Economics undergraduate study

The undergraduate university programme in Economics is designed for students who want to build their career in corporations, financial institutions, research institutions, the higher education sector, trade unions, and other professional non-governmental organizations, state bodies at all levels (ministries, counties, cities and municipalities), and international institutions.

The main objective of the programme is to enable students to understand complex economic processes through the provision of theoretical and applied knowledge in economics. Students who have completed this study programme have analytical skills appropriate to the application of quantitative methods in economics, knowledge of the functioning of economic systems, the ability to use information creatively, and they have the active knowledge of at least one foreign language. In today's world, the need to forecast the economic developments in a country, region and abroad, as well as to analyse trends in industrial sectors, exists in many companies and institutions, making this study useful not only at macro but at micro (company) levels.

Duration: 3 years
ECTS credits: 180
Enrollment requirements:
  • completed four-year high school
  • passed state matura exam (high school leaving state exams)
    • Croatian Language - higher level
      or Native language for EU citizens
    • English language - higher level
      if english is native language than first foreign language will be taken into account
    • Mathematics - basic level
Study cycle: undergraduate university study programme
Curricula: List of courses
intended learning outcomes:


  • concisely and reasonably present positions, insights, and ideas, as well as problems and solutions
  • analyse economic problems by applying quantitative methods and ICT
  • develop communication and cooperation in different business situations in domestic and international environments
  • independently solving economic problems by respecting the principles of ethics and social responsibility


  • review the basic aspects of the behaviour of manufacturers and consumers on the market
  • analyse the overall economic activity of the national economy
  • identify different aspects of the functioning of the Croatian economy
  • break down the fundamental functions and processes in the field of the management of an economic operator
Field of study intended learning outcomes:

National and international economy

  • analyse the effects of international trade and international capital flows
  • identify the underlying factors and institutions of the financial system
  • examine the role of economic policies in achieving the goals of economic growth and development
  • establish the specificities of economic processes at the regional level

Money and finance

  • analyse the effects of international trade and international capital flows
  • examine the structure of the financial system - institutions, markets, instruments and policies
  • comment on the functioning of the financial system

Regional economics

  • analyse the effects of international trade and international capital flows
  • identify the underlying factors of the monetary system
  • examine the specificities of economic processes and development policies at the regional level
Future studies: By completing the undergraduate university study program, a student can continue studies at graduate level university programme (upon completion of which he or she will obtain Masters degree) or other graduate programmes at this or other faculty or university at home or abroad, with possible obilgaition to enroll in additional courses arising from the specifics of the different programs as prescribed by the university or faculty acts.
Title acquired: academic title Bachelor of economics