University of Zagreb
University of Zagreb is the oldest and biggest university in South-Eastern Europe. It consists of 29 faculties, three art academies and the Centre for Croatian Studies. 50.000 full time students participate in undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs as the University offers a wide range of academic degree courses leading to Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral degrees. It is a strong research-oriented institution, contributing with over 50 percent to the total research output of the country. It is linked to more than 90 institutions of higher education throughout Europe and other continents and its memberships in networks and international association include: Central European Initiative University Network, Danube Rectors' Conference, European University Association, Inter University Centre Dubrovnik, Rectors' Conference of the Alps-Adriatic Universities, Société Europénne pour la Formation des Ingénieurs and Network of Universities from the Capitals of Europe(UNICA).
Faculty of Economics and Business Zagreb
Faculty of Economics and Business Zagreb was founded in 1920 and is the oldest institution for higher education in economics and business in this part of Europe. In the period from 1927 to 1995 the Faculty of Economics and Business Zagreb had awarded degrees to 18.000 students and 501 doctoral disertations had been defended in the field of economic sciences, while in the period from 1962 to 1995 more than 2.000 master degrees had beeb awarded. The goal of the school is to train the next generations of the country’s business and economic leaders with the aim of establishing entrepreneurial mind-set and culture which will foster regional development and growth.
The cooperation between the Faculty of Economics and Business Zagreb and corporate sector is based on education as well as scientific research. The Faculty embraced life long learning approach by organizing several postgraduate specialist study programs, postgraduate doctoral study program, executive education and launching professional training courses.
The task for the future of the Faculty of Economics and Business Zagreb is to create a Center for entrepreneurship which should be the centre of entrepreneurship for all of those who offer new knowledge and technologies required to activate the region’s potential.