Collegium Da Vinci

Introduction

Collegium Da Vinci has promoted some 12,000 graduates over the last 18 years. The School has undergone a process of rebranding to better accommodate the needs of the job market. We are changing for you!

Why the change?

„He who loves practice without theory is like the sailor who boards ship without a rudder and compass and never knows where he may cast” – Leonardo Da Vinci.

ollegium Da Vinci is the modern type of university which serves as a career-accelerator facilitating the road from being a student to being a man (or woman) of business.

Collegium Da Vinci values revolve around the legacy of one of the greatest minds that has ever lived. Our students create and represent the ideal fusion of knowledge with practice, according to Leonardo’s message. In the mod­ern world where innovation empowers change we like to think of our Collegium Da Vinci as a StartUp! Opportunityfor people of all ages. We believe that only constant testing of our skills and strengths against the dynamically changing environment, gives us an opportunity to succeed.

We remain proud of our university’s achievements over the last two decades. We continue to stand out as the oldest private university in the Wielkopolska region. Our years of expertise in teaching people of all ages, tradi­tions, qualified staff, and modern facilities make our degree diplomas a valuable asset in the eyes of employers around Poland and beyond.

Leonardo Da Vinci was an acclaimed engineer, inventor, artist and a keen observer of the environment. He was renowned for his ability to combine theoretical sciences with engineering practice. All of us at Collegium Da Vinci also strive to transform ideas into real and tangible shapes.

The key message we put across to our future students and later graduates is: Become Masters of Practice and make a difference in your lives!

The Collegium Da Vinci in Poznań, Poland (CDV) is the oldest private university in Poznań. Throughout the first 20 years of existence on the Higher Education map of Poland it has attract­ed some 12, 000 students and it continues to enroll hundreds more each year. Now, as it has undergone a rebranding process to better fill the needs of our dynamically changing job market, Collegium Da Vinci has proudly established its position in the university sector with a unique range of study at B.A , MA. and Postgraduate Diploma level.

CDV program offer is closely interconnected with relevant institutions and companies in Poland and abroad, to cre­ate a practical curriculum, based on economic forecasts and the development of the job market in the world. That is why CDV places such an emphasis on practical classes led by valued professionals and potential future employers. CDV Flexible Study Paths give our students opportunities to combine their professional and family commitments.

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Why CDV?

The Collegium Da Vinci in Poznań, Poland (CDV) is the oldest private university in Poznań. Throughout the first 20 years of existence on the Higher Education map of Poland it was attracting some 1,500 students each year. Now, as it has undergone a rebranding process to better fill the needs of our dynamically changing job market, Collegium Da Vinci has been proudly established its position in the university sector with a unique range of study at B.A , MA. and Postgraduate Diploma level.

CDV program offer is closely interconnected with relevant institutions and companies in Poland and abroad, to create a practical curriculum, based on economic forecasts and the development of the job market in the world. That is why CDV places such an emphasis on practical classes led by valued professionals and potential future employers. CDV Flexible Study Paths give our students opportunities to combine their professional and family commitments.

In short, Collegium Da Vinci offers:

  • Joint projects with companies such as IBM, Microsoft or International Coach Federation: free training and engaging projects, relevant international certificates.
  • A modern building, fully equipped teaching rooms, comprehensive sport facilities – all this in a pleasing environment set in contemporary art.
  • Part of the programs is run in the form of online lectures and e-learning. This means that you can take active part in classes without leaving your home.

And because we simply love our City!

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Business internships

At Collegium Da Vinci you are not likely to meet any theoreticians, nor heads stuck in the clouds. You will not have to engage in theory and abstract discussion.

What are we proposing in exchange?

  • We offer a program of studies consulted with recognized specialists in a given field.
  • Joint projects with a choice of over 80 companies: opportunities to complete some in-company training and internships, as well as a project relevant to your studies.
  • Over 250 practicals every year.
  • Certificates and certifications that attest to your gained skills and experience.
  • Hundreds of hours of practical classes with business professionals.
  • Virtual Job Fairs that allow you to take up work during your studies.
  • Support from the Academic Entrepreneurship Incubator at CDV.

At present CDV is collaborating with over 80 companies in fields such as IT, Social Media, Human Resource Management, Graphic Arts, Marketing and Advertising, Public Relations, as well as with public offices, foundations, schools and kindergartens, galleries and theatres. Thanks to the partnership with IBM, our students can take part in free training and gain the IBM DB2 Academic Associate certificate. Our partnership with the largest world-wide coaching organization International Coach Federation is an opportunity to gain free entry for ICF meetings and the opportunity to apply for ICF Certification.

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Student mentoring program

At CDV all prospective international students go through an Orientation Program which during their stay in Poznań, transforms into a mentoring program, which includes:

  • Helping to adapt to changed cultural and social environment
  • Providing counseling to students who need help with everyday interactions with fellow students, staff members or inhabitants of Poznań
  • Guiding through the process of legalizing your stay in Poland
  • Making sure the student understands public transportation system in the City
  • Securing student’s official bank account services, medical services, insurance and first-aid
  • Getting the student acquainted with places of culture, worship, sports and leisure in the City of Poznan and the region of Wielkopolska
  • Providing tutors for particular subjects and tandem-partners for language skills improvement

For more information, please contact: admissions@cdv.pl

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Polish

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Programs

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Bachelor

Consulting And Coaching

Campus Full time Part time 3 years October 2017 Poland Poznań + 1 more

You seek to provide coaching and consulting services in the nature of business and personal development? Do you want to learn creative techniques needed in different professions? [+]

You seek to provide coaching and consulting services in the nature of business and personal development? Do you want to learn creative techniques needed in different professions? Or maybe you would like to know how to prepare a coaching session? Choose your training in the specialty consulting and coaching and you will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to work as a business and personal development coach, a specialist in public relations, professional coachers.    Over 70% of practical exercises, conducted by experienced trainers and coach - consultants Close cooperation with krupenyshim international coaching company - Coaching International Polish-program Undergraduate (3 years) program is also offered at the graduate level. Where can you find a job: HR departments of enterprises and institutions; company, leading seminars in the field of counseling and coaching; the structure of political parties, social and economic organizations; media institutions involved in advertising and PR; state administration, local government, the NGO sector; stores engaged in marketing, financial or tax advice; enterprise management industry, guiding the team at different levels, implementing projects in the sphere of management, is engaged in consulting or chelevecheskimi resources (HR). [-]

Creative Management

Campus Full time Part time 3 years October 2017 Poland Poznań + 1 more

This is a unique opportunity to study in the field of management, which is based on three pillars: management, psychology and knowledge of IT tools. Because of this, you get unique skills in various areas necessary for effective management. [+]

This is a unique opportunity to study in the field of management, which is based on three pillars: management, psychology and knowledge of IT tools. Because of this, you get unique skills in various areas necessary for effective management. A graduate of the Faculty of "creative management", you'll be able to find work in managerial positions at various levels in all organizational structures of enterprises in the areas of human resources management, project management, risk, stress and conflicts, customer relationships, as well as the time and knowledge. Polish-program Undergraduate (3 years) Where to find work? A graduate of the Faculty of "creative management", you'll be able to find work in managerial positions at various levels in all organizational structures of enterprises in the areas of human resources management, project management, risk, stress and conflicts, customer relationships, as well as the time and knowledge. You expect the prospect of a career in companies engaged in advertising and Public Relations, in the media, in public administration, local government, in the NGO sector in the field of online business, as well as within its own businesses. [-]

Graphic Design

Campus Full time Part time 3 years October 2017 Poland Poznań + 1 more

His professional plans you associate with creative post? Are you interested in knowledge in the field of art history, history, graphics, aesthetics, psychophysiology of perception, marketing and advertising? [+]

His professional plans you associate with creative post? Are you interested in knowledge in the field of art history, history, graphics, aesthetics, psychophysiology of perception, marketing and advertising? Start training by specialty Graphic design. We will prepare you for the professional graphics, a specialist in visual communication, art director, brand manager or a web designer. The unique program of training in two specializations: advertising - publishing graphics and animation and interactive graphics classes are recognizable artists, educators with a rich artistic Polish-operating time undergraduate programs (3 years) Where can you find a job? Advertising agencies, publishing houses, design studios, the sphere of culture (museums, theaters, art galleries), art agency, graphic departments of enterprises and institutions, IT-companies and firms engaged in the development of computer games. [-]

Internet - Marketing (mediavorking)

Campus Full time Part time 3 years October 2017 Poland Poznań + 1 more

You want to gain knowledge of current trends in Marketing, Public Relations and sales techniques? [+]

You want to gain knowledge of current trends in Marketing, Public Relations and sales techniques? Basic tools of advertising (Google Adwords), web site statistics (Google Analitics), the basics of search engine optimization (SEO), creation of selling texts, copywriting, community management and attracting traffic to web pages - these are areas in which you would like a professional develop? Mediavorking - a specialty, created in collaboration with the companies, which determine trends in the fields of marketing and PR, as well as the management of the Internet community. After graduating from this specialty You expect work in advertising and interactive agencies, portals, online editions, consulting firms.    Many workshops Two specializations: designer of the content business and politics and content designer trends and culture Polish-program Undergraduate (3 years) Where to find work? It sounds unbelievable, but after the end of this faculty, you'll be able to find a job in almost any industry, promotes itself through the Internet. A graduate of the Faculty "Mediavorking", you'll be able to begin work in these companies, in areas such as: advertising agencies and Public Relations creative agency consulting company version of Internet portals social networks Interactive agencies cultural institutions research centers and companies cooperating with the media. [-]

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BSc in Information Technology

Campus Full time Part time 7 - 8 semesters October 2017 Poland Poznań + 1 more

Information Technology is a major, in which for the past 15 years we have successfully educated engineers the most sought in the labour market. Among our Partners there are the largest IT companies, including Microsoft and IBM. [+]

WHY IS IT A GOOD IDEA? Information Technology is a major, in which for the past 15 years we have successfully educated engineers the most sought in the labour market. Among our Partners there are the largest IT companies, including Microsoft and IBM. We are proud to promote our students’ projects! During Poznań Game Arena 2014 Fair, our students presented their latest productions –“Tacolypse” and “Dresy vs. Metale” games. SPECIALISATIONS: Internet and mobile applications A specialisation that will prepare you to work as a developer (programmer), a designer of applications and services, intelligent solutions (Internet of Things and wearable technology), operating in a distributed, cloud and hybrid environment. This specialisation may be studied in specific detail during the last two semesters. IT systems and infrastructure A specialisation that will prepare you to work as an administrator, a person managing, maintaining and designing IT infrastructure, in particular virtual solutions (virtualisation platforms), distributed, cloud solutions and those adapted to work in the Data Center. Become an IT engineer! Information Technology at CDV is an engineering degree programme: Full-time programme lasts 3.5 years - 7 semesters. You will specialize in the following fields: designer and programmer of mobile applications designer and programmer of computer games, including the Xbox360 console designer and manager of computer networks administrator and manager of database systems free-lance professional, capable of corporate IT problem-solving ADVANTAGES OF THE MAJOR Modern infrastructure: Computer game laboratory unique in the whole country, equipped with XBOX consoles, Kinect controllers and TVs as well as computers provided with the cutting-edge game programming engine - Unreal Engine 4.0. Specialist laboratory for programming mobile devices equipped with phones with Windows Phone and Android systems A practical learning program, through which you can study and take part in additional workshops, trainings, internships and work placements according to 3+2 rule (3 days at the University + 2 days of work placement at the employer) Collaboration with Microsoft as part of the IT Academy Advanced will allow you to participate in specialist courses and gain certifications. Owing to our cooperation with IBM, you will have an opportunity to learn professional IT tools, participate in internships and free trainings as well as to gain IBM certifications valued by employers. 70% of classes have a practical dimension (workshops and computer labs) and are run by specialists from companies recognised in the IT industry (including Black Moon Design, B2 Internet, Whalla Labs) Modern software (e.g. at Processing of Semi-Structured Data course you will be using Liquid XML Studio 2013) In the framework of international cooperation, students of Information Technology implement projects with a German partner university Fachhochschule Branderburg. Thanks to the “Kumpel Project” students take part in student exchange programmes and host foreign lecturers. We provide development opportunities! At CDV, regular meetings of IT specialists of Poznańska Grupa.NET are held and within the framework of the Scientific Society of IT Specialists, under the supervision of True Solutions company, students test their skills playing roles of members of an IT team. YOUR KNOWLEDGE Degree in Information Technology will allow you to gain the following skills: solving specific IT problems, knowledge of modern technologies, solutions and IT systems, designing, developing and testing modern software with the use of modern IT tools, creative and entrepreneurial thinking and acting, Basic modules for all: Operating systems Algorithms and data structures Internet technologies Security of systems Modules for the Internet and Mobile Applications specialisation: Design of graphical user interfaces and web pages Multi-tier applications Modules for the IT Systems and Infrastructure specialisation: Design and management of computer networks Parallel and distributed processing Novelty! Information Technology modules contain elements of Mathematics, Physics and Electronics only to the extent necessary to understand IT issues! FEES Degree Program Language of instruction Type Degree offered Duration of study (in semesters) Tuition fee per year Tuition fee per semester Tuition fee in monthly installments (12)* Registration fee INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY POLISH PART-TIME Bachelor of Science (Engineer) 8 5880 PLN 2940 PLN 490 PLN 300 PLN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY POLISH FULL-TIME Bachelor of Science (Engineer) 7 5880 PLN 2940 PLN 490 PLN 300 PLN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ENGLISH FULL-TIME Bachelor of Science (Engineer) 7 2040 EUR 1020 EUR 170 EUR 125 EUR [-]

BSc Urban Management

Campus Full time Part time 42 months October 2017 Poland Poznań + 1 more

The Urban Management major was created in collaboration with the best Dutch university NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences. The study programme has been prepared on the basis of Western models and is implemented by Dutch lecturers and specialists in the field of ​​urban planning. [+]

The only such major in Poland! We educate engineers responsible for sustainable development of cities (smart cities) and urban areas. The Urban Management major was created in collaboration with the best Dutch university NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences. The study programme has been prepared on the basis of Western models and is implemented by Dutch lecturers and specialists in the field of ​​urban planning. Strengths: The curriculum is based on the Dutch model of NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences and is divided into trimesters. Classes are taught by experienced professionals from leading Dutch city planning offices, who understand the specifics of Central and Eastern Europe. Foreign apprenticeships, study trips, student exchanges with the Netherlands, and contact with the international urban environment. Diverse form of classes, starting from workshops and group projects up to work as part of open ateliers and design offices. Three-month internships under the supervision of an international team of experts. Partner-based and individual approach of lecturers who stimulate the creativity of students and support them in solving problems. How do we teach? Studios Classes in the studio are one of the key elements in the curriculum. They are conducted in the form of teamwork or on an individual basis and involve implementation of specific design tasks, from the planning of work, drawing up a timetable, through preliminary analysis, concepts, up to offering creative solutions. Courses and training sessions Courses and trainings enable students to gain technical knowledge and skills related to designing, communicating, performing research, and making technical drawings. Trainings are conducted in small groups and are focused on the acquisition of skills necessary for carrying out tasks in the studio. Foreign training trips During the first three years of study, you will have the opportunity to go on study visits to cities such as Amsterdam, Barcelona, ​​Seville and Copenhagen. All this, in order to get to know innovative designs and forms of management, as well as methods to cope with global challenges of the European cities. Internships In the framework of internships that take place during the second and the third year, you will become familiar with the reality of your future profession by testing your knowledge in urban design offices, consulting companies, engineering companies, as well as local and central government units. Coaching Individual coaching sessions will help you develop interpersonal skills necessary for effective work in design teams. In cooperation with a coach, you will be able to optimally shape your career development plan, based on your qualifications and experience. International exchange During the second and the third year, students have the opportunity to participate in a student exchange programme with a Dutch university NHTV Breda. Owing to this, you will broaden your experience not only with work in an international environment, but also with a network of valuable contacts. Why trimesters? The trimester system (as compared to the commonly used in Poland two-semester system) assumes three periods of teaching in the academic year lasting 11 weeks each. Such a system allows the synchronisation of the CDV academic year organisation with that of our partner university NHTV Breda as well as joint implementation of projects, student exchange and optimal use of the Erasmus+ programme. Year I, II and III - classes in studios, seminars, courses and training sessions. Year II and III – internships Year IV - thesis in a selected area for a company or public institution in Poland or abroad. Selected courses: City history - development, function, structure Urban analyses – methods Smart City - a new dimension of urban development Transport and communications Sustainable city Strategic management Architecture of modern cities Design drawing – CAD Social aspects of planning What makes Urban Management different from similar engineering studies? A strong emphasis on the development of interpersonal skills, combined with technical and analytical knowledge necessary to practice as an urban planner. Your knowledge and skills: Knowledge of rules applicable in the area of ​​design technical and engineering tasks, which enable planning and supervising the process of developing urban and architecture programmes, plans, strategies, concepts, and projects. Managing a team of economists, urban planners and architects in the scope of planning and designing solutions for urban areas. Development of concepts of urban plans, preliminary forecasts and feasibility studies. Knowledge of modern technological solutions enabling development of projects, visualisations and management of the team's work. Ability to use in the practice of graphic software necessary in the process of urban and architectural design, and spatial analysis. Ability to communicate with representatives of public and private sector, including drawing conclusions, suggesting solutions and decision-making. Knowledge of key elements of the city's economy, constructing the public budget, financial and investment planning, their mutual relationships and the impact on the effectiveness of management. Workplaces: consulting companies in Poland and in the world providing consulting services in the field of spatial planning and urban design, design offices, urban planning offices, public sector: government and local government units responsible for the development of cities and regions as well as for investment and spatial planning Fees Course Course type Years Tuition fees per one academic year Tuition fees per one semester Tuition fees per one mounth URBAN MANAGEMENT Bachelor degree 3,5 3000 Euro 1500 Euro 250 Euro [-]

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