Toth IvanDear colleagues, dear students,

At the very beginning I would like to welcome you at the University of Applied Sciences Velika Gorica.

We are glad that you have chosen one of our expert or specialist graduate study programmes. In our opinion the choice of a study programme is one of the most important decisions that you have encountered until now in your lives. Therefore, it is a special honour as well as obligation for us that you have entrusted us with your education in the years to come. We believe that you have made the right choice and we are certain that we will justify your confidence.

You have chosen one of the distinguished and technologically modern higher education institutions in the Republic of Croatia. The University of Applied Sciences Velika Gorica is a higher education private educational institution, founded pursuant to the Law on Scientific Activity and Higher Education that performs five professional study programmes and three professional specialist graduate studies. Our study programmes have been organized in accordance with the Bologna Process and the regulations of the Republic of Croatia. After graduation the students have acquired higher education and the title of baccalaureus engineer, i.e. specialist of the profession after graduating from the specialist study programme, as defined by the study programmes and the Law on Higher Education and Scientific Activity. After graduating from one of VVG study programmes your title and level of education will be equal to those acquired at other higher education institutions that organize professional and specialist study programmes in Croatia and Europe.

What makes the University of Applied Sciences Velika Gorica different from others is the orientation of our Management and the professors to continuously follow the modern technological development and consequently timely react to the requirements that occur on the labour market regarding new professional knowledge in technical professions. Therefore the curricula have been structured and performed by following modern and advanced flows of teaching processes in the world. The teaching process at our University is oriented to the quality of performing the study programmes and positioning of the students in the centre of the teaching process. The realization of this aim is guaranteed by over a hundred and forty distinguished world and Croatian experts who participate in the teaching process.

Such approach to all our students insures the necessary higher education knowledge that will provide them, after graduation and entering the labour market, with advantages, faster employment and getting on in their careers.

Our University of Applied Sciences Velika Gorica is developing continuously. In this we have great support of the City of Velika Gorica as one of our founders, numerous institutions with which VVG is cooperating in the realization of the practical part of education, our professors and students. This is precisely what gives us certainty and guarantee that in the years to come we will continue raising the quality of the teaching process.

Finally, we would like to tell you that we will do whatever is within our competence so that after graduation you will become a distinguished expert – the pride of our University. In this process you play the most important role. Therefore, without your will, effort and participation this goal is bound to fail.

Your Dean,
dr. sc. Ivan Toth, v. pred., prof.