Most universities are multi-faculty institutions covering a wide range of disciplines with a few specializing in science and technology, IT, business, architecture, fine arts and music. The
universities are located in the larger cities and many of them have close partnerships with business, industry and other research institutions.
The university colleges combine theoretical studies with practical application in a range of subject areas. Work placements are always included in the programmes, which prepare you to enter specific professions. Courses are offered in areas such as business, education, engineering, IT, nursing, social work, etc.
The programmes offered at the academies of professional higher education combine theory with practice. They are available in a range of disciplines, including business, technology, IT, multimedia, food industry, tourism, etc.
University level institutions of fine and performing arts, design and architecture offer research-based programs starting from Bachelor’s and continuing with Master’s and PhD programmes.