Accreditations, Certificates and Memberships

Faculty of Economics & Business, University of Zagreb is guided by the criteria of excellence in its scientific research, educational, economic and social activities. This is compounded by four important accreditations that the Faculty is proud to hold. The first and most important is the national accreditation which, based on the legal basis, enables the teaching process at all study programs that the Faculty is holder of. In addition to the national accreditation, the Faculty of Economics & Business, University of Zagreb proudly carries three prestigious international accreditations (EQUIS, AACSB, EFMD programme accredited) that have ensured international visibility and recognition for the Faculty and its study programs, according to the highest global standards of quality in teaching and extracurricular activities, and for employers additional confirmation of the excellent competencies of our students.

Faculty of Economics & Business, University of Zagreb is a member of distinuguished international organizations in the fields of economics, business, quality management, human resource management, and tourism.

Accreditations and certificates awarded to the Faculty of Economics & Business, University of Zagreb provide a guarantee to students, academic society and business partners that the institution:
  • Fulfills all legal requirements for pursuing activities in the field of science and higher education;
  • Educates and creates the best human resources in the fields of business and economics;
  • It nurtures the high quality of organisation, operations and results of action to rigorous standards that are comparable to the leading universities and faculties at global level;
  • Ensures the global visibility and recognition of the institution, its teachers, researchers, students and diplomas;
  • Has a strong impact on the economy, the wider community and politics, setting trends in the field of higher education of economists in Croatia and the wider region;
  • Conducts applicable research that successfully connects theory and practice, but also connects current students with alumni and leading companies, public sector institutions and organizations;
  • Has the status of a desirable partner in scientific research projects and has much better access to funds from international sources of funding.

National accreditation
  • The Faculty of Economics & Business, University of Zagreb and its study programmes are accredited by the Croatian Agency for Science and Higher Education.

International accreditations
Memberships in international organizations
  • AACSB - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • CESEENet - Central and South-East European PhD Network
  • CRANET - The Cranfield Network on International Human Resource Management
  • EDAMBA - European Doctoral Association in Management and Business Administration 
  • EFMD - European Foundation for Management Development
  • UNWTO - United Nations World Tourism Organization
  • PRME - Principles for Responsible Management Education