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University of Zagreb

The University of Zagreb (1669) is the oldest university in Croatia and  one of the biggest universities in South-Eastern Europe. Ever since its foundation, the University has been continually growing and developing and now consits of 29 faculties, three art academies and the Centre for Croatian Studies. With its comprehensive programmes and over 50,000 full-time undergraduate and graduate students the University is the strongest teaching institution in Croatia.  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.

Faculty of Teacher Education

The Faculty of Teacher Education at the University of Zagreb together with the Department of Social and Educational Sciences at the University of Münster are the founders and organisers of the international Centre for European Education, located at the University of Zagreb.
The Faculty of Teacher Education at the University of Zagreb together with its branches in two other cities (Čakovec und Petrinja) and ca. 3000 students is the largest faculty for preprimary and primary teacher education in the country. The following courses of study are currently being offered: Early childhood education (BA), Primary teacher education (MA), Primary teacher education and Foreign languages (English, German) at the primary and lower secondary level (MA), as well as educational training of secondary teachers. Apart from these basic programmes of study, the Faculty also offers postgraduate professional studies as well as a doctoral study programme in the field of educational sciences. Main research interests of the Faculty lie, amongst others, in the in the following areas: alternative educational concepts, comparative education, e-learning/ICT, intercultural learning, acquisition of mother tongue and foreign languages, child development, school management and school climate.
The Faculty is nationally and internationally involved in various research projects and cooperation agreements and publishes two scientific journals: Teaching Methodology and Educational Sciences.

Members of the TEMPUS IV working group (project timeframe 2010-2013):

Prof. Dr. Siegfried Gehrmann – Project coordinator
Prof. Dr. Vlatka Domović
Željka Knežević – Office Zagreb
Prof. Dr. Ana Petravić
Ivana Rončević
Prof. Dr. Vladimir Šimović
Ass. Prof. Vatroslav Zovko