University of Split
|University of Split|
|Sveučilište u Splitu|
|Established||15 June 1974|
|Rector||Prof. Dr. Sc. Ivan Pavić|
The University of Split (Croatian: Sveučilište u Splitu) is a university located in Split, Croatia. It was founded in 1974. and is organized in 13 faculties and 124 faculty programmes. As of 2009, a total of approximately 40,000 students have graduated, and a total of 337 doctoral degrees have been awarded.
University of Split is a member of the following associations: EUA - European University Association, International Associacion of Universities, UNIMED - Unione delle Università del Mediterraneo.
The University of Split was officially established on 15 June 1974 when the units having already had an effect in their professional, scientific and teaching areas entered its structure. As a predominant scientific and teaching public institution in the region the University of Split has expanded during the course of the past 30 years to include eleven Faculties, one Academy of Arts and four University Departments.There are about 25,000 students enrolled in the University’s undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate programs. Currently a new Campus is being built, which was supposed to be finished in 2014 but the economy crisis slowed it down so delays are to be expected. It will house all of the faculties, a large student center with a sports hall, sporting grounds and a University Library. There are new additions to the graduate programs like pharmacy, forensics, geodesy with new programs being added every year. The focus of the research work carried out by the University is on scientific areas with reference to disciplines characterized by natural, bio-medical, cultural, historical, social, economic and other features of the region as a part of the Croatian Adriatic and the Mediterranean region as a whole. The School of Medicine in Split started a Medicine program in English in the school year 2011/12. The program's curriculum is governed by the Bologna Process.
These are the faculties into which the university is divided:
- Faculty of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Geodesy (Fakultet građevinarstva, arhitekture i geodezije, FGAG, formerly Građevinsko-arhitektonski fakultet, GAF)
- Faculty of Mathematics and Sciences (Prirodoslovno-matematički fakultet, PMF)
- Faculty of Economics (Ekonomski fakultet, EF)
- Faculty of Law (Pravni fakultet)
- Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture (Fakultet elektrotehnike, strojarstva i brodogradnje, FESB)
- Catholic Faculty of Theology (Katolički bogoslovni fakultet)
- Faculty of Chemical Engineering (Kemijsko-tehnološki fakultet, KTF)
- Faculty of Medicine (Medicinski fakultet, MEF)
- Faculty of Kinesiology (Kineziološki fakultet, KIF)
- Faculty of Maritime Studies (Pomorski fakultet, PF)
- Faculty of Philosophy (Filozofski fakultet, FF)
- Academy of Fine Arts (Umjetnička akademija)
The Pharmacy course is run jointly by the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Chemical Engineering.
Medical Studies in English
A Medicine program in English language started in the school year 2011/12. Each year 50 students from the whole world are being enrolled. The Curriculum is governed by the Bologna Process. In addition students have the possibility to write the U.S. (USMLE) and Canadian (MCC) medical licensing exams.