University of Rijeka is open and modern comprehensive European University that extends beyond the walls of institutions, research disciplines, and borders; one that continuously expands the horizons of sustainable development and development of competitive innovation ecosystems, and one that enhances all citizens’ quality of life and work while advancing the community’s resilience and well-being in cooperation with local and regional government. To fulfil the mission of engaged university, UNIRI strive to improve four strategic areas: learning and teaching, research, knowledge transfer and internalization. University of Rijeka's engagement is embedded into its curriculum, across all disciplines through community – based learning for students. University Senate Charter on Formal Recognition of Students’ Competences Gained Through Community-Based Engagement ordains the university constituents to redesign their study programmes and to secure that students’ competences gained through various community engagement activities can be valued by ECTS points (5 – 10% of the regular study programme). UNIRI sees itself as a research, science, and education-oriented university that supports social and economic development in the local community, the City of Rijeka, and the wider region. In the terms of the impact, UNIRI initiated development of the curriculum School and community, educational programme for high schools whose goal is to educate students for democratic civic participation in society. UNIRI leadership understand the own responsible role in promoting societal and community engagement and with this understanding UNIRI already made a multifaceted contribution towards achieving SDGs and improving the well-being of society as a whole and it is ranked on THE Impact Rankings.