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Who are we? University of Zagreb (est. 1669) more than 30 faculties and academies with 60.000 students and 8.000 total staff FAZ - the oldest and leading.

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2 Who are we? University of Zagreb (est. 1669) more than 30 faculties and academies with students and total staff FAZ - the oldest and leading high education agricultural institution in the Republic of Croatia over 8500 Engineers, Masters and Doctors of Science degrees to date 1700 students 250 teaching staff

3 Mission To develop and direct study programs towards the acquisition of knowledge and skills necessary for producing high-quality food on a competitive basis. To generate knowledge for use of renewable natural resources, protection of environment, as well as preservation of rural landscapes and cultural heritage of Croatia.

4 Short history founded as Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry first PhD thesis defended faculty moves to present location Jazbina, pomology, viticulture and enology experimental station, acquired 1958/59. first graduate study programme starts new reorganization and todays title established

5 GRADUATE STUDY PROGRAMME [ 9 semesters ] Plant science Agronomy Gardening Pomology, Viticulture and Enology Plant Protection Land Management and Soil Protection Agricultural Engineering Agroeconomics Animal Science Animal Husbandry Dairy Science Fisheries Landscape Architecture Interfaculty study programme with four main groups of courses Natural-ecological Socio-economic Tehnical Design and Planning Agricultural Engineer (B Sc. In Agriculture) Educational Activities programmes based on knowledge and tradition With study programme and major specified (including final examination and defence of Diploma Thesis) DEGRE

6 Educational Activities programmes based on knowledge and tradition New Curricula (3+2+3) 9 undergraduate programs 3 years (6 semesters) 180 ECTS Degree: Prvostupnik (B.Sc.) 13 graduate programs 2 years (4 semesters) 120 ECTS Degree: Magistar struke (M.Sc.) 2 postgraduate programs (PhD) 3 years (6 semesters) 180 ECTS Degree: Doktor znanosti (Dr. sc.)

7 High quality experimental station guarantee quality teaching Maksimir (25 ha) Intended for teaching and scientific research in farming cereals, industrial, garden and ornamental crops Several on-hand labs and all necessary agricultural machines for carrying out field experiments

8 High quality experimental station guarantee quality teaching Jazbina (26 ha) Located in the immediate vicinity of the Faculty at the slopes of Mount Medvednica

9 High quality experimental station guarantee quality teaching Jazbina (26 ha) Production and collection plantations of fruit and grapevine for students practical experience

10 High quality experimental station guarantee quality teaching Centre for Grasses (55 ha) On northern slope of Mount Medvednica at altitude of 700 meters, 30 km from FAZ

11 High quality experimental station guarantee quality teaching Centre for Grasses (55 ha) Centres own animals, grazing lands and meadow, and well- equipped lab and classroom Teaching and experimental research in cattle – and sheep- breeding and mountain agronomy

12 Scientific Research Leading institution by number of researchers and their activities in agricultural sciences and pro- fession Over 200 researchers are involved in scientific and research work

13 Scientific Research Libraries and Publishing Central Agricultural Library Agriculturae Conspectus Scientificus (ACS) (Agricultural Scientific Review) Journal of Central European Agriculture (JCEA)

14 International Cooperation Priorities: To increase international exchange of teachers and students and make the FAZ attractive to foreign students To intensify participation in international projects (Tempus, FP6&7, COST, bilateral …) FAZ invites you for co-operation in research and education !!! Contact:


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