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University Social Responsibility: Construction of knowledge and training of professionals for a sustainable society

unisinosThe concept of a University Social Responsibility (USR) is being largely adopted by the Association of Universities Entrusted to the Society of Jesus in Latin America (AUSJAL) and was inspired by the contributions of François Vallayes.

It means “the capacity and effectiveness of the University in meeting the needs of transformation of the society in which it is inserted through the exercise of its essential functions. Teaching, research, extension and internal management These functions should be encouraged by search for the promotion of justice, solidarity and social equity, through the construction of well sucedidas to meet the challenges involved in promoting sustainable human development responses. “