Mission and Vision

The mission of the University of Applied Sciences Velika Gorica is to implement the activities of higher education and lifelong learning through the continuous development and improvement of high-quality and specific study programmes and lifelong learning programmes based on the principles of social responsibility, academic excellence, and market competitiveness. The University contributes to the responsible and sustainable development of the social community through the education and training of experts prepared to respond to contemporary challenges and needs of the labour market.

The vision of the University of Applied Sciences Velika Gorica is to become a distinguished modern institution of higher education, which will be competitive at the national and international level due to the specificities and internationalization of its study programmes and lifelong learning programmes. By networking with partner institutions and real sector stakeholders and encouraging mobility and development of scientific-research work, our aim is to educate competent experts and future stakeholders in social development through the acquisition of practical knowledge and skills during their studies and lifelong learning aligned with the highest Croatian and European standards, as well as the contemporary needs of the labour market.

Social responsibility of the University of Applied Sciences Velika Gorica is manifested in the fact that the University encourages systematic and sustainable development through its activities and business operations, as well as exerting a positive impact on the society and the environment. The University’s infrastructure is likewise adapted for all students, employees, and associates, thus allowing undisturbed work, enrolment, and attendance of the study programmes. Promotion of equal opportunities, non-discrimination, and equality are the fundamental principles is all fields of higher education activity at the University.

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