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UNIAKTIV Centre for societal learning and civic responsibility

UNIAKTIV offers services and innovations for the cooperation between campus and community. UNIAKTIV supports faculties as well as the Rektorat with the development and implementation of ideas and projects which combine research & teaching with civic engagement. The main operational focus of UNIAKTIV is on Service Learning. Additionally, UNIAKTIV tests different forms of Campus-Community-Partnerships such as Community-based Research, Design-Thinking-Variants and Social-Entrepreneurship-approaches. Strategically, UNIAKTIV is an integral part of the University’s Third Mission activities.

Country: Germany

Year: 2017-2018

Institution: University of Duisburg-Essen

# of students: 400

Interaction with beneficiaries: Mixed

Academic Degree: Undergraduate | Master

Discipline(s): Open to different disciplines | Education | Psychology

Community Service Area & ODS: Sustainable cities and communities | Partnership for the goals | Quality education