The University of Cambridge is one of the world's leading universities, committed to excellence in teaching and research across a broad range of disciplines. The University of Cambridge has more than 20 research groups working in conservation-related research and provides a wide range of education opportunities in conservation from undergraduate teaching, through graduate training to executive education.
In September 2013 the University of Cambridge established the University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute.
Six University departments are founder members of CCI:
- The Department of Zoology
- The Department of Plant Sciences
- The Department of Geography
- The Department of Land Economy
- The Judge Business School
- The Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership
The University of Cambridge Conservation Working Group oversees the University's role in CCI.