The University of Rijeka was founded in 1973 as a logical expansion of high-education institutions in western Croatia. It originates from the 17th century when the Jesuit Gymnasium was established in Rijeka. Since its foundation, it has undergone a series of transformations, mostly as a consequence of changes in national high-education policy.
Today, the University integrates the functions of its constituents, and ensures their unique and harmonized operation. Its mission is dedicated to bringing strategic and development decision in numerous issues of functioning within the academic community and continuous stimulation of international competitiveness in all areas of scientific, artistic and expert operation. Through its active cooperation with economy and partnerships for community development, the University is trying to contribute to the sociocultural transition into a society of knowledge.
Its vision aims to make the University of Rijeka one of the 500 European universities; therefore, it chose a dynamic development which systematically and in an organized way stimulates mobility and developing a research career, as well as enables expressing talent and entrepreneurial energy of each individual.
University of Rijeka - Rectorate
Trg braće Mažuranića 10, 51000 Rijeka
phone: 051 406 500
fax: 051 406 588