The UOC has incorporated the United Nations' 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development as a road map for the University with a global outlook: work to recover the role of the university as a driving force for transformation in society and to train professionals and citizens with global skills who create value to construct a fairer, more inclusive and sustainable society.
In a global, interconnected environment, universities play a key role in the field of cooperation, with the mission of contributing to human development through the generation and transfer of knowledge.
For this reason, the UOC works alongside institutions and entities worldwide to ensure knowledge with everyone and for everyone, to strengthen higher education systems in the countries of origin and to contribute to social progress, sustainable development and future opportunities to reduce world poverty and inequality.
A large part of the funding of cooperation and social involvement initiatives currently comes from the University's own resources, but to ensure the continuity of the projects and to open up other channels of cooperation, the collaboration of the whole of the University community is needed. This cooperation can be done in two ways:
In 2018, student charitable enrolment contributions came to a total of 38,540.01 euros. This money has contributed to funding part of the following projects and activities:
In addition, the UOC is currently working on the development of the two following programmes: