VERN will now comprise of two higher education institutions: Polytechnic and University.
The Ministry of Science and Education approved the establishment of VERN University in July, VERN’s website states.
The newly-founded University will start its undergraduate programme of Business Economy this fall, in cooperation with University of Rijeka Faculty of Economics.
After that, the University plans to establish three new study programmes: Cyber Communication and Network Sciences, Internet of Things, and Transmedia Dramaturgy. All three programmes have been green-lighted by the Agency for Science and Higher Education, and their innovativeness has been recognised by the business community, which has supported the new programme establishment, stating that there is a strong need for such educational business profiles.
VERN is the first Croatian private polytechnic which puts emphasis on an entrepreneurial way of thinking and introducing business culture into Croatian higher education.
Establishment of a University within VERN’s business group will open up new possibilities for all its students and professors by giving them more opportunities for research and fulfilling their scientific potential.
VERN Educational Group will now have two subdivisions: Polytechnics and University, both parts of an integrated system.
Find out more at www.vern.hr.