Urban and community sustainability in planning and architecture

Project facts

Project promoter:
Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava(SK)
Project Number:
In implementation
Initial project cost:
Donor Project Partners:
University of Stavanger(NO)

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The main aim of the project is to strengthen institutional cooperation between universities in Slovakia (Slovak University of Technology) and Norway (University of Stavanger) to enhance both the quality and relevance of education and training in the focus areas of green innovations in urban - regional planning education and of assisted living technologies, and thus contribute to increase of education and employment potential of young people within these two spheres. Building more intensive cooperation between universities aims to bridge the gap in the education system and practice and to support quality research and the career development of academic staff and young professionals. Project consists of activities: (1) and (2) innovations in study curriculas, (3) innovations in education methods, (4) joint research and training teams, (5) dissemination workshop, (6) publicity, (7) website, (8) communication and project management. Promoting social inclusion of vulnerable groups is at the core of this project. The field of assisted living technologies is directly focused on solutions that promote independence, safety, and improved quality of life for elderly and individuals with special needs. Therefore, in the project this topic will be present in all of the activities, with the major focus in Activity 1, Activity 3 and Activity 4. Activity 4 reflects on the topic of exclusion of marginalised Roma communities in the sphere of access to green technologies and energy poverty. The part of this activity will be direct on-site research and involvment of the community members with an aim to analse the situation and to design solutions for improved accessibility.

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