At the traditional ceremony and presentation of national awards for exceptional achievements in international cooperation, which took place on 4 December 2019 at the Grand Hotel Union in Ljubljana under the auspices of the Centre of the Republic of Slovenia for Mobility and European Educational and Training Programmes (CMEPIUS) and the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport, DOBA Business School, as the first private higher education institution, received the APPLE OF QUALITY 2019 in the segment of higher education institutions.
This year, for the fifteenth consecutive year, the Centre of the Republic of Slovenia for Mobility and European Educational and Training Programmes (CMEPIUS) and the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport have bestowed national awards to institutions for which they say that their inclusion in international cooperation brings outstanding and inspiring stories and which generate effects that impact the professional development of educators, their connections and the shaping of teams and the development of the institutions themselves.
In their reasoning for the award, the Centre of the Republic of Slovenia for Mobility and European Educational and Training Programmes and the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport emphasised that DOBA Business School has adapted to the needs of twenty-first century students in an innovative and contemporary way by using Internet technologies in its pedagogical activities and in mobility and developed virtual mobility programmes, offering the experience of internationalisation to all students.
DOBA Business School is exceptionally proud of being the recipient of the Apple of Quality award and of the fact that the quality and innovative nature of our activity in international cooperation has been recognised at national level. Furthermore, this award is our motivation and commitment to continue enabling DOBA Business School students the innovative development of intercultural competencies, which, in today’s global world, represent one of the key competencies.