Through their participation in the life of the Institute, administrative and technical staff, faculty and students form a community that shares the values set out in the Charter of SDMI and has a representative body within the Institute Committee. Former students also belong to this community due to their attachment to the Institute and their multiple forms of appreciation and support.
SDMI has a remarkable wealth of knowledge and expertise in sustainable development management interdisciplinary with a national and international focus. Its professors are tremendously diverse in terms of national origin, academic background and scientific perspectives. They are recruited as much for their disciplinary expertise as for their capacity for multidisciplinary dialogue. Together, they offer a wide range of thematic and regional expertise. Their thematic expertise covers the principal challenges of global governance.