Adaptations to the labour market through additional training and retraining increase citizens’ employability and have potential to reduce unemployment.

Improving the quality of life of the widest population by adapting to real time, is only one of the goals of the existence of various models of adult education.

The schools for adults in Rijeka offer many programmes, from those for acquiring a profession to a wide range of different courses in order to upgrade knowledge. The University of Rijeka implements lifelong learning education programmes, and the City of Rijeka finances IT courses that are free of charge for older citizens.