We are the leading national and regional research and higher education institution, with excellent teachers and students, closely linked with the economy, excellently organized and internationally recognized.


Our mission is:

  • to educate students capable of carrying out the technological and social development of Croatia through education and research in the field of electrical engineering, computing and information and communication technology, using scientific background from applied mathematics and applied physics;
  • to create new knowledge by internationally acknowledged research and by development of new interdisciplinary areas;
  • to innovatively develop the economy and public services, hence contributing to the overall development of the society;
  • to be an institution of high academic values and ethical principles, a site of critical thinking and questioning, and of equality for all its members;
  • to be a driving force in the Croatian society

In fulfilling the mission of FER, we rely on our core values that we continue to develop: we are the leading national and regional higher education and research institution with outstanding staff and students, closely connected with the economy, remarkably organised and internationally recognised.


As Croatia’s leading academic and research institution in the field of electrical engineering, computing, and information and communication technology, FER wants to be integrated and competitive in European higher education and research area; it wants to create new forms of knowledge transfer to the economy and to prompt economic and social activities of Croatia.


Development Strategy

Faculty strategy predicts that the research and innovation activity for the period 2013 – 2017 in the fields of electrical engineering, computing and ICT, with a strong support for mathematics and physics projects, will focus on the following social challenges, recognized in the European strategy documents, which are also in the focus of the economic and service sectors in Croatia:

  1. safe, clean and efficient energy
  2. smart and environmentally friendly integrated transport
  3. inclusive, innovative and secure societies
  4. networks and next-generation services
  5. production and service economy
  6. health
  7. advanced materials


Strategy text is available: