Algebra University College is the flagship of largest private educational organization in Republic of Croatia and the region (Algebra group), present today in more than 20 cities across Croatia. Founded in 1998, we currently have more than 110 full-time employees and more than 400 associated experts and higher educational faculties employed also in industry. Annually, we educate around 20.000 students through various seminars and short educational programs in adult education, while in higher education we enrol more than 300 new students each year. The quality of Algebra has been recognized by our students as well as by all major software manufacturers and has been attested by the implementation of the ISO 9001:2000 certification which was introduced back in 2004.
Our main campus is located in the heart of Croatian capital Zagreb, while adult education and training programs are conducted also in: Osijek, Pula, Rijeka, Zadar, Split, Varaždin and Dubrovnik, as well as in more than ten other smaller cities. We currently offer almost thousand shorter educational programs (up to 2 weeks), some 50 accredited longer adult educational programs and 10 accredited higher educational study programs. Many of our programs are authorized by global software and equipment manufacturers such as: Microsoft, Cisco, Oracle, Red Hat, VMware, Adobe, Autodesk, EC-Council, (ISC)2 and others. We are academic and/or educational partner of all stated vendors, for most of them the only one in Croatia.
Most of educational programs for the acquisition of new qualifications, as well as all study programs in higher education, are accredited by Ministry of Science and Education and are thus linked to European Qualifications Framework (EQF).
Today, we organize four undergraduate and six graduate professional study programmes:
UNDERGRADUATE PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM (BACHELOR)
GRADUATE PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM (MASTER)
- Software engineering
- System engineering
- Game Development
- Data Science
- Digital marketing
- e-Leadership MBA
Apart of our teaching focus, we are also dedicated to applied research. Thus, our Research LAB provides research, services and solutions in areas of:
- Data science
- Application of information technology in education, including: digital educational content, distance learning systems and assessment systems
- Evidence based Labour market and educational policy research and development
Our overall approach to education and our quality has been recognized within Croatia by our national higher education regulatory agency (Agency for Science and Higher Education) where we are ranked 1st between all Universities of Applied Sciences in respect to quality assurance as well as in respect to the quality of overall educational process.
Furthermore, similar recognition on the global level came in 2014 from Microsoft, which awarded us “Learning Partner of the Year” in strong competition of 3200 partners worldwide.
Finally, our Research LAB scientists won in 2017 European Big Data Hackathon organized by European Commission, competing with data scientists representing most EU countries.