Sveuciliste u Rijeci, Filozofski Fakultet u Rijeci

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is part of the University of Rijeka, but it is separate legal entity. It provides undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate studies according to the principles of Bologna Declaration. The Faculty offers single study programmes and double study programmes in free combinations and carries out four doctoral study programmes. The entire educational and research work at the Faculty is organized within ten departments and one Division. The Faculty also has few laboratories and different centers. Centres are the units that carry out scientific-research activities and the activities that link practice, science, art and higher education.

The Faculty is striving to be the place of exchanging ideas, critical thinking and scientific research with valuing intellectual freedom, cooperation, connecting the science and profession, encouraging of the diversity and valuing knowledge. It encourages the development of the “new” industry in the region through providing scientific and professional services. A strong cooperation with institutions within local, regional and international levels, active cooperation and excellent results in education and research gives the Faculty a high level of credibility and visibility in the national and regional area. The Faculty strives to contribute to quality education and scientific research, with the aim of internationalization of its research capacities and teaching and research mobility.

University of Rijeka was founded in 1973, but its roots date back to the 17th century when Jesuit High School in Rijeka was founded. The University includes 11 faculties, 4 university departments, 12 scientific and development centres, 9 teaching units, common services, several companies and organizations, which all together form a common platform that provides quality work and education. Through active collaboration with industry and through partnerships for community development, University seeks to contribute to the socio-cultural transition into a society of knowledge.