The fourth and last pilot visit of the EU-funded project TEFCE (Towards a European Framework for Community Engagement) was held last 7th and 8th of November 2019 at the Technological University of Dublin (TUD), Ireland, co-hosted by TUD and the Dublin City Council.
Josep M. Vilalta, GUNi Director, presented the GUNi 6th Higher Education in the World Report at the opening keynote speech 'Towards a socially responsible university: balancing the global with the local' of the ACA-CMEPIUS Conference 2019.
The 6th Higher Education in the World report "Towards a Socially Responsible University: Balancing the Global and the Local" was presented last Friday 10th March in Barcelona in front of a full Auditorium in the emblematic building of La Pedrera.
Under the title 'Towards a social responsible university: balancing the global with the local', the 6th edition of the HEIW report focuses on the social compromise of universities at a local and global scale.
Each university aspires to become glocal. In this article, Mircea Miclea claims that this identity change occurs rather in rhetoric than in actual practices. So, in order to create a new, glocal, identity, higher education institutions should overcome several obstacles, which he mentions here.
The project is driven by Horizon2020 in order to integrate RRI in university education. GUNi-ACUP is in charge of the HEIRRI dissemination plan which includes the communication and internationalization strategy.
The Concept Paper intends to frame the work of the 6th Higher Education in the World Report (HEIW6) around a comprehensive analysis of the global and local engagement of higher education institutions (HEI). In addition, the Editorial Team is responsible of the general supervision of the HEIW, as...
Up to 30 participants worldwide hold a richly diversified meeting about the social responsibility of higher education was held on September 29 in Barcelona, providing an important look at the strong bridge between universities and society as well as meaningful contributions for the next GUNI’s...
GUNi together with ACUP participated on this Workshop at the Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site, highlighting the importance of education on the SDG’s and how Higher Education institutions can contribute to achieve these goals.