“I’m not sure what it is, but it is important” - Analysis of the Attitudes of Students of University of Rijeka in Terms of Sustainable Development

Theoretical part of this paper consists of a coherent overview of different approaches and definitions of sustainable development and analyses of the role that higher education institutions (should) play in promoting the sustainable development. Furthermore, relevant research results regarding this concept are presented. The empirical part of paper analyses results of a pilot study conducted in 2007 at the University of Rijeka on a sample of 105 students.