- We are fully committed to uphold the independence of university research, education and outreach;
- We understand that social and environmental sustainability are key aspects of our work;
- We are diligent in disseminating new knowledge to relevant stakeholders and in supporting the translation of outputs into real-world impact;
- We offer an accessible and visible platform to cultivate discussion, debate and exchange between groups with differing viewpoints and stay open to all opinions;
- We focus on integration, collaboration and innovative ways of working together in multi-, trans- and interdisciplinary matters;
- We work with others in strategic partnerships to achieve together what no partner could achieve on their own;
- We orient all our work towards global challenges of high societal relevance.