This year, Faculty of Economics in Osijek marks the fifty-second anniversary of successful work and the eight year of implementation of completely new educational programmes adapted in accordance with the Bologna Agreement.

University of OsijekThis Faculty has played an important role in training scientists and experts in this part of Croatia. Until 2013, 10,316 students have graduated, 345 have finished postgraduate specialist studies, 691 have been awarded master’s degrees and 191 have been awarded doctoral degrees. The Faculty wishes to establish itself as an autonomous, modern, comparatively competitive institution, close to European and world standards of quality of teaching and scientific research. The results of these efforts are reflected especially in the revitalization and increasing the level of international and local cooperation, with increasing participation of students of different levels of educational programmes.

In 2011, Faculty underwent a successful process of international accreditation and was awarded the IQA (CEEMAN International Quality Accreditation) certificate confirming high quality of the programme and its implementation, personnel potential and quality of equipment, as well as the final results. Name of the Faculty of Economics in Osijek can also be found in the international academic database of world’s best business schools. Such recognisability at international level has brought additional recognition, UNESCO Chair in Entrepreneurship, which is awarded to institutions and individuals for outstanding achievements in a field.

In 2013, the Faculty received Certificate of compliance with the ISO 9001:2008 standard, which serves as confirmation of Faculty’s commitment to providing high-quality educational services and scientific research, and implementation of a successful management organisation system.

University of Osijek

The fact that the Faculty of Economics in Osijek was founded 52 years ago, as one of the first institutions of higher education in the city and the region and that it was one of the building blocks for establishing the J.J. Strossmayer University of Osijek, clearly indicates that rich tradition and present intellectual capacity of the Faculty will be strong impetuses for development of the economy both in the region and Croatia as a whole.

Programs taught in:
  • English

This school also offers:


University of Osijek Faculty of Economics

Starting the international inter-university interdisciplinary postgraduate (doctoral) study ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATIVENESS was stimulated by the need for creation of ... [+]

Starting the international inter-university interdisciplinary postgraduate (doctoral) study ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATIVENESS was stimulated by the need for creation of competitive knowledge necessary for strengthening the proactive and innovative capacity of individuals and society in facing changes and managing changes.

A study is the result of the TEMPUS Joint European Project International Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies (CD_JEP-41014-2006), which was realized by Josip Juraj Strossmayer University in Osijek, Croatia; University of Turku, Finland; University of Maribor, Slovenia; University of Klagenfurt, Austria and Durham University, United Kingdom in the 2007-2009 period. Building educational capacity at all levels of education for training for initiative and entrepreneurship requires creating a critical mass of educators from that interdisciplinary area, that is, creating teams of educators in different disciplines who can implement entrepreneurship education programs at different educational levels, from primary to tertiary.... [-]

Croatia Osijek
October 2019
3 years
Read more in English

Promotion video - university of Osijek Faculty of Economics

Location address
Ekonomski fakultet u Osijeku
Trg Ljudevita Gaja 7

Osijek, Osijek-Baranja County, 31000 HR
Social Media