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About studies

From academic year 2005/2006 Faculty of Agriculture started with so-called "Bologna studies" - studies that are developed according to Bologna declaration. The Faculty of Agriculture accepted restructure of its studies, on the 1st irregular session of the Faculty Council, held on January 22nd 2004 adopting the 3+2+3 structure. The continual rapid growth of world population increases the constant demand for bigger food production. To educate the experts who have the knowledge and practical skills for organizing good quality of agricultural production, and to educate them how to deal with problems which are inevitable in the production, is crucial for any country and its market, both in public and private sector. Considering all of that, to structure a good quality agricultural studies is a primary goal, yet a great challenge at the same time. The reform of the Faculty of Agriculture has created better quality and more flexible agricultural studies which provides its students with acquisition of the latest knowledge in different fields of agricultural production. This reformed studies enables students to attend classes on other universities in Croatia as well as partner universities abroad. The study reform was designed to enable student’s earlier acquisition of first degree diploma as well as getting a job, which is also one of the goals of the higher education reforms in Europe.

At Faculty of Agriculture students can enroll in:

  1. university undergraduate studies (bachelor studies)
  2. university graduate studies (master studies)
  3. university postgraduate studies (doctoral studies)
  4. professional studies

All studies have modular structure, where module is a thematic unit consisting of lectures, exercises and seminars. Each module has a module coordinator, and within the module besides the coordinator, there are several professors and teacher assistants who can lecture, too. The number of teachers involved in a module depends on what module consists of. Each module has a unique timetable and for each module a unique exam is taken, regardless of the number of the lecturers. The exam is usually written, held by a module coordinator who forms a unique exam based on the questions composed by all the lecturers in the module. All undergraduate and graduate studies modules have uniform structure: module comprises 75 in-class lectures and is worth 6 ECTS credits.