EITCI, The European IT Certification Institute

The European Information Technologies Certification Institute or EITCI Institute is an international non-profit organization seated in Brussels and working towards development of Inclusive Digital Society by dissemination of high quality standards in IT competencies training and education as well as in IT systems and solutions through processes of certification and accreditation by joint effort of academic and industrial experts in the EU and abroad.

EITCI Institute brings together representatives of academia and industry in relevant, specific IT fields, who cooperate towards development and dissemination of high quality IT certification frameworks in professional Information Technology competencies and technical solutions. EITCI Insititute focuses on development of methodologies and standards to support IT skills and expertise dissemination in the international society, along with dedication to improvement of quality and safety of ubiquitous IT applications, with special attention set on the areas of programming, web development, computer graphics, artificial intelligence, robotics and cyber security.

The skills and competencies Certification Programmes governed by the EITCI Institute include:

EITC Programme   European Information Technologies Certification Programme (EITC Programme)

EITCA Programme European Information Technologies Certification Academy Programme (EITCA Programme)

and constitute an international framework for formal confirmation and recognition of the level and quality of IT competencies and skills held by certified individuals in relevant Information Technologies and applied informatics fields and disciplines.

The mission of the EITCI Institute is to accelerate growth of the Inclusive Digital Society and Knowledge Based Economy, as well as to counter digital exclusion in society worldwide. This goal is set for implementation on two planes. First, by increasing accessibility to IT Certification Programmes, which are non-commercially and commercially available to individuals and institutions in the EU and abroad, aiming for as wide as possible dissemination of high quality IT competencies. Second, by cooperating with institutional standardization bodies and technology providers, supporting growth of quality and safety of critical IT applications and of related products.