The reason for undertaking ECOBUILT Consortium is based on the recognition that the framework of research, practice and education in the field of architectural and urban design faces numerous eco-oriented challenges and thematic issues such as climate change, environmentally sensitive development, green economy, sustainable cities and human settlements, and preservation of biodiversity and ecosystems. Above mentioned challenges require vital research and continuous improvement of curricular and extracurricular activities in a higher education, which should, in order to have a successful outcome, be transnationally carried out.
To enhance the quality of the architectural and urban design higher education by pooling expert resources from three universities.
To equip the future graduates of the programme with the knowledge, skills, and competences which will help them to set the trends in a dynamically changed environment.
To embrace new concepts of teaching and learning in a subject field.
To effectively work in different locations and cultures, and bridge Europe’s skills and competences gap in Eco-friendly Built Environment.
To enhance the employability of the graduates by providing various learning paths in accordance with the-state-of-the-art trends in green architecture and urban greening.
To design and develop the tracks which will provide an opportunity to carry out the main goal of the EHEA initiative – to increase staff and student mobility and to increase graduates’ attractiveness at the labour market through rendering talent and raising innovation.
To secure sustainable impact on the human health and environment in the long run through graduates’ conscious efforts to design buildings, natural zones, cities, and villages with minimum effect on the environment.