Internationalisation Strategy

The main VIKO internationalisation goals for 2021-2025:

  • To further develop internationalisation of the study process via ensuring the contemporary curricular content and innovative methods of learning and teaching with focus on work-based learning, flexible learning pathways, blended and online teaching and learning possibilities, recognition of prior learning, automatic recognition of learning outcomes gained through Erasmus mobility. To achieve the outbreak by encouraging the creation of multidisciplinary programmes in English and attracting significant numbers of foreign students, broadening study accessibility paths through digital systems, enhancing access to higher education for students from less traditional, disadvantaged and vulnerable target groups.
  • To further develop students and staff competences via international mobility, Internationalisation at Home (IaH) activities, including temporary or permanent employment of foreign experts in teaching and learning, organisation and active participation in the international events, constant development of foreign language and intercultural competences. To achieve the outbreak by developing students and staff competences in the context of the 21st century challenges and stakeholders’ expectations.
  • To further develop the efficient strategic partnerships via participation in the joint international projects, international HE and professional networks, innovation and development through user-oriented research. To achieve the outbreak by sharing expertise of the developed areas, such as creativity platform, project management, teaching and learning, etc., among European and non-EU partners in particular.
  • To further develop the multicultural study and research environments via friendly organisational culture and financial resource investments in the physical and electronic environments. To achieve the outbreak by digitalising the study support services and the mobility management.
  • To achieve significant international visibility, recognition and reputation of the institution via orientation to sustainable development in all institutional activities, addressing world of work needs through regional engagement.