Why FER?

FER prepares you for jobs that don't yet exist

University of Zagreb is the oldest in university South-Eastern Europe, dating its roots from 1669, but keeping up to modern challenges as on of the world's top 500 universities. We are proud to say that Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing (FER) is a part of that tradition, belonging to the largest and the most influential Croatian University.

The history of FER itself starts at 1919, with the advent of Technical College in Zagreb, which was later divided into few divisions with respect to different technical fields, one of them being Faculty of Electrical Engineering.

Today's Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing is a home for large family of more than 3800 undergraduate and graduate students, 450 Ph.D. students, 200 professors and 300 teaching and research assistants.

FER alumni are highly respected professionals that are exceptionally demanded in Croatian companies in the fields of electrical engineering, information technologies and computing, but also in top technology companies all around the world. You can learn more how FER helped our alumni in their testimonials from automotive, IT, machine learning and other industries.

 

Explore, invent, be yourself!

FER hosts 250 international and national R&D&I project, both scientific research and industry collaboration projects.

You can join students working on FERSAT project - learn space technologies in heart of Zagreb by joining CubeSat development team getting ready for launch first Croatian-made satellite!

Or make you own USV (unmanned surface vehicles) and underwater drones by joining project in LABUST laboratory.

If you feel more attracted to flying drones, no problem, we have plenty of opportunities on various projects hosted by LARICS group.

Did you know that world's fasted silicon bipolar transistor HCBT was invented at FER-MINEL?

Majority of FER's students are involved in R&D&I projects through work on their B.Sc. and M.Sc. theses, there is something for everyone's taste!

 

Large pool of inventive tech companies for internships

Are you passionate to taste how development of the fastest electrical hypercar in Rimac Automobili looks like?

Or get involved in the development of next-gen AI powered robots by joining the passionate Croatian team Gideon Brothers that makes, new and exciting robot designs?

Or be part of Croteam helping them to launch new release of  Serious Sam, Scum or Talos Principle franchise?

You can do all that, and much more, if you consider participating FER summer internship programme in
more than 250 Croatian companies!

 

Career development and job opportunities

FER Career Center is a central place for providing help to students and alumni by offering them counseling, managing extra-curricular forms of education, enabling networking with employers, entrepreneurship, and other kinds of help related to early career development and improvement of personal skills.

Looking for internship, student job or placement after finishing studies? Be noticed by top tech Croatian and international companies at largest IT related Job Fair in Croatia hosted at FER each May! Or apply for one day Career Speed Dating event to talk with your future employers directly, hosted at FER each December!

 

Student enterpreneurship - SPOCK

Feel like starting your own company, building next unicorn or simply wish to learn more how to practice enterpreneurship in high techonlogies within vibrant interdisciplinary environment? Be sure to boldly go and check SPOCK, our student-friendly startup incubator.