The University of Split was officially established in 1974. The University has expanded during the course of the past years to include nine Faculties, one Academy of Arts, two University colleges and two University Departments as well as several institutes and scientific units. As of 2009, a total of approximately 40,000 students have graduated, and a total of 337 doctoral degrees have been awarded.
Focus on Mediterranean region
The focus of the research work carried out by the University is on scientific areas with reference to disciplines characterized by natural, cultural, historical, social, economic and other features of the region as a part of the Croatian Adriatic and the Mediterranean region as a whole. This involves the research and protection of art and construction heritage, philology, field crops, oceanography and fishing, Adriatic botany and zoology, island and coastal economy, Adriatic tourism, maritime law, nautical science, naval architecture and a range of other specific disciplines of technical sciences such as chemical engineering, civil engineering, electrical and mechanical engineering.
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University of Split
Livanjska 5 21000 Split
phone: +385 21 558-222, 558-200
fax: +385 21 348-163