This research aims to capture the current state of teaching about philanthropy at European universities. It sets out to identify the countries, institutions and disciplines in which philanthropy education currently takes place, and the levels at which the subject is taught. In addition to mapping and surveying the teaching terrain, the research seeks to capture the perspectives of informed stakeholders, and to discuss some implications for the development of philanthropy education in Europe. The paper addresses the following questions:
- What is the scale and scope of teaching about philanthropy at European universities today?
- What are some of the perceptions of the rationale for philanthropy education and the barriers and opportunities for its growth and development?
- What are some of the implications of the data for a) the future development of philanthropy education in Europe b) further research in this area