The future of European universities on the path to sustainable development


university, sustainable development, Sustainable Development Goals, European Green Deal, artificial intelligence, resources, education, Delphi method


The article addresses the issue of the future of European universities on the path to sustainable development. The main aim of the article is to describe foreseeable future directions of the sustainable development of universities and ways to achieve Sustainable Development Goals. In effect, the authors identify weaknesses, assess threats and recommend coordinated solutions and alternatives for the sustainable development of universities. This research will contribute to future work by explaining what the future of universities will look like on their sustainability journey. The results of the Delphi study conducted with the participation of 201 experts from 47 countries allowed for the identification of factors shaping the future of universities on the path to sustainable development.

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Copyright (c) 2024 Zbigniew Korzeb, Bernabé Alonso-Fariñas, Ana Isabel Irimia-Diéguez, Felix Jimenez Naharro, Urszula Kobylińska, Filippo di Pietro, Maria Jose Palacin Sanchez, Ewa Rollnik-Sadowska, Danuta Szpilko, Joanna Szydło, Antonio de la Torre Gallegos