University of Zagreb
Region: Southern Europe
Country/Region: Croatia
Found Year: 1669
Address: Trg Republike Hrvatske 14
Introduction

Set up in 1669, the University of Zagreb is the oldest Croatian university, and one of the oldest in South East Europe. It was founded by Emperor and King Leopold I Habsburg as he gave the status and privileges of a university to the Jesuit Academy of Zagreb. The academy was run by Jesuits until 1773, when their rule got dissolved by Pope Clement XIV. It then started teaching Law alongside Philosophy and Theology, being the main institution to educate the Croatian intelligentsia until the end of the nineteenth century. Now the university offers a wide range of degrees including science, architecture, engineering, biomedical sciences, biotechnology, social sciences, humanities and the arts. Some of these courses get taught in English, such as the BA in Business, Economics, Engineering; MAs in Medicine, Managerial Informatics, Economics, Business, Environment, Agriculture. The university has international agreements with the Macquarie University Sydney in Australia, the University of Toronto in Canada, the Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, the University of Helsinki in Finland, University Panthéon-Assas in France, Dresden University of Technology, Humboldt University in Berlin and Heidelberg University in Germany, Lomonosov Moscow State University in Russia, University of California in the US and many others. Zagreb is the capital city of Croatia, with a population of 800,000. Its culture echoes both its Austro-Hungarian and Croatian past. The city often hosts international music artists. It is also home to one of the biggest open air festivals in Europe, the INmusic festival, as well as the Zagreb Jazz Festival. Zagreb's resident are easily able to also visit cities such as Vienna and Budapest, along with many other famous places in central and eastern Europe.

Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Marine/Ocean Engineering
43
Food Science & Technology
101-150
Hospitality & Tourism Management
151-200
Mathematics
301-400
Public Health
301-400
Medical Technology
301-400
Physics
401-500
Ecology
401-500
Key Statistics
57396
Total Enrollment
658(1.1%)
International Students
24015
Undergraduate Enrollment
129(0.5%)
International Students
33381
Graduate Enrollment
529(1.6%)
International Students