Theme: “Innovation, Impact, and Future Direction of Sustainable Universities”

The University of Minho will host the 9th International Workshop on UI GreenMetric World University Rankings (IWGM 2023) on 15-17 June 2023. During this event, universities can exhibit their innovative and best practices concerning the latest challenges in managing green campus areas, including setting and infrastructure, energy, waste, water, transportation, education, and research.

The Organizing Committee hereby invites participating universities to present their papers in parallel sessions or exhibit their posters in the sessions provided, which will be reviewed by the scientific committee. The committee will select the abstracts and full papers that will be presented and exhibited. The UI GreenMetric Secretariat team will inform the authors about the conference participation opportunities, and the accepted papers will be published in a proceeding book and will also be available online in our website (


General Information:

  • The presenters are only esteemed representatives from universities (Rectors, Vice-Rectors, Sustainability Directors, Deans and respectful Professors) for parallel and poster sessions.
  • Abstracts and full papers should be submitted through the online abstract and full paper submission system.

Specific Information

For Parallel Sessions
  • Please provide your talk to the technical assistant in the break before your session. Presenters will not be permitted to use their own laptops. You must bring your talk on a USB. Slides should be the standard PowerPoint size (16:9).
For Poster Session
  • Please bring your printed poster with you to the conference. poster size: standing (vertical/potrait) A0(84,1 x 118,9)
  • You can hang your poster from 08.00 am on 16 June 2023 and must take it down by 17.15 pm on the same day. Unfortunately, we cannot send or receive posters by post. Any remaining posters will be disposed of.


Abstract Submission for Parallel and Poster Sessions (The Latest for Submission: 3 April 2023) 

At the time being, the information of accepted abstracts is available at The letter acceptance of the abstracts will be sent to the authors afterward

Template of Full Paper

Full Paper Submission for Parallel and Poster Sessions (The Latest for Submission: 1 May 2023)

The length of full papers is 5-7 pages.

Presentation Submission for Parallel Sessions (The Latest for Submission: 20 May 2023)

For Parallel Sessions, presenters should submit a presentation (PPT/PDF Version) on the submission system.

Presentation Submission for Poster Sessions (The Latest for Submission: 20 May 2023)