University of Library Studies and Information Technologies (SULSIT) is a state university. Its social mission is to prepare highly qualified, socially responsible personally motivated and adaptive to the labour market specialists. SULSIT has the strategic aim for sustainable development as a leading higher school with a significant scientific, technological and innovative potential. SULSIT has the ambition to continue the implementation of the so called Third Mission of the universities – to work on projects with national and regional significance. SULSIT has gained educational, scientific, technological and innovation capacity, able to get actively involved in the European Research and Innovation Area by implementing projects under Horizon 2020, Erasmus+ and TEMPUS Programmes, as well as in other international projects, and initiatiives e.g. those financed by UNESCO and World bank funds. SULSIT has partnerships with many European research and educational centres and high technological companies especially in the field of Internet technologies, education technologies, etc. SULSIT is member of the Balkan Universities Network.
SULSIT has two faculties: Faculty of Information Sciences and Faculty of Library Studies and Cultural Heritage. The University is accredited by the National Agency for Evaluation and Accreditation. It offers 7 Bachelor programmes (Computer Sciences, Information and Communication Technologies, Information Brokerage, Information Security, Library Studies and Bibliography, Public Communication, Information Resources and Cultural Heritage) and 26 Master’s programmes, as well as a number of Doctoral programmes.
There are three research and innovation institutes associated to SULSIT: Institute for Research and Doctoral Education, Institute for Research in the Field of Organisation, Management and Preservation of Cultural Heritage and Institute of Leadership in an Information Environment.