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Anica Hunjet ; Ministarstvo znanosti, obrazovanja i sporta, Zagreb, Hrvatska
Goran Kozina ; Veleučilište u Varaždinu, Varaždin, Hrvatska

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The processes of globalization bring big changes in all aspects of contemporary society and the existence of man, as well as in higher education. Social responsibility emerged recently as an important element of sustainable development and social progress. Through the teaching and research activities, institutions of higher education are responsible for the creation and application of knowledge, to be in line with current and future needs and demands of society, and in order to prepare for the labor market and social development of the community. Cooperating with the community, students develop a sense of social responsibility, creating a better future. Social responsibility of the students comes from socially responsible institution. Since the 21st century is a time of change, uncertainty and complexity, institutions of higher education are challenged to meet the demands of individuals and society, by creating educational programs that will contribute to the social values of regional and global surroundings. Through the educational processes, higher education institutions direct students to adopt interdisciplinary approach to their activities. This should be accomplished by the rising of awareness of the social responsibility of students, and that is something that they will carry throughout the life. Competitive advantage of the economy is based on entrepreneurship development. Accordingly, the development of entrepreneurial education is based on the necessary entrepreneurial competencies at all levels of education. Knowledge represents the understanding of information, while the skills represent an individual’s competence in the application of acquired knowledge in specific situations. Entrepreneurial skills that students acquire through higher education should be at the theoretical level, but also applicable for innovation and creation of new business processes in the business world. The main objectives of entrepreneurship education are learning about entrepreneurship, development of competencies to create opportunity, to make changes in terms of complexity and to encourage entrepreneurial behavior. The expected outcomes of the entrepreneurial programs are reflected in the development of entrepreneurial competencies to increase employability. One of the main aims of learning outcomes certainly should be an increase of employability of students and creating a learning environment to encourage creativity, innovation and entrepreneurial skills. The aim of this paper is to explain the role of entrepreneurship education in the generation of interdisciplinary higher education and the development of knowledge-based society through education of competent experts who will be easy employable. According to the survey, students show growing interest in entrepreneurial education with social responsibility.

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interdisciplinary; entrepreneurship education; business ethics; social responsibility

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