Ivanitska Olga, Doctor of Public Administration, Professor of Theory and Practice of Management, National Technical University of Ukraine «Kyiv Polytechnic Institute»,
37 Victory Ave., 03056 Kyiv, Ukraine, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Panchenko Alla, PhD of Public Administration, Assistant Professor of Management Department, Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University, 18/2 Bulvarno−Kudryavska Str.,
04053 Kyiv, Ukraine, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Panchenko Ganna, Teacher of Management Department, Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University, 18/2 Bulvarno−Kudryavska Str., 04053 Kyiv, Ukraine, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Social responsibility of a higher educational institution is a social institution that links the activity of the university with the system of relations, values, principles and norms adopted by it with additional obligations to society, its individual groups or strata, deliberately and voluntarily chosen by its leadership, in order to better satisfy the needs of society and their development, compared to those defined in the juridical documents concerning the mission, tasks and functions of the institution. The conditions for implementation of the principles of social responsibility in higher education institutions of Ukraine and their observance are: development of the concept of social responsibility by the leadership of the higher educational institution, which provides for the definition of principles, directions and mechanisms for its observance, disclosure of the concept; regular reporting on the progress achieved in the field of compliance with the principles of social responsibility to the public; full implementation of the principle of respect for the teaching staff and staff at both the management and students level; provision of conditions for self-development and improvement of pedagogical skills, in particular, worthy working conditions, including the availability of free time, and its payment; ensuring a high level of training of educational materials, their scientific component and practical orientation; responsibility for a sufficient and fair level of demanding students; promoting the development of self-management in the student environment, raising students’ consciousness; formation of the material and technical base sufficient for the acquisition of modern knowledge and practice; teaching all disciplines with an emphasis on environmental, human centered, ethical and human aspects of activities regardless of sphere and industry; expansion of scientific, educational and production contacts between teachers, students, employers and representatives of international organizations both in Ukraine and abroad; facilitating the employment of graduates of institutions in a socially responsible business entity and organization.

Keywords:  higher education institution; legal liability; social responsibility;  socially responsible nature of activities.


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