Univerzita Mateja Bela v Banskej Bystrici

Civil society nad NGOs – become an active citizen

Civil society nad NGOs – become an active citizen

Service-learning based course focused on the understanding of the civil society roles and functions in contemporary society. As a part of the course students will took part on the regular online session and they will work individually or in groups in nonprofit organizations. During the online lessons, they will discuss topics connected with the civil society and NGOs. As a part of the "service" they will identify the resources, challenges and needs of their NGO, create the plan together with the NGO how to react on these needs and challenges, implement and evaluate this plan. In addition, the seminar offers the students space to reflect on individual experiences they have gained while working with NGO and on their own personal development and civic engagement and on the civil society and NGOs and their role in the current society.


Course title: Civil society and NGOs – become an active citizen

Number of credits: 5

Course duration: October 2021 – January 2022 (Wednesday afternoon, weekly)

Maximum capacity: 20 students

Language: English

Lecturer: doc. PhDr. Alžbeta Brozmanová Gregorová, PhD.

Learning hours26 hours (2 hours per week)

Methodology: e-learning course (MS Teams and Moodle)


Anita Dienešová, anita.dienesova@umb.sk 
Petra Žaludová, petra.zaludova@umb.sk 

Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica