University of Zagreb is the oldest and largest higher education institution in Croatia. Established in 1669, it now consists of 33 faculties and academies with approximately 72.000 students. Besides being the largest and oldest, the University of Zagreb has the largest scientific productivity, a total of 51% of Croatia’s scientific publications are produced by its staff. Having in mind the importance of a tolerant and democratic international environment for students' successful learning, scientific and artistic research as well as their personal development, the University strongly supports and promotes international mobility.
One of the faculties in our University is the Faculty of Civil Engineering. Its roots stem from the Technical College which was founded in Zagreb on 1st October 1919. After some administrational changes the Faculty of Civil Engineering emerged as an independent faculty, along with the faculties of Architecture and Geodesy. Today the Faculty employs 186 staff members and approximately 200 students per study year attend undergraduate and graduate study programmes, which offer specialization in 7 fields of civil engineering. Almost 8000 civil engineers have graduated from the Faculty, nearly 700 have completed postgraduate studies and more than 200 have acquired their doctoral degrees. Besides teaching, the Faculty’s staff takes active part in many research projects and collaborates with the industry sector.