Institutional Cooperation in Responsible and Sustainable Education

Dept 58 - International Relations Department
Dept 58 - International Relations Department


RegionJihomoravský region
Title of the ProgrammeCZ07 - Scholarship Programme
Title of the ProjectInstitutional Cooperation in Responsible and Sustainable Education
Project Website

Number of the ProjectNF-CZ07-ICP-4-272-2015
Project Promoter

Mendel University in Brno

Name of Norwegian Partner(s)

Podnikohospodářská fakulta (FBA), Hedmark University College

Objective of the Project

The aim of this project was to develop cooperation between Mendel University in Brno and Hedmark University College. The cooperation was based on joint research and publications in the field of responsible and sustainable education. The research included a comparison of both institutions with the aim of benchlearning - finding new knowledge and inspiration for the future existence of these universities in terms of social responsibility. The research was based on the principle of social responsibility specified in the norm was ISO 26000. The research was conducted by the project partners Sylvie Formánková, Kristin Stevik and Renata Kučerová. The results of the research were published by also in the monograph „Responsibility and Sustainability of Higher Education Institutions“ by the Publisher Pearson in Great Britain. The cooperation continues after the project termination. Currently the issue is being researched from the point of view of the stakeholders – students and staff of the university. The other part of the project consisted in strenghtening of the social responsibility and sustainability of higher education. In this respect the application of the measures is being conducted currently, as the both institutions are launching innovation in order to achieve the goal set (building of advisory groups for social responsibility of the universities, etc.).

Approved grant

870 468,30 CZK / 32 848 €

Project DurationStart date: 01.01.2016, End date: 30.09.2016