The European Information Technologies Certification Institute is committed to setting an internationally recognized and industry acknowledged standards in IT Certification. Those standard are developed primarily under the names of EITCA (the European Information Technology Certification Academy) and the EITC (the European Information Technology Certification) programmes and are disseminated internationally. The European Information Technologies Certification Academy and the European Information Technologies Certification standards constitute implementation of the European Commission's Digital Agenda for Europe upon the Europe 2020 Strategy in critical for information society IT competencies certification. They are developed by engagement of international experts and available from Brussels on-line under governance of the EITCI Institute.
The EITCI Institute disseminates the EITCA and EITC certification standards internationally upon EITCA Academy and within the licensees network (primarily in the European Union member states but also abroad). EITCI Institute has issued over 1 million certifications to candidates among IT professionals in more than 40 countries upon the international EITCA Academy edition as well as its local implementations translating the EITCA and the EITC programmes in collaboration with IT industrial partners, education and R&D centers, universities, and IT societies.
One of the most important EITCI Institute's responsibility is very strict adherence to highest quality standards assurance. EITCI Institute is thus committed to providing only carefully audited and accredited programmes, delivered in effective methodologies (including modern e-learning technologies). High quality of EITCI IT Certification programmes is achieved due to continuous collaboration with experts in relevant fields from both academic and industrial background, keeping up with pace of rapid technology advancement.
Beyond certification programming efforts EITCI Institute is also active in international promotion of its IT Certification programmes, determining their recognition and acknowledgment in many industrial sectors of modern economy.
EITCI Institute supports and cooperates within the following related EU activities: