgent… Find Out More

Eco-village Transition Asia

The Eco-village Transition Asia brings together relentless eco-social activism and first-rate business management in the face of the ecological, social and spiritual crisis that people are facing today. Asia has come to the world’s attention in many senses. For the… Find Out More

Anandwan Smart Village

Anandwan is a world-renowned award winning co-operative village carved out of barren land . People, once rejected by the healthy society, are now socially independent and are setting global standards for rehabilitation, socio-economic and environmental sustainability. Through its multiple projects… Find Out More

Sadhana Forest

Sadhana Forest was founded in 2013 in Auroville, Tamil Nadu. People of all ages from all over India and the world are participating. This very diverse community is dedicated to the healing of the earth and its people. It is… Find Out More

Bhoomi College

Bhoomi College is committed to co-creating meaningful and empowering learning environments to address challenges in both education and sustainable living. Bhoomi supports learning for different kinds of people including hands-on, interactive and collaborative, intellectually rigorous, project based, self-initiated methods of… Find Out More

Swaraj University

At Swaraj, the self-directed learning process invites learners to identify their hearts’ visions and engages them in developing the skills, relationships and practices they need to manifest those visions. The programme is as much about developing the capacities and confidence… Find Out More
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Central and South America

Gaia U Latina/ ERES

Gaia U Latina is a living university without walls, an ecoversity that crosses borders, like a un-institution, which seeks to encourage a global intentional community of apprentices and enthusiastic and thoughtful apprentices, focused on ecological regeneration and social justice. Our… Find Out More

CACAO

At CACAO, chocolate is synonymous with rebelliousness, and the production of chocolate is a form of rebellion. The cooperative began in November of 2013 and aims to construct a horizontal structure and foster mutual aid and reciprocity. CACAO emphasizes learning… Find Out More

Unitierra-Oaxaca

Universidad de la Tierra, or Unitierra, was thus born amongst the context of radical reactions against schooling observed in many Indigenous communities. Unitierra is deeply immersed in social change processes and dedicates itself centrally to the exploration of new options… Find Out More
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Europe

Universitatea Alternativa

The Alternative University was founded in 2008 by five students from Politehnica University of Bucharest who, frustrated with the education system, decided to create a university centred around an autonomous learning experience for students who wanted to make an impact… Find Out More

UnaVersity

UnaVersity is creating a lively Transformative Learning community of emergent and resilient unaVillages, where people are Learning, Working and Living together for a sustainable, good and peaceful livelihood within the global, solidary UnaVision community. UnaVersity offers a unique learning environment… Find Out More

Findhorn College

Findhorn College delivers high-quality education and research opportunities and partners with other leading training institutes to deliver inspirational courses for positive change. Based in the world-renowned Findhorn Ecovillage, Findhorn College adopts an ecological and holistic worldview to all of its… Find Out More

Schumacher College

Schumacher College, founded in 1991, attracts students from almost 90 countries round the world who come to study on short courses or join immersive postgraduate programmes. Students learn in small class-sizes and live and work together in community. There is… Find Out More

Free Home University

FHU is an open–ended, research-based, artist-led experiment in radical education. It is an intensive collective experience, operating with coalitional and self-directed methods, encouraging different ways of learning, responding to the local-global issues of our times. FHU is an experiment focused… Find Out More

Bioregional Learning Centre

Bioregional Learning Centre is a community-facing learning lab for resilience. Working across sectors—water, energy, food, health, the environment, well-being, culture and livelihoods being some of them- BLC initiates collaborations between organisations and individuals. BLC is building a team that is… Find Out More
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North America

Open Master’s

Open Master’s inspires, connects, and tells the stories of self-directed learners and community builders creating their own learning experiences in new and imaginative ways. In addition to providing a framework, process and network for the Open Master’s, the course also… Find Out More

Goddard College

  Students at Goddard work with faculty to direct their studies according to their personal and professional interests, goals, gifts, and desires. Students develop the capacity to understand their lives in an ever-changing social context, and thereby to take meaningful… Find Out More

Gaia University

The approach emphasizes balanced flow of action and theory, learning by doing merged with learning by thinking (praxis). Required courses are offered online in a vibrant eLearning environment for exchange of ideas and resources and showcasing project work. Student associates… Find Out More
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