Public Open University Vinkovci
Public Open University Vinkovci offers a wide range of educational options in the area of acquiring and improving key competencies, mainly in the area of foreign language learning and IT. They are competences and skills which have a permanent ongoing demand and offer the greatest mobility in terms of employment or adapting to new demands of pre-existing workplaces. The university values its focus on quality, usability and persistence of accomplished learning outcomes of our students the most. Every syllabus is carefully developed and tested before it is offered to the market, and the results are high learning outcomes and students pleased with their newly acquired competencies. The university is also a holder of the highly respectable EAQUALS accreditation of excellence in language education and the „Croatian quality“ symbol which guarantees that the products and services offered are of world-class quality; furthermore, the university is a gold partner of the British Council for the Cambridge Addvantage programme which is the most important instrument of external evaluation for the English language and a Centre for exam preparation for ESOL Cambridge tests. In the IT field, we have conducted a programming education development programme financed by European Union funds and are the only local ECDL test centre. With the goal of improving human potentials, encouraging employment and improving the skills and competencies of each participant as well as the development of local communities, the university has an abundance of experience as a bearer as well as partner in EU-funded European projects.