Mision, Vision and Strategy
Mission (role, why do we exist?)

The Faculty of Civil Engineering of the University of Zagreb is the oldest civil engineering faculty in Croatia conducting university education at an undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate level in all branches of civil engineering. It is continually developing and advancing higher education, scientific research activities and overall education, and actively participates in the development of the profession and implementation of new technologies.


Vision (what are we striving for, what do we want to achieve, how do we see ourselves in the future?)
  • to retain and strengthen the leading position as a university and scientific-research centre in the country, which covers all branches of civil engineering
  • to achieve international recognisability by developing a culture of quality higher education and research work by implementing the best European and world practices, promoting the mobility of students and researchers, and by becoming one of the regional centres of excellence in individual disciplines, as well as a "cooperation bridge” for countries of the European Union and the region
  • to retain and strengthen cooperation with the business sector in high-expertise tasks and developmental projects, specialised life-long higher education, and the development of an alumni network for mutual support and progress

Objectives (strategic and key business objectives – for achieving the mission and vision)
  • further harmonisation of the outcome of learning with the demands of the profession and market, with continual modernisation of the teaching process and content
  • connecting and expanding cooperation with related university institutions and scientific institutions, primarily in the European Union, along with promoting the international mobility of students and researchers
  • participation in joint research projects and joint studies with partners from EU countries and the region
  • founding individual study programmes in the English language, and organising life-long learning and non-formal education in the English language
  • development and modernisation, and certification of laboratories
  • increasing spatial and personnel capacities for teaching and research needs
  • further ties with the business sector and searching for adequate organisational forms