The DOBA Faculty Is the First Private Higher Education Institution in Slovenia to Receive the Quality Apple Award
During the traditional ceremony of presenting national awards for outstanding achievements in international cooperation, the DOBA Faculty became the first private higher education institution in Slovenia to receive the Quality Apple Award 2019. The solemn event under the auspices of the Centre of the Republic of Slovenia for Mobility and European Educational and Training Programmes (CMEPIUS) and the Ministry of Education, Science and Sports took place in Ljubljana at the Grand Hotel Union on Wednesday, 4 December 2019.
For 15 years in a row, the Centre of the Republic of Slovenia for Mobility and European Educational and Training Programmes (CMEPIUS) and the Ministry of Education, Science and Sports have been presenting national awards to institutions that, according to them, have significant positive experience in international cooperation and, with their activities at the international level, influence the professional development of educators, their interaction and teamwork, as well as the development of the institutions themselves involved in projects.
In support of the award, its founders note that the DOBA Faculty has adapted itself to the needs of the 21st century students in an innovative and relevant way, using Internet technologies in the academic process and mobility as well as developing virtual mobility programmes that provide all students with a possibility to gain internationalization experience.
The Quality Apple Award means recognition of the DOBA Faculty merits. The faculty members and representatives are proud that the quality and innovativeness of their work on international cooperation has been distinguished at the national level. At the same time, this award is a motivation and a challenge to the faculty in the context of further innovative training of students and the development of their intercultural competencies, which in the modern global world are one of the key characteristics of an individual.