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Methodologies and tools for the study and application of Sustainability in Higher Education: A Systematic Literature Review

Journal: International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science (Vol.9, No. 11)

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Page : 435-453

Keywords : Sustainability in Universities; Higher Education Institution; Systematic Literature Review; Cluster maps; VOSViewer.;

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This paper brings the results of a systematic literature review, about Sustainability in Universities, solving the research gap in this area. Studies were searched in the Scopus database, with keywords and inclusion/exclusion criteria. The study resulted in 71 papers, which were fully analyzed and maps of clusters were created. Results show the evolution of academic research, dating from 2010 to 2022. Of the total number of articles selected, 28% were on Sustainability Indicators, which denotes the importance of this tool for the studied topic. Brazil has the highest percentage of publications (16.9%) in this analysis. The most relevant topic was on Sustainability/Higher Education/Indicators. These results show the research gap in the area of sustainability in universities, allowing other educational institutions to develop their environmental management and seek sustainability as a way of development of a society that is more aware and prepared for the challenges of the future.

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