University of Rijeka

World University Rankings 2024
Impact Rankings 2023
Young University Rankings 2023
Trg brace Mazuranica 10, Rijeka, 51000, Croatia

About University of Rijeka

Founded in 1973, the University of Rijeka is a modern European university based in Rijeka, the third largest city in Croatia.

Students can study various subjects within the following faculties: applied arts, mathematics, economics and business, humanities and social sciences, medicine, biotechnology, physics, engineering, tourism and hospitality management, law, teacher education, informatics, civil engineering, health studies and maritime studies.

Many study programmes (at both bachelor and master's level) are conducted in English including international business, medicine, biotechnology and mathematics.

Students regularly take part in major projects such as the International Student Film Festival, Music Festival Impulse, Festival of Actors’ Academies and others.

For those with a passion for sports, there are plenty of sports clubs to join including swimming, basketball, rowing, football and water polo.

The University of Rijeka has established relationships with universities around the world, carrying out academic exchanges, scientific research cooperation and the opportunity for students to study abroad. The university welcomes students to its campus.

Partnered universities include University of Massachusetts (US), Kyung Hee University Medical Center (Korea) and Northumbria University (UK).

Notable alumni include: Jakov Kitarović, husband of Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, the former President of the Republic of Croatia and Nina Broznić, a cross country skier.

Rijeka is a bustling port city offering plenty of cafes, restaurants, bars and shops making it a great base for students to enjoy university life.

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Key statistics

  • 15.6
    No. of students per staff
  • 29%
    Proportion of ISR Publication
  • 58 : 42
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 3%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 13,163
    Number of FTE Students
Based on data collected for the (1) 2024 World University Rankings

Subjects taught at University of Rijeka

  • Engineering & technology

    • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • Business & economics

    • Accounting & Finance
    • Business & Management
    • Economics & Econometrics
  • Physical sciences

    • Mathematics & Statistics
    • Physics & Astronomy
  • Clinical, pre-clinical & health

    • Medicine & Dentistry
    • Other Health
  • Education

    • Education
  • Computer science

    • Computer Science
  • Law

    • Law
  • Arts & humanities

    • Art, Performing Arts & Design
    • Languages, Literature & Linguistics
    • Architecture
    • History, Philosophy & Theology
  • Life sciences

    • Biological Sciences
  • Psychology

    • Psychology