Lithuanian Maritime Academy (LMA)
Lithuanian Maritime Academy (LMA) is a modern leader training maritime professionals for our and international maritime sector and a member of the global maritime and academic community. This constantly improving institution trains highly qualified specialists that meet international standards for the sea and ports in Lithuania and the world. The maritime academy that everyone knows and recognizes is at the same time always changing, offering numerous maritime study programmes, scientific and cultural ideas and projects. Initiative, innovations, openness, maritime culture and traditions – these are the major characteristics of the modern-day activity.
Our major goals in the field of studies and training is quality and being exceptional – meeting the requirements of the conventions of the International Maritime Organisation, which regulates seamen’s training. Traditional good training programmes, highly qualified lecturers and classes are not enough to ensure modern study quality. The quality of studies today is identified with the development of the studies, diversity, international context, cooperation with the world of work and... convenient classes, equipped with modern technology. Discussions between students and lecturers take place not only at the auditoriums, but also places of future employment, companies and ‘clouds’.
Lodz University of Technology (TUL)
Lodz University of Technology (TUL) is one of the best universities of technology in Poland. TUL has over 75 years of tradition and experience in educating engineers. Teaching is delivered at nine faculties. There are many extra organizational units on the campus, including venues for inter-departmental education (International Faculty of Engineering, Interdisciplinary Doctoral School), sports and recreation, entertainment and a variety of organizations enriching student life.
TUL fits perfectly in the direction of the city's development, for which it is an important and valued partner. TUL is open for the local community, not only for students, but also for children, youth and seniors - initiatives undertaken by TUL include e.g.: University of the Third Age, Public Secondary School and Lodz Children's University. Well-developed cooperation with the socio-economic environment and significant activities of University for the benefit of the local community translate into its very good reputation in the Region.
TUL is an attractive partner for business not only in the region. It cooperates with the largest companies in the country and abroad. TUL conducts scientific research of the European standard, create new technologies and inventions in cooperation with the best scientific establishments all over the world.
TUL is a member of ECIU (European Consortium of Innovative Universities) working within the European Universities alliances.
Lodz University of Technology has obtained two ABET accreditations for Information Technology and Computer Science programs conducted in English and 25 EUR-ACE ® program accreditations (EUR-ACE Bachelor Label and EUR-ACE Master Label). TUL has also undergone an international institutional evaluation under the EUA Institutional Evaluation Program and may use the EUA - IEP quality label recognized throughout Europe. In 2020, TUL was the first university in Poland to be granted international accreditation by the French accreditation body HCERES for the period of five years.
West Attica (UNIWA)
The University of West Attica (UNIWA) was founded in March 2018 by the National Law 4521. The foundation of the newly established University resulted from the merging process of the former Technological Educational Institute of Athens and the Piraeus University of Applied Sciences.
UNIWA is a dynamic and constantly evolving institution that strives to fulfill its vision and mission, and to achieve its goals investing in the development of modern teaching methods, adapted to students’ needs and responsive to competitive labor market and society requirements, as well as in its modern facilities and infrastructure (i.e., teaching resources, classrooms, laboratories/workshops, scientific equipment).
Our University offers contemporary Undergraduate and Postgraduate study programs, which give our graduates the opportunity to acquire specialized scientific knowledge, skills and competences, linking academia to both society and the labor market.
At UNIWA, there are twenty-seven Departments operating under the academic umbrella of five Schools, covering a wide range of scientific fields, such as social, administrative and economic sciences, engineering sciences, health and welfare sciences, as well as food sciences and applied art and culture studies.
According to official data, UNIWA is the third largest university in the country with regard to the number of undergraduate students whereas it hosts over 57,800 students in total. The University employs, on permanent basis, 608 faculty members, 138 special laboratory teaching and technical staff members, and 345 administrative staff members qualified to accomplish its high-standard teaching, research and administrative goals.
This combination of highly-skilled and experienced human resources, together with the existing modern infrastructure, has laid the foundation for further academic development of the University.
UNIWA offers a wide range of educational and lifelong learning services, including:
• The undergraduate studies that lead to 4-year Bachelor’s (Level 6) and 5-year Engineering Diploma degrees.
• Postgraduate studies leading to the completion of a postgraduate diploma (Level 7).
• Doctoral studies (Level 8).
• Lifelong learning and vocational training programmes.
The National University of Political Studies and Public Administration (SNSPA)
The National University of Political Studies and Public Administration (SNSPA), established in 1991 as a school of governance and training of professionals for essential social areas, is a landmark in the Romanian academic setting.
Known both nationally and internationally, SNSPA is a state institution of higher education, scientiﬁc research and professional academic training oﬀering undergraduate degrees, master’s degrees and doctoral studies. SNSPA trains and develops professional competencies in Political Sciences, Sociology, Administrative Studies, International Relations, Diplomacy, European Studies, Communication Sciences, Psychology, Management, Human Resources, thus contributing to change at national and international level, a change based on democratic values and principles.
SNSPA has proved to be a successful project, being one of the most popular institutions with high school graduates or professionals in different domains who wish to study further.
SNSPA stands out because of its educational commitment with the purpose of finding answers to contemporary issues, at national as well as at regional and global levels.
SNSPA offers numerous study programmes, at all levels and types of academic education, the entire structure of the study programmes being compatible with the Bologna Process.
In response to a social necessity that was felt in Romania after 1989, SNSPA was established as a post-graduate programme, following the model of the schools of governance in France, Belgium, Great Britain and USA. Its setting up was determined by the situation Romania was confronted with in the early 90s in terms of the initial/in-service training of specialists in administrative and political sciences, by the need to create expertise in these areas, to train professionals for the public area, while the country was undergoing a restructuring process and acceding to/ under a project of reforming and access to the European and Euro-Atlantic structures.
In its over two decades of existence, SNSPA has trained professionals who due to their level of knowledge contribute to the drawing up and management of public policies in state institutions, to the development of the country’s international affairs, to the organisation and management of business in private companies, to the improvement of communication and to the process of nation or company brand
“Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati
“Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati is the most important institution of higher education in the South-East of Romania.
“Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati functions according to the university charter, whose provisions are in agreement with the national legislation and with the principles of the European Space and Higher Education, being recognised by all members of the university community.
“Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati represents a pole of academic excellence for the South-East Region of Romania, which concentrates the elite human resource specialized in educating professionals in numerous fields for an entire area with national and international reach. In its more than 70 years of existence, “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati has expanded and modernized, gathering around it, at the same time, an academic community focused on obtaining performance in teaching and research and thus, becoming a European-level university with both a modern and competitive – collaborative process with all students, on fundamental and applied scientific research, as well as on excellent relations, which have been developed with the local and regional business environment and local community structures.
The efficiency of the training process of the specialists – graduates of the university is proven by the fact that they are now part of the teaching staff of the institution. They have become renowned professors and researchers within other academic institutions in the country or abroad, are members of The Romanian Academy, of different prestigious scientific organizations, are active in the top technological and economic environment, public or private, national and international, in administrative structures, education, artistic and sports organizations. “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati proves to be, through its graduates, a scientific nucleus generating professionals whose diplomas - inscribed with the institution's logo - are a guarantee of quality, creativity and competitiveness in relation to the dynamics of the local, national and international labor market.
The University of Messina (UniME)
The University of Messina is one of the oldest universities in Italy. It was founded by the Jesuits in 1548. Although it has ancient origins, it is a University in continuous growth. The University is one of the main reference points for the city of Messina, the 13th largest city in Italy, known as the вЂњgateway to SicilyвЂќ. UniME has a strong international component, with agreements with universities from all over the world. Exchange programmes, double-degree and joint-degree programmes are all part of the international opportunities available to students. Because of the ECTS system students may earn credits and take exams while they are studying abroad.