SZCZECIŃSKA SZKOŁA WYŻSZA COLLEGIUM BALTICUM (Poland)
SZCZECIŃSKA SZKOŁA WYŻSZA COLLEGIUM BALTICUM founded in 2000 is continuously ranked as one of the best private universities in northern Poland. Collegium Balticum is characterized by great human capital and huge development potential. School authorities have managed to build an institution that gives its students a solid education and thus a great start to their professional life. It is desired to provide young people with knowledge comprising many fields so that they can receive an interdisciplinary education providing them with a better chance on the difficult labour market both in Poland and internationally.
Collegium Balticum carries out the process of education according to the requirements and standards of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education and the Bologna Declaration which aims at creating a common platform of higher education and a community area of scientific research. Current educational offer includes following faculties: educational science, economy and management, political science and foreign language studies at BA, MA levels as well as post-graduate studies.
Institution’s mission is to provide excellence in education as well as attractiveness and marketability of proposed programs. Educational offer is constantly adjust to requirements of the market. It ensures the development of the intellectual potential of students and shapes their interpersonal, leadership, teamwork, and problem solving skills. It develops discipline, creative thinking, effectiveness, flexibility and entrepreneurship.
A significant part of research work is the dissemination of the institution’s output and the exchange of experiences through conferences and seminars. Collegium Balticum organizes internal and national seminars, symposiums and scientific conferences which are highly respected by peers and attract speakers both from our academic staff as well as professors and practitioners from different fields of the economy.
Collegium Balticum is situated in western Poland, in city of Szczecin that presently displays a growth potential and splendid prospects of becoming attractive to various investors, although the employment rate is 16,5%. Moreover, Szczecin is an important research center that enjoy good reputation in the world. Its immense scientific potential exerts direct influence on science development in the country.
It is observed that many families suffer from insufficient earned income, children and young adults are not properly taken care of, majority does not attend school on daily basis. Parents are not capable to provide their children with desired attention and life values, neither with additional educational activities. Collegium Balticum plays an important role on local educational market in terms of additional thematic courses for disadvantaged groups i.e people from socially and economically disadvantaged areas, unqualified adults and others. Its intention is to cooperate with local and regional authorities in order to provide thematic workshops and seminars as well as to attract target groups.
Being a part of the project gives an opportunity to engage school authorities and local communities in proposed activities and actions.