University of Zagreb

The University of Zagreb is the oldest and biggest University in Croatia. University of Zagreb now consists of 30 faculties and 3 academies, and about 71 000 students, of which about 200 students are with disabilities. It offers a wide range of academic degree courses leading to Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral degrees in the following fields: Arts, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Engineering, Humanities, Natural and Social Sciences. It is also a strongly research-oriented institution, contributing with over 50 percent to the total research output of the country. The University of Zagreb has been a main coordinator for three Tempus projects in which all other Croatian universities have been partners (UM–JEP–16015-2001, UM-JEP 17060-2002, JEP-41060-2006). The University of Zagreb has the Commission for Students with Disabilities and University Office for Students with Disabilities which have potential resources for development equalizing of opportunities in Higher Education for Students with Disabilities in the Republic of Croatia. Commission and Office through their activities offer direct assistance for students in solving specific problems that may occur during the study and represents a mechanism for ensuring equal opportunities.

Coordinator of the Project on behalf of the University of Zagreb is Prof. Lelia Kiš – Glavaš, Ph.D., associate professor at the Department for Inclusive Education and Rehabilitation of the Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences and president of the Commission for Students with Disabilities at the University of Zagreb.

Emblem of the University of Zagreb