COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY OSIJEK
ON JOSIP JURAJ STROSSMAYER AND CHURCH HISTORY
The Center is a constituent unit of Josip Juraj Strossmayer University in Osijek, which is carrying out scientific-research work in the field of social sciences and humanities, as well as in the interdisciplinary field of science and arts linked with the research of Strossmayer’s life and work and topics related to church history.
The mission of the Center
The mission is to systematically collect all of Strossmayer’s works (published and unpublished), and to create his retrospective, to monitor current bibliography about Strossmayer, and to systematically study archival material on him and on church history in general. The specificity of such work is that the bibliography and archival sources would be cross connected in one single file.
Tasks of the Center
The task of the Center is to establish a file of an international significance that would connect all bibliographical units (whole documents, their transcripts and copies found in the archives in Croatia and abroad) with the Croatian Historical Institute in Rome, as well as other scientific and educational institutions whose activities are compatible with the task of the Centre.
Beside studying Strossmayer’s life and work and other related issues of regional and general church history, the Center also contributes to the preservation of the Croatian cultural heritage and the Croatian identity, as well as to Croatian higher education.
Based on the collected documents and data the Center would publish relevant scientific articles in print and electronic form. The Center would become a reliable and recognized scientific institution on national and international level, particularly in Southeast and Central Europe.
Center for Professional Studies is a University constituent unit through which the University organizes its professional studies and authorizes the scientific-teaching and artistic-teaching constituents to carry out professional studies. It also develops professional activities in one or more professional areas, and coordinates such activities within the University.
Center for Professional Studies promotes improvement of education quality in the field of professional studies and its profiling not only in the narrow regional environment but also in the European higher education area.
The Center prepares students to work in jobs that require applications of their knowledge in highly professional and practical operations.
Contents of professional study programs provide for acquisition of theoretical and applied knowledge, as well as professional practice.
The mission of the Center is education of experts more oriented towards practice with the aim of an independent and creative application of professional knowledge that is specific to certain areas of expertise.
The task of the Center lies in the organization and implementation of professional studies, and in education of modern experts who will be mobile within the European Higher Education Area during their studies according to the Bologna process, and who will have an equal position in Europe after graduation.
Center for Lifelong Learning is a constituent unit of Josip Juraj Strossmayer University in Osijek, which develops the concept and manages programs of lifelong learning at the University.
Center for Lifelong Learning promotes the improvement of the quality of lifelong learning and encourages all forms of learning throughout one’s life whose purpose is the acquisition and improvement of competences for personal, social and professional needs.
The vision of the Center is to become a center that develops and improves the quality of lifelong learning not only for the regional environment but also to contribute to the recognition of Josip Juraj Strossmayer University in Osijek within the European Higher Education Area.
Its mission is to be the center that contributes to the recognition of experts on the European labor market through the possibility of a permanent renewal of existing skills and acquirement of new knowledge and skills that will contribute to the professional and personal development of each individual.
The Center will achieve its mission and vision through the establishment and development of modern lifelong learning programs that are necessary for a successful transition towards the society and economy based on knowledge.