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Zagreb University:

The University of Zagreb (UNIZG) is the flagship educational institution in the country with 31 faculties, 3 art academies and various university centres and departments. As a comprehensive public Central European university, UNIZG offers education programmes in all scientific fields (arts, biomedicine, biotechnology, engineering, humanities, natural sciences and social sciences) and a broad spectrum of courses at all study levels, from undergraduate to postgraduate for more than 70,000 students. The University excels not only in teaching, but also in research, contributing with over 50 percent to the annual research output of Croatia. Being one of the constituent units of UNIZG, the Faculty of political science (FPZG) is participating within the project proposal as partner organisation. Faculty of Political Science of Zagreb University was founded by the Parliament of the People's Republic of Croatia on February 23, 1962. Since academic year 2005/2006 political science and journalism programs have been reorganized according to Bologna model into undergraduate and graduate programs. The Faculty also offers 11 postgraduate specialist MA programs. Faculty also has an integral doctoral program in political science. In 1996 the Faculty founded its own radio station, Radio Student, adding to the quality of its journalism program through interlinking of academic and practical skills and encouraging student creativity. In 2012 it was joined by Student Television, and both media are autonomously run by students, under the guidance of faculty members and associated experts. In 2014 the Faculty launched student newspapers Global. In 2007 Faculty of Political Science established the Centre for European Studies (CES). The Centre develops programmes for the public, i.e., training courses for Croatian civil servants, round tables and public lectures. CES applicated and implemented four ERASMUS+ projects (2 Jean Monnet Modules, 1 Jean Monnet Project and 1 Jean Monnet Chair). CES is also a key platform for promoting the University of Zagreb specialist degree Adaptation to the EU: Project Management, EU funds and EU programs which can proudly claim 4th successive generation of enrolment.

Zagreb University is represented by Associate professor Tonči Kursar, Assistant professor Ana Matan, and Igor Vidačak.