On 25th May 2018, Academy Sumadija - Department in Kragujevac signed an agreement on technical and business cooperation with the Curie Institute from Paris. The Institute was founded in 1909 and represents one of the oldest and most well-known institutes in the world. Nowadays, the Institute is the world’s leading institute in the field of multidisciplinary research.
The Institute has recognized the quality of our Department in Kragujevac, our teaching staff and students which resulted in cooperation. The students of the Academy benefit from this collaboration – they have an opportunity to receive a scholarship and complete internship in Paris. The student Marko Matić was the first to complete the internship at the Curie Institute.
Academy Sumadija - Department in Kragujevac signed an agreement with Microsoft in 2003 and began the collaboration on the project Microsoft IT Academy Program. At the time, the Department in Kragujevac was the first in the Balkans to start that kind of cooperation.
The cooperation with the Microsoft continued until 2017, when the Department in Kragujevac became a supporter for Microsoft Imagine Premium Program and regular subscriber. The benefit of the subscription is that all our active students and staff have the opportunity to use licensed Microsoft software free of charge.
EURASHE is the European Association of Higher Education Institutions that offer programs focused on vocational education and are engaged in applied and vocational research within the Bologna cycles.
Over 1,400 higher education institutions from 40 countries within the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) are part of EURASHE. EURASHE members are national associations of higher education institutions and independent higher education institutions such as universities, faculties and universities of applied studies.
The diploma of Academy Sumadija is recognized in 44 most developed countries in the world and among EU members of the EURASHE Association.
The Department in Kragujevac participated in the Tempus program “Improvement of partnership with enterprises by enhancement of regional quality management potentials in WBC”.
In the area of WBC, the need for a higher level of quality in all aspects of business and life is more important than in the EU. Long-lasting political instability in the WBC countries has left the region far behind the fast-developing EU countries. There are indications that accession countries enjoy lower subjective well-being than is predicted by objective indicators in comparison to EU member states.